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Eddie Canon
Director
 

1792 County Services Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30008
Phone: (770) 528-8800
Fax: (770) 528-8813


Eddie Canon
Parks Services

Division Director
ECanon@cobbcounty.org

Terrence Ramsey
Recreation Services

Division Director
Terrence.Ramsey@cobbcounty.org

Elizabeth Weaver
Arts/Cultural Affairs

Division Director
EWeaver@cobbcounty.org


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2014 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

As you are out enjoying Cobb County Parks, Recreation  and Cultural Affairs parks and activities, be sure to bring your camera and capture the fun and memories of your sports activities, the beauty of the nature and wildlife in the parks, and anything else that shows why you enjoy your day at the park. The 10th Annual "Fun in the Park' Photo Contest will be accepting entries through-out the summer. Enter up to 10 of your best shots enter them for fun and awards! Open to all photographers. Digital and print photos accepted. See rules and download entry form below.

 

2014 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

Entry deadline - November 3, 2014

(see rules below)


 

Rules & Entry Information

Categories:

•  Sports and Action
•  Nature and Wildlife

•  General (anything else that fits

    in the theme of 'Fun in the Park')

 

 

 

 

Rules:

  • Eligibility: All photos must have been taken at a Cobb County park, facility, activity or event. Any county or city park in Cobb County accepted. Please note that this excludes National Parks - Kennesaw Mountain and Chattahoochee River National Park photos are not eligible. See the Cobb website for a complete listing of county parks. Pictures taken during programs and events sponsored by Cobb Parks but occur off park property are eligible for entry. The contest is open to all photographers.
  • Free to enter: Entry into the contest is free of charge.
  • Images: Photographers agree by entering contest to give permission to Cobb County to use their images in publications and on Cobb County’s website. Pictures may be displayed in exhibits and exhibited online. Photos will not be returned.
  • Entry Limit: Limit of 10 entries per person. Photos may be submitted in either print or digital format (or combination of both).
  • Awards: There will be awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention for each category. Judges will be provided by the Cobb Photographic Society and CCPRCA. Winners will be notified by email.
  • Categories: General Category - any photo / any subject that depicts ‘Fun in the Park’, Sports and Action - any photo depicting sports and/or action in the park, Nature and Wildlife - any photo of nature or wildlife in the park.
  • Digital photos may be submitted by email or copied to a CD clearly marked with entrant’s name and number of photos. Photos should be in jpeg format. Name the files with your name, category and photo # - (example: John Doe_NW_01). This would represent your file as John Doe > Nature and Wildlife > photo #1.  Digital photos must be accompanied by an entry form. Entries that are submitted by email may type entry information into an email with the category for each picture number indicated. Entry forms may also be faxed to (770) 528-8814 (Attention: Mark Chandler).
  • Color prints must be no smaller than 5”x7” and no larger than 11”x14”. Prints may be (but not required) permanently mounted on photographic-type mount board, flush or with a border. Mount board shall not exceed 16”x20”. The entry form must be attached to the back of the mount board or print for each print entered. A separate 4”x6” print must accompany each print entry. This print
    will be scanned for digital use.
  • Entry Deadline: November 1, 2014
    Submit entries to: Mark Chandler, Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, 1792 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008 or you may drop them off at the following arts facilities: The Art Place Mountain View, The Art Station Big Shanty and the Mable House Arts Center.
  • Submit entries to:
 

Mark Chandler

Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department

1792 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008

or you may drop them off at the following arts facilities: The Art Place Mountain View, The Art Station Big Shanty and the Mable House Arts Center. Digital photos may be emailed to:

mchandler@cobbcounty.org . Questions? Call (770) 528-8831.


 

View 2011 winning photographs here

View all photos here:

General Category

Nature and Wildlife

Sports and Action

 

View 2009 winning photos here!!!

View all photos here:

General Category

Nature and Wildlife Category

Sports and Action Category

 

View 2008 winning photos here!!!

View all photos here:

General Category

Nature and Wildlife Category

Sports and Action Category

 

View all the 2007 entries here: 

2007 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

 

 

View all the 2006 entries here: 

2006 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

 

 

View the 2005 entries here: 

2005 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest