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* Please submit the form for each photo entered

* Please submit the form for each photo entered

Show Rules

GRUNDY COUNTY CORN FESTIVAL PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBIT RULES 2018

Held at Morris City Hall - 700 N. Division Street, Morris, IL

GENERAL RULES

The entry fee will be on Corn Festival Button. Buttons will be available when submitting entries.

  • Entries will be accepted on Sunday, September 22, 2019 ONLY from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
    Entries must be picked up on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. None will be released before this time.
  • This contest is open to amateur photographers only. Professional photographers’ earring more than 25% of their income from photography are not eligible.
  • The photographer making the entry must have taken the photo. Entries will be limited to 1 color print and 1 black and white print per class. The same photo cannot be entered twice.
  • If space is limited due to number of entries, the committee reserves the right to select the prints for exhibition.
  • NO NUDE or suggestive photos are accepted! There are no restrictions on the age of the photo.
  • Prints awarded ribbons in previous Corn Festival photography exhibits cannot be entered.
  • The committee has the right to reclassify or eliminate any photo deemed questionable or inappropriate.
  • Prints may range in size from 5"x7" (8"x10" mount) to 8"x10" (11"x14" mount) and must be securely mounted or matted on BLACK mount board only! One print per board.
  • The mount shall not be more than 3 mat boards thick. Photos mounted on poster board and foam board will be accepted. NO LIGHTWEIGHT POSTER BOARD! Any prints not prepared for exhibit at the time of drop off will not be accepted .
  • Prints must have entrant's name, address, and class in UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER on the back of the mount. See example.

IDENTIFICATION OF DIVISIONS

- ADULT - open to persons 16 years and older

-YOUTH - open to persons 15 years of age and younger

 

CLASSES AND DIVISIONS {2019)

Adult Division· Enter 1 color OR 1 Black & White print per class only

  1. Landscapes
  2. Waterscapes
  3. Farm Scenes
  4. City Scenes
  5. Architecture
  6. Wild Plants (Natural Settings)
  7. Domestic Plants (Garden/House Plants)
  8. Wild Animals (Natural Settings)
  9. Domestic Animals (Farm, pets, etc.)
  10. Zoo Animals
  11. Birds
  12. Insects, Bugs, Butterflies, etc.
  13. Children
  14. Adults
  15. 0. Transportation
  16. Corn Festival
  17. Q. Grundy County
  18. Humorous
  19. Sunrise/Sunset
  20. Digitally Enhanced (manipulated using a computer program)
  21. Mobile Photos (taken from Mobile Phone)

YOUTH DIVISION (2019)

Enter up to 2 entries per class

  1. Scenic
  2. Animals
  3. People
  4. Mobile Phones (taken from Mobile Phone)
  5. Miscellaneous

AWARDS

Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mentions in each class. An Adult and Youth Best of Category ribbon will be awarded to the best color print and black and white print in each class. One Best of Show ribbon will be awarded to the Best of Class winners for both divisions. Judging is held Wednesday evening of Corn Festival with setup of exhibit to follow the end of judging. The exhibit is open all day Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thank you for participating in our 70th Grundy County Corn Festival Photo Show.

 

Questions may be directed to Jennifer Shell, 815-513-8186

Show Details

Located at Morris City Hall - 700 N. Division Street, Morris, IL

The entry fee will be on Corn Festival Button. Buttons will be available when submitting entries.
Entries will be accepted on Sunday, September 22, 2019 ONLY from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
Entries must be picked up on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. None will be released before this time.

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