IOWA STATE FAIR: June 8th Deadline!!!

IOWA STATE FAIR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

ENTERING IN PERSON:

Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Cultural Center.

ENTERING BY MAIL:  

Entries by mail must be postmarked by midnight on Saturday, June 8. To enter by mail you must include your entry form, entry feeandphotos in the same package. Make sure to wrap your photos with plenty of packing materials to prevent them from being damaged during shipment. You can use either of the two shipping addresses below. Standard Mail: Iowa State Fair, Photography Salon, P.O. Box 57130, Des Moines, IA 50317.UPS or FedEx: Iowa State Fair, Photography Salon, 3000 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISIONS AND CLASSES
Each photographer can enter up to four (4) photos.
There is a limit of one photo per class.
Classes are determined by the main subject matter of each photo.
The same photo or similar photo cannot be entered in multiple classes.    Photos that are the same or similar will be rejected.
All photos must be mounted on 11” x 14” foam core or gator board that is at least 1/8” thick.
ADULT DIVISION: COLOR (Must be 19 & over.)
Class Category 
11 THEME – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE 8’S
12 PEOPLE
13 IOWA PLACES & LANDSCAPES (Place or Landscape must be the main subject.)
14 USA PLACES & LANDSCAPES (Place or Landscape must be the main subject.)
15 INTERNATIONAL PLACES & LANDSCAPES (Place or Landscape must be the main subject.)
16 THINGS & STILL LIFE (Inanimate objects. Things that are NOT living or breathing.)
17 PLANTS, FLOWERS & TREES
18 ANIMALS, INSECTS & WILDLIFE
ADULT DIVISION: BLACK & WHITE (Must be 19 & over.)
Class Category
21 THEME – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE 8’S22 PEOPLE
23 PLACES & LANDSCAPES (Place or Landscape must be the main subject.)
24 THINGS & STILL LIFE (Inanimate objects. Things that are NOT living or breathing.)
25 PLANTS, FLOWERS & TREES
26 ANIMALS, INSECTS & WILDLIFE
SPECIAL DIVISION: BLACK & WHITE OR COLOR (Open to both Adults and Youth.)
ClassCategory
41 ANYTHING GOES! (Does NOT mean any photo! For dramatically computer enhanced or radically altered photos only.)
42 INFRARED, TONED, TINTED & SOLARIZED (Infrared, Toned, Tinted & Solarized photos cannot be entered in any other classes.)
43 HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (All HDR photos must be entered in this class. They cannot be entered in any other classes.)
44 FAIRS, FESTIVALS & PARADES (Any photos where people come together to celebrate an event.)
45 PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES (Any form of transportation. Do NOT stand on or take photos of people on tracks.)
46 AERIAL (Photos must be taken from a drone, airplane, helicopter, hot air balloon, parachute, etc.)
47 ARCHITECTURE (Examples of American and International architecture, both past and present.)
48 FAMILY FARM (Examples of living, working, playing and way of life on a family farm.)
49 SPORTS (Any sports related photos, includes action and non-action photos.)
50 PANORAMIC (Must be mounted on 7”x20” foam core or gator board that is at least 1/8” thick. Photos can be stitched together.)

https://www.iowastatefair.org/upl/downloads/competition/premium-books/photography-rules-entry-form-14.pdf

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