New categories for county fair photo contest
By Carolyn Lee
The Imperial Republican
The deadline for the Chase County Fair & Expo Open Class Photo Contest is approaching. Entries are due by Aug. 5.
Coordinator Stephanie Stromberger said there are new categories for this year’s contest. They include agriculture, children, storms and action.
The photos may be entered in either color or black and white. There is a limit of one 8 x 10 photo per category at $5 per entry.
The entries must be matted on an 11 x 14 black mat, available at The Imperial Republican.
The entries must be suitable for family viewing. They will be displayed in the 4-H Building during the fair and must be picked up the last Sunday morning of the fair.
Cash prizes are as follows in each category:
First place, $40; second place, $30; third place, $20, fourth place, $10. Best of Show is $75.
The photographer must be 16 years of age or older to enter the contest. Entries constitute permission for the Chase County Fair to use the photo in publications.
Entries may be dropped at Fine Things Jewelry and Gifts or mailed to Stromberger at 73301 322 Ave., Champion, NE 69023.
For more information call (308) 883-1698.
Sponsors are Fine Things Jewelry and Gifts, Chase 3000 and Johnson Publications.