Sheep Photo Contest

This contest is intended to encourage photographers to explore the beauty of sheep and other wool producing animals, and the versatility of wool and related products. All photos must be related to these subjects.

This competition is open to ALL photographers. Minimum size of prints is 8 in. x 10 in. Photographers are limited to two entries in each class. Photos will be judged on composition and quality. All photos must be matted and mounted on foam core or firm backing. NO framed photos. Please write name, address and title of photo on the back of all photos.

Adult Division


Black and White

Adult Premiums:
In each class:

Junior Division


Black and White

Junior Premiums:
In each class:

Special Awards

Best of Show: $50

Reserve: $35

Best Maryland Resident Entry: $30

Best Maryland Resident Jr. Entry: $20

Entry Information

Entries will be received Friday, May 2, between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. If you need to mail in your entries, contact the Photo Chairman. Please include return postage.

Judging will be at 5:00 p.m. Friday. Entries will not be released before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 and must be claimed by 5:30 p.m. that evening.

The Festival Committee assumes no responsibility for damage or loss of entries, but will make every effort to display and care for photos entered. Those not claimed become the property of the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival.

Entry Fee: $1.00 per photo.

For information contact:

Mary Streaker
Sheep Photo Chairman
624 E. Watersville Road
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Time and Cost

Saturday May 3, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the  Bingo Hall
Sunday May 4, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the  Bingo Hall

Event Cost: $1.00

Make checks payable to Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. There will be a $25 charge on any checks returned for insufficient funds.


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