Sheep Photo Competition

Virtual competition for 2021!

This competition 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 and must have been completed since the 2019 festival.

This competition is open to ALL photographers. Photos will be judged on composition and quality.


Adult Division

Classes

Color or Black & White

  • 1. Portraits – People with sheep, single sheep/head, or whole sheep
  • 2. Lambs
  • 3. Landscapes/Flocks of Sheep
  • 4. Still Life – Inanimate objects (i.e. yarn, shears, spinning wheel, etc.)
  • 5. Sheep & Wool Related Activities
  • 6. Stable Scenes
  • 7. Computer Generated Photo Art*

*Must be generated from a photograph.

Prizes

In each class:

1st     $14
2nd    $12
3rd     $10
4th     $9


Junior Division (age 16 years and under)

Classes

Color or Black & White

  • 8. Any subject
  • 9. Computer Generated Photo Art*

*Must be generated from a photograph.

Prizes

In each class:

1st     $12
2nd    $10
3rd     $8
4th     $7


Best of Show:  $50
Reserve:  $35
Best Maryland Resident Entry:  $30
Best Maryland Resident Jr. Entry: $20


How to Enter

Please email your photos to Roxanne Dean, . Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, April 17. Photos must be submitted in .jpeg or .jpg format and be at least 2,000 pixels wide. Be sure to include the division and class in your file name (e.g., AdultClass1.jpg, JuniorClass8.jpg) and to include your name and address in the body of the email.

2021 Festival Gear Now Available

Shop online, or buy in-store at the Sheepman Supply showroom in Frederick, Maryland. Choose from "staying home and staying safe until 2022" t-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags. posters, and note cards. Your purchases help support the Festival.
Sample of tote bag

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