Share your great photos: Enter the Strawberry Festival photo contest today

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Buckhannon Upshur Camera Club in concert with the West Virginia Strawberry Festival announces the 2019 Photography Contest guidelines.

Amateur adult and youth photographers are invited to prepare photos to be displayed in the following classes: Things or Places, Monochrome, Nature, Wild and Wonderful WV, General and Youth.

The entry fee for adult participants is $5. Youth entry fees are being sponsored by the generosity of the Upshur Arts Alliance.

The photos selected as “Best of Show” as well as first, second and third place in all classes will receive a ribbon and cash prize. Honorable mention ribbons are also awarded by the judges. These awards will be presented at the photographers’ reception on Wednesday, May 15.

Special ribbons will be placed for People’s Choice, Queen’s Choice, Strawberry Teen’s Choice, King’s Choice, and President’s Choice. These ribbons are awarded during the contest and will be hung after selections are made by Strawberry Royalty.

The BUCC thanks The Record Delta for their sponsorship of the contest.

The deadline for entries is Friday, May 3. 

For additional information and an entry form, please visit or the Facebook group

The exhibit will be held as a part of the West Virginia Strawberry Festival in mid-May 2019.

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