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Adult & Junior Contests

Page Last Updated: 19-May-22

What You Will See

Prizes

NEWS: We are offering more opportunity for photographers to win prize money this year.

Best in Show Awards
$75.00 Adult Classes 
$50.00 Junior Classes 

People’s Choice Awards
$25.00 

Senior Classes
$15 First Place
$10 Second Place
$5 Third Place

Junior Classes
$15 First Place
$10 Second Place
$5 Third Place

Entry Fees: All contestants: $1.00 per entry, payable at time of photo drop off in Building E. Please pre-register online.

New Contact: Chris Shave
photocontest@sheepandwool.com

Make checks payable: DCSWGA
(Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Assn)

Rules

ENTER ONLINE HERE. You will still need to print, mount and drop off your work for display in order to compete as per Rule #2.

1. Contest is open to Amateurs Only.

2. $1 per entry. Entry fee is paid during the registration process. Click here to register and use the session picker to select "Photo Contest."

3. All photos must be matted. Mats may have an interior border. No photos with GLASS will be accepted.

4. Photographs must be taken by entrant.

5. Entries must be received FRIDAY, October 14, 2022 from 2pm-7pm at Building E. Entrant will attach label on back of picture showing Title; Entrant Name, Address and Telephone Number, email if applicable and Category being entered.

Please note: NO ENTRIES will be accepted via the mail

6. Each entrant may enter up to 10 photos. (The ten photos can be in one category or split between the categories, but no more than ten in total.)

7. Picture Size: No larger than 8 X 12.

8. Submission of a photograph for this contest implies that the participant agrees that photo may be used on the Association's website and possibly in print material that depicts winning photographs or participants in general in direct relation to promoting the photo contest.

9. Photos will be judged on artistic merit, presentation and overall quality of the image. The decisions of the judges are private and final. The People’s Choice Award will be chosen by Festival goers by internet ballot with voting closing on Sunday. The images for consideration will be any of the 8 First Place Award winners chosen from the various classes.

Please note: NO ENTRIES will be accepted via the mail

Classes: 
Junior Photography (age 17 and Under)

(PHOTOGRAPHY CAN BE BLACK AND WHITE, COLOR, AND/OR DIGITALLY ENHANCED)
40 - Our Favorite People 
41 - Farm Animals
42 - Nature Scenes
43 - Living a “Fiber-ful” Life         

Adult Photography (18 and over)

(PHOTOGRAPHY CAN BE BLACK AND WHITE, COLOR, AND/OR DIGITALLY ENHANCED)
50 - Our Favorite People 
51 - Farm Animals
52 - Nature Scenes
53 - Living a “Fiber-ful” Life