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#AdvanzMyLife Photo Contest: Details and Rules

Enter the #AdvanzMyLife Photo Contest!

Celebrate the remarkable impact Advanz has had on your life by participating in our highly anticipated annual #AdvanzMyLife Photo Contest! This is your opportunity to seize those precious moments that show the positive influence our credit union has had on you and your loved ones. We want YOU to take center stage in the frame!
Examples of Great Photo Ideas: 

Each photo you submit should show how Advanz has made a tangible difference in your life, creating lasting memories and empowering you to achieve your dreams.

Don't miss out on the chance to win exciting cash prizes! To enter, simply email your photos and a caption explaining them to no later than July 31, 2024. The first-place winner will receive a $100 prize, the second-place winner will be awarded $75, and all entries will be showcased on our Facebook page, allowing our community to appreciate and celebrate your moments of success. But that's not all! Members will have the power to choose a "fan favorite," who will receive a special $50 prize.

Here's a quick recap of how to participate:

  1. Capture those unforgettable moments that highlight the positive influence of Advanz on your financial journey and your life. Photos should feature yourself and/or your loved ones, in addition to showcasing how you've been helped by the credit union. 
  2. Email your photos and a caption explaining them to by July 31, 2024.
  3. Stand a chance to win up to $100 in cash prizes.

If you have any questions or need further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Your story matters, and we are honored to be a part of it.


  • 2 winners will be selected from a panel of Advanz CU affiliates, one first-place winner ($100 prize) and one runner-up ($75). Non-winners will be uploaded to a Facebook album for users to vote for a "fan favorite" between 8/12/24 - 8/16/24. Facebook photo contest winner will receive $50. Winners will receive deposits into their savings account.
  • Limit of five (5) photo entries per member.
  • Photo entries should be submitted by email to Please include your full name and a short description/testimonial of how Advanz membership has impacted you. Special consideration will be given to photos that include members. Photos must be candid; professionally-taken photos will not be eligible to win. 
  • Photos must not contain explicit content or profanity of any kind; any submission deemed inappropriate by the credit union will immediately be disqualified.
  • Contest starts Saturday, June 1, 2024 and ends Wednesday, July 31, 2024  at 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Winners may have to claim winnings for tax purposes. Please consult a tax advisor.
  • Any images submitted may be used for additional Advanz branding, marketing, and advertising purposes for the Credit Union.
  • Only existing members of Advanz in good standing may submit photos for entry and to be considered for final selection.
  • Winners will be contacted by August 9, 2024.
  • Important Note: Please take your privacy and other’s into consideration. Do not show items such as your personal/account information or number(s) (example: your credit or debit card account numbers).
  •  All entries must be submitted electronically via an email with attachment(s) to (should your file size be larger than 10 MB, you can use online file-sharing and sending options such as to ensure your entry gets to us).
  • Photos must be submitted in a jpeg format. The preferred resolution is 300dpi.
  • Any photos submitted of people under the age of 18 must have a permission statement by a parent or guardian stating they authorize Advanz Credit Union to view and possibly use the image(s). The permission statement must be in writing within a Word document or the body of the email. For example: “I, Joe James, father of Tom James, shown in the picture I’m submitting, allow Advanz Credit Union to view and possibly use his image for branding, marketing and advertising efforts.”
  • Please Note: The Credit Union will never sell or share your photo(s) or stories with any unauthorized outside parties or companies. All photos received will be kept by Advanz. By submitting a photo, you give consent for Advanz to use these in future efforts. This could include posters, media outlets, social media, statement inserts, website ads – among other things.
  • Should you have any questions, please email us at Someone will get back to you within the next business day. Thank you for participating in the #AdvanzMyLife photo contest!