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Photo Contest

Photo Contest


Competition Rules: 
- Photos must be 8 x 10' and mounted on a card backing – glossy or matte finish only.
- Permission to publish these photos is granted to VAOBA by virtue of entering the contest. All rights are released to VAOBA.
- Up to 2 photos per person per category are allowed.
- Winning photos will receive 1st through 3rd place ribbons. The first place in each category will compete for Best in Show.   
- Best in Show and People’s Choice will receive a special ribbon.
- Photos will be judged by our show photographer for content, composition, creativity and how well they depict the category.
- Photos must have been taken no earlier than November 18, 2016.
- Registration can be made through www.alpacareg.com OR by mail.  Print this form and fill out if registering by mail.

Label: 
Each photo will have a label affixed to the back of the picture containing the following information: 
Category – Exhibitor's Name – Photographer's Name – Full Address – Phone Number – Photo Name or Caption – Date of Birth for the Youth Category. 

Fees: 
The entry fee per photo is $10.00 – with the exception of the youth category. There are no fees for youth. An entry form must be completed for each photo. Photos must be entered info registration system and postmarked no later than November 1st, 2017

List of Categories:
-  Humor: alpaca photos that make you laugh out loud.
-  Cria: caught in that 'cute factor' moment
-  Farm Scene: a farm scene with at least one alpaca in it
-  Alpaca Interacting: at least one alpaca interacting with other animals including alpacas, humans, or objects
-  Youth: Entries are taken by a youth under 18 years of age.

Exhibiter’s Name ____________________________________________________
Farm or Ranch Name _________________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip: ______________________________________________________
Email: _________________________________________  Phone: _____________

Photo Category Title of Photo



For any entry related questions, please call Laurie Crossman, (804) 761-7169, or email crossmanig@gmail.com

Mail Photos and (Registration Form & payment if using mail registration) to:  
VAOBA Photo Contest
PO Box 220
Mt Holly, VA 22524


Photos will be judged for “Best in Show” on Friday evening, November 17th and ‘People’s Choice on Sunday, Nov 19th. Ribbons only will be mailed to participants who do not attend the show.  Notification of winners will be by email the week following the show.  Winners should email their winning photo files to Laurie Crossman and First place winners and winner of ‘Best in Show’ and ‘People’s Choice’ will be displayed on the VAOBA website www.vaoba.info