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       Open Class  Photography

         Superintendent: Janey Sumner 253-273-1351

          ENTRY DAYS: July 1 - July 24, 2020

                    Online Entries Only:  https://piercecountyfair.fairentry.com/

Entries should be entered into Fair Entry by 9:59PM on July 24, 2020.  Help will be available at the fair for those needing assistance making entries: info@piercecountyfair.com      Be sure to clearly enter the item description.

General rules and regulations:

  1. Judging will commence as soon as entries are posted and will be completed August 2, 2020.
  2. All photos will be judged. The Pierce County Fair and the Open Class Photography Department reserve the right to not display any photo(s) that may be deemed inappropriate for public display.
  3. Photos should be the current work of the exhibitor and may only be entered once.
  4. Exhibitors are limited to a MAXIMUM OF ONE (1) ENTRIES per lot.
  5. Any adjustments to the photo must NOT be visible to the viewer with the exception of the “Creative Category”.  Enhanced photographs may be entered into all categories.  These images must come from a photograph or montage of photographs taken by the exhibitor on film or electronically recorded.  Any enhancement other than overall color and contrast control must be made by the photographer.  The original must have been created in a camera or cell phone.
  6. All acceptable entries will receive a ribbon award based on the Danish system of judging; Blue, Red, White
  7. Photos will be submitted to the public for a “People’s Choice” award, with the exception of those not displayed publicly (see rule #2).

Open Class Photography - Adult

Adult Classes open to those 18 and over

Class:

  1. Novice- Having previously won less than 3 Blue Ribbons
  2. Advanced Amateur- Having previously won 3 or more Blue Ribbons

Lot:

  1. Action
  2. Animals
  3. Creative
  4. Flowers/Plants/Trees
  5. People
  6. Scenic
  7. Selfies (Cell Phone Photos)
  8. Miscellaneous
  9. Bee Life

Points allowed:        Blue 10;  Red 8:  White 6

Open Class Photography – Youth

Youth Classes open to those under the age of 18

Class:

  1. Children ages up through 12 years
  2. Teenagers 13 through 17 years

Lot:

  1. Action
  2. Animals
  3. Creative
  4. Flowers/plants/trees
  5. People
  6. Scenic
  7. Selfies (Cell Phone Photos)
  8. Miscellaneous
  9. Bee Life

Points allowed:        Blue 10;  Red 8:  White 6

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