Stafford County Economic Development sponsors an annual photography contest for images that will be used on promotional materials and/or our website. A $25.00 prize will be given to the winner in each of the 3 categories listed below, and an unlimited amount of honorable mention winners will receive a $5.00 prize for each entry.
PEOPLE: depicting individuals interacting by conversation or work
PLACES: the areas and businesses we utilize, as well as unique locations of Stafford County
COMMERCE: business interactions within our cities or beyond city limits, but WITHIN Stafford County
In all categories, consideration will be given to the clarity of the image, visual appeal, and artistic quality. Photos that include people and portray everyday life are encouraged. Images are valued for their ability to portray a vibrant, progressive culture.
2019 Contest Rules:
All exhibits must be entered by 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019.
Exhibitor must be the person who took the photo.
Exhibitors are only allowed 2 photos per category(6 photos max for contest).
All photos are to be 5x7 inches and are to be mounted on an 11x12.5 studio mount that can be purchased at the Stafford County Extension Office. Landscape or Portrait orientation photos are acceptable, but all must be mounted following the rules outlined in the Stafford County Fair book. The mounting board must be vertically oriented.
5. Photos must be taken in Stafford County, Kansas 6.Please designate on the back of the studio mount, the category (People, Places, Commerce) for the photo. 7. Photos should be in full color. (No Black and White) 8. Winners will be selected by representatives of Stafford County Economic Development, Wednesday evening, July 18th. 9. A waiver to allow use of the photo must be signed upon entry, and a digital file in .jpg format must be provided before prize money will be paid.