Friday, June 26, 2015

Summertime/Vacation photos

Just a reminder; photos from January 2015 through the due date of any photo contest are eligible for entry to the 4-H Photography Contest.  :-)

So, don't forget about those graduation, vacation, and "summer fun" photos. Have FUN and take some time to play with the camera and take some photos this summer :-)  Visit the website for a reminder of the categories.

To view the 2014 Best in Show results just visit the website HERE.

Sunday, June 21, 2015


** Please visit the website and read all of the rules carefully!!
Parents; you can enter too!!  

Date: Sept 25 - Oct 04, 2015
Location: Harvey Convention Center

Calling all shutterbugs!  Show off your photography expertise.  

For the 100th East Texas State Fair, we have a special category - Heritage and History - to showcase East Texas historical landmarks.
Exhibitor Registration: Register online by August 27.
Entries Received: September 8-11 in the ETSF Office - 9:00 to 5:00

   See Rules below for details. $5.00 entry fee per photo. 
Photography Show on Display: September 25 - October 4, 2015.

   Harvey Convention Center Hallways 
Entries Released in Building A:

   October 5, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. and October 6, 9:30 to 4:30
Premiums Paid in the ETSF Office:  

   During the Fair - September 28 - October 2, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

   After the Fair -  October 5, 1:00 - 4:30; October 6-7, 9:30 to 4:30

   No premiums will be paid after October 7

County and State results

I must apologize for this being so late.  Here are the results for County Photography Contest, County Photo Judging, the State photography contest, and State Photo Judging.  

This year we had only 3 contestants.  

Here are this year's results: Kara Wofford (a Junior) had 10 photograph entries and received 4 blue ribbons, 5 red ribbons, and 1 white ribbon.

John Wofford (an Intermediate) had 7 photograph entries and received 2 blue ribbons, 4 red ribbons, and 1 white ribbon.
Sarah Wofford (an Intermediate) received Best in Show for her "Catch All" photograph of a wooden cross. Sarah had 12 photograph entries and received 5 blue ribbons, 6 red ribbons, and 1 white ribbon.

These siblings are all members of Bluebonnet 4-H Club and this is their first year to participate in the Photography project.

.David Wingard and Austin Patterson both competed in the County Photo Judging contest at County Roundup and both did VERY well.  David received a blue ribbon and Austin received a red ribbon.

At State Round Up David received a blue ribbon for his photo he took of Austin and entered into the "People" category.

Austin placed 2nd out of ALL of the individual Intermediates who were there!  Her first year to participate in 4-H and the first year for in the Photo Judging project for our county.

We are so very proud of EVERYONE who participated in the Photography and Photo Judging projects.  We look forward to next year, and pray that we have even MORE participation!  :-)