Connecticut Association of Fairs Photo Contest

The theme for the annual photo contest is “ Connecticut Fairs”. The photos submitted should show general scenes around our member fairs. Photos must have been taken after September 30,2015. The photos entered do not have to be exhibited at any member fairs to be eligible.

Contest Committee:

Richard Lataille
83 Gates Road
Lebanon, CT 06249
860-423-1733
Jean Meehan
21 Williams Drive
Prospect, CT 06712
203-758-5653
Georginna Strickley
98 Union Street
Guilford, CT 06437
203-453-3746
Janice Steinmetz
PO Box 363
Somers, CT 06071
860-749-3340

CONTEST RULES
Official entry form will be on the Association of Connecticut Fairs web page. www.ctagfairs.org

This contest is open to anybody regardless of age. Professional photographers are not eligible. The person entering the contest must take the photo submitted.

There will be no entry fee to enter this contest. The Association of Connecticut Fairs will not be responsible for any lost or damaged photos submitted to the contest.

The photographer’s name, date, photo title, location of where each photo was taken must appear on the reverse side of each photo.

Each exhibitor may enter a maximum of two (2) photos in each lot.

A photo taken can not be entered into more than one lot.

Salon print exhibitors cannot enter the Snapshot contest.

You need to enter as an Adult or Junior (Juniors can’t enter as an Adult)

All entries must be submitted no later than 6:00 PM Sunday October 2, 2016 to any of the committee members.

All entries become property of the Association of Connecticut Fairs.

Contest winners will be announced at the Annual Fall Meeting and Banquet. Please visit www.ctfairs.org for the date, time and location of the meeting.

In the event that less than ten (10) prints or snapshots are entered in either the black & white or color lots, the two lots will be combined and only one set of awards will be made. Awards will be given at the judge’s discretion if the number of entries does not justify the five (5) awards.

The Association of Connecticut Fairs reserves the rights to reproduce any and all entries with the photographers’ by line. One photo may be chosen to appear on the cover of the “Association of Connecticut Fairs” booklet from the previously judged contest winners.

The overall contest winner will receive one (1) REDUCED RATE TICKET for the upcoming season.

A photo contest will be held at the Annual fair Meeting and banquet in which all registered meeting attendees will vote to determine the winner


NEW THIS YEAR
JUNIOR DIGITAL PHOTO CONTEST

Take photos on your phone, pad or camera at any of our member fairs and send via e-mail, text or facebook to janmetz43@mns.com

CONTEST RULES:
Same as General Rules with these exceptions
All Photos must have been taken by someone who has not reached 19 years of Age by July 1, 2016
Number of photo submission is not limited
NO SELFIES

PRIZES:
First Place $8.00
Second Place $6.00
Third Place $5.00
Fourth Place $4.00
Fifth Place $3.00
Honorable Mention Ribbon


SALON PRINT
All prints must be mounted
No prints smaller than 5 x 7 inches mounted. 8 x 10 prints mat may no more than 2 ½ inches.

Lot 1: Black and White Salon Print
Lot 2: Color Salon Print

PRIZES:
First Place $15.00
Second Place $10.00
Third Place $8.00
Fourth Place $6.00
Fifth Place $4.00
Honorable Mention Ribbon


ADULT SNAPSHOT CONTEST
Only commercially printed snapshots will be accepted
Snapshots should be no lager than 4×6 inches.
Snapshots submitted to this contest should not be mounted

Lot 3: Black and White snapshot
Lot 4: Color Snapshot

PRIZES:
First Place $8.00
Second Place $6.00
Third Place $5.00
Fourth Place $4.00
Fifth Place $3.00
Honorable Mention Ribbon


JUNIOR SNAPSHOT CONTEST
The same rules apply to the adult contest apply to the junior contest. All entrants in lot 5 must be under 19 years of age as of July 1, 2016.

Lot 5: Junior Color Snapshot

PRIZES:
First Place $8.00
Second Place $6.00
Third Place $5.00
Fourth Place $4.00
Fifth Place $3.00
Honorable Mention Ribbon

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