Dept S: Photography

Superintendent: Carol Callahan 507-438-1518
Preregistration is encouraged as this means your tags will be printed already. Use the Non-livestock entry form.
Preregistration required by: Thursday August 3rd 2023. Mail entry forms to the Mower County Fair.

Bring Entries to: Mower County Fair 700 12th St. SW Austin, MN 55912
Entry dates: Saturday August 5th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday August 6th 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Creative Arts Building
Release time: Sunday August 13th, 2021- 6:00 - 8:00 pm (No early release) or Monday August 14th 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

General Rules:
1. Open to anyone in Mower and surrounding counties.
2. Pictures must be taken by exhibitor but may be processed commercially. Limit of 2 prints per lot.
4. All prints must be, 4x6 or up to 16x20 and must be mounted on FOAM CORE OR SIMILAR MATERIAL, BUT NOT FRAMED. They must be able to withstand wind.
5. Mower County Fair assumes no responsibility for loss or damage of pictures.
6. The decision of the judge is final and the Superintend has the right to reject unsuitable prints.
7. Pictures submitted in previous Mower County fairs are not eligible
8. Entry Form must be secured in your packet of photos.

Class 1 Professional/Pro-Am-Someone who makes their living in photography or has won Grand Champion in the past.
Premium 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00
Class 2 Adult (18 & Over)
Premium 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00
Class 3 Youth (13-17)
Premium 1st $5.00, 2nd $.4.00, 3rd $3.00
Class 4 Child (Up to 12)
Premium 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00


1 Pictures taken at 2022 Mower County Fair
2 Black & White, People
3 Black & White, Nature/Scenic
4 Black & White, Animals
5 Black & White, Other
6 Color print, People
7 Color print, Nature/Scenic
8 Color Print, Animal
9 Color Print, Other
10 Digitally Altered Prints
11 Physically Altered Prints (Collage, etc.)
12 Challenge Photo: 3 pictures that tell a story

Honorable mention: ribbon may be awarded.
Grand Champion of all prints, Rosette ribbon

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