State Contest: Photography Rules

Association Of CT 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, 2018.  The Photos entered do not have to be exhibited at any member fairs to be eligible.

An entry form can be found on page 52 and more contest information can be found at www.ctagfairs.org. For more information send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Richard Lataille, 83 Gates Road, Lebanon, CT 06249.

Contest Committee:

Richard Lataille, Chairman 
86 Gates Road
Lebanon, CT 06249 
860-423-1733 

Janice Steinmetz 
P.O. Box 363
Somers, CT 06071 
860-749-3340


General Rules
1. Official entry forms will be on the Association of Connecticut Fairs website, www.ctagfairs.org.

2. This contest is open to anybody regardless of age. Professional photographers are not eligible. Submission must be taken by the person entering the contest.

3. 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.

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

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

 

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

7. Salon print exhibitors cannot enter the Snapshot contests.

8. You need to enter as an adult or junior (juniors can't enter as an adult)9.

9. 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 on 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.

10. All entries must be submitted no later than 6:00 pm. Sunday October 6 2019 to any of the committee members. All entries become the property of the Association of Connecticut Fairs.

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

 

12. In the event less than ten (10) prints or snapshots are entered in either the black and white or color lots, the 2 lots will be combined and only one set of awards will be made.  Awards will be given at the judges discretion if the number of entries does not justify (5) awards.

13. The Association of Connecticut Fairs reserves the right 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.

14. The overall contest winner will receive one (1) reduced rate ticket for the upcoming fair season.

15. A photo contest will be held at the Annual Fair Meeting and Banquet in which all registered meeting attendees will vote to determine the winners.

Junior Digital Photo Contest

- Take photos on your phone, ipad or camera at any of our member fairs and send via email, text or Facebook to CTagfairs.org.

1. Same as General Rules with these exceptions

2. All photos must have been taken by someone who has not reached 19 years of age by July 1, 2019

3. Number of photo submission is not limited

4. NO SELFIES

 

PREMIUMS

 

First Place: $8.00

Second Place: $6.00

Third Place: $5.00

Fourth Place: $4.00

Fifth Place: $3.00

Honorable Mention: Ribbon