Amateur Photo Contest

This year’s Fair will be featuring the same amateur photo categories plus a new one for both Children and Adults. The Children’s categories are children for 14-year-old and younger as of August 1, 2019.

Details and Rules:
• Photo should be a minimum of 5” x7” and maximum 8 x 10”
• Photo matting is preferred.
• Photo in frames will not be accepted.
• $5.00 entry fee per photograph is required.
• Each photo can be entered into only one category:
• Animals
• Nature
• People
•Special Effects
• Still Life
• Buildings & Structures
• Black & White
•Action Sports
• West Virginia Scenery
• The Doddridge County Park

• Photos may also be entered into the contest at the Fair located at the Doddridge County Park on Snowbird Road, West Union, West Virginia, on Monday, August 19 from 4:30 – 8:30 pm and Tuesday, August 20 from 8:00 am to noon.

• All photos must be picked up on Saturday, August 24, 9:00 – 10:00 pm or Sunday, August 25, Noon – 2:00 pm. Photos removed prior to this time will forfeit any and all awards. We will not be responsible for photos removed without a signature or left after pick up times.

• The following awards will be given:
• “Best of Show” – $40
• “Fair Theme” (“Country Pride, County Wide@ the 43rd Annual Doddridge County Fair.”) – $20,
• 1st Place – $15,
• 2nd Place – $10,
• 3rd Place – $5, in each category to only those entries meeting the criteria set by the judges.

• All decisions by the judges and directors are final.

2019 Ametuer Photo Contest

For more information, write to:

WVU Doddridge County Extension Service 461 Main St, West Union, WV 26456 or call (304) 873-1801

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