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Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501


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                  Webster County Fair Open Photography
                   2019 Webster County Fair July 10-14

                                       East Auditorium

1.       Color – Landscape
2.       Color – People
3.       Color – Animal, bird, etc (any live creature)
4.       Color – Miscellaneous
5.       Black and White – Landscape
6.       Black and White – People
7.       Black and White – Animal bird, etc, (any live creature)
8.       Black and White – Miscellaneous

JUDGES To be announced
Best of Show Adult– Rosette
Best of Show Youth – Rosette
1st place will be awarded in each class for both youth and adult
Each entry will receive a Blue, Red or White ribbon unless receiving one of the special awards above.


ENTRY FEE 50 cents per entry/all entries will receive a ribbon

Up to two works per photographer per class for seniors
and three for juniors

REGISTRATION: June 17 – June 28, 2019, bring entries in person to the Webster County Extension Office (217 South 25th St., Ste. C12, Fort Dodge, IA – Crossroads Mall Center). Office hours are Monday –Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm.
ELIGIBILITY: No work previously exhibited in the Webster County Fair Open Class will be accepted.  Work must be original and the work of the photographer. Youth class is seventeen and under, Adult class is 18 and over.
·         All photographs must be mounted and unframed.  There should be no hooks or wires attached. Do NOT cover photos with acetate or glass.  Maximum size is 16” x 20” Minimum size is 5”x7” (including matting).
·         Attach entry tag to the upper left corner on back. Each entry must have an entry tag attached
·         Photos may be displayed with bulldog clips at the fairgrounds
Judging will be done prior to fair
Judge will decide which ribbons are to be awarded.  In class where there is no competition, judge will not award the top premium unless he/she feels the exhibit is worthy of one.  In case of ties, more than one ribbon may be awarded (except for rosettes and special awards)

The management will use all diligence to ensure the safety of all entries after their arrival and arrangement, but in no case will be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur.
Superintendents have the option to close judging to the public.
JUDGING RESULTS: Judging results will be on display at the Webster County Fair beginning July 10th, 2019.
Pick up of photos from the Webster County Extension Office after July 21st, 2019.