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'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest
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 9th
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.
& Entry Information
Sports and Action
Nature and Wildlife
General (anything else that
in the theme of 'Fun in the Park')
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
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.
Deadline: November 1, 2013
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.
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. Digital photos may be emailed
. Questions? Call (770) 528-8831.