North Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council

Invites your entries to our

Photography Competition

Youth Prize Best of Show: $100 Cash Award

Adult Best of Show Prize: $250 Cash Award

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This first annual Cultivating Commerce photography competition seeks submissions of images from the north coast area of Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake Counties of California.  Two age divisions for the competition exists (Youth and Adult Ages), and a monetary prize will be awarded in each Division.  The images shall depict our north coast environment, pollinators and their habitat, water, and recycling/composting as described below. 

These OFFICIAL RULES apply to this competition.  By entering the competition, entrants agree to abide by the Official Rules.

YOUTH AGE DIVISION:  Youth 17 years of age and under may submit photographic images WITHOUT FEE to the competition (free).   Youth may submit one image or multiple images, but no more than two images to each category. 

Youth Entries (17 years of age and under).  The categories are:
•    North Coast Vision -- photographs of Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake County landscapes that capture the land and/or community around us
•    Pollinators & Pollinator Habitat – photographs of bees and other pollinators and their environment
•    Water – photographs of our ocean, rivers and streams, and lakes and reservoirs and the importance of clean water for our community sustainability
•    Recycling & Composting – photographs emphasizing the importance of recycling and composting and/or showing recycling and composting in action.

A Youth Division Grand Prize for Best of Show will be awarded.  The top three photographs from each of the above four categories will be entered into Best of Show – Youth Division for a chance to win a $100 prize.  

The top three photographs from each category will be awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize certificates, have their photographs posted on our website and social media.  Entry into the competition provides agreement for use of the images on our website and in our social media in accordance with the OFFICIAL RULES.  

  Enter the Youth Age Division competition by clicking here: Photography Competition - Youth Division (have your file ready to upload).

 Preferred names for files start with your last name (eg: SmithBlueHeron.jpg)

 

ADULT AGE DIVISION: Adults 18 years of age and over may submit photographic images with a $10.00 entry fee per photographic image submission.  Adults may enter one image or multiple images; there is no limit to the number of images which may be submitted, but each image must be accompanied by the $10.00 competition fee.

Adult Entries (18 years of age and over).  The categories are:
•    North Coast Vision -- photographs of Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake County landscapes that capture the land and/or community around us
•    Pollinators & Pollinator Habitat – photographs of bees and other pollinators and their environment
•    Water – photographs of our ocean, rivers and streams, and lakes and reservoirs and the importance of clean water for our community sustainability
•    Recycling & Composting – photographs emphasizing the importance of recycling and composting and/or showing recycling and composting in action.

An Adult Division Grand Prize for Best of Show will be awarded.  The top three photographs from each of the above four categories will be entered into Best of Show – Adult Division for a chance to win a $250 prize.  

The top three photographs from each category will be awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize certificates, have their photographs posted on our website and social media.  Entry into the competition provides agreement for use of the images on our website and in our social media in accordance with our OFFICIAL RULES

Enter the Adult Age Division competition by clicking here: Photographic Competition-Adult (have your file ready to upload)

Preferred names for files start with your last name (eg: SmithBlueHeron.jpg)