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2018 KFB Photo Contest

2018 KFB Photo Contest

The annual Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) Photo Contest is hosted by the state Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Committee. The contest is open to any amateur photographer who is a Farm Bureau® member of any county in Kansas.

Prizes

Individual Categories

  • First place in each category - $300
  • Second place in each category - $150

Overall

  • People’s Choice - $250

Categories

The 2018 categories will be announced later this spring.

Rules

  • Photos may only be submitted by the original photographer.
  • To be considered an “amateur,” the photographer may not receive any income from photography.
  • The photographer must be an associate or voting member of Kansas Farm Bureau.
  • All four categories of the contest are open to photographers of all ages.
  • Employees of Farm Bureau, its affiliated companies, and their immediate families are not eligible to participate in the contest.
  • Photos in the contest cannot have been, and may not be, entered in any other contest, including but not limited to 4-H, FFA, etc.
  • Please follow these farm safety guidelines when submitting photos to the contest. Any photo showing compromising farm safety images will not be allowed in the contest.
  • All photos must be submitted in JPG format by upload.
  • Participants may submit up to one photo in each of the four categories.
  • Photos will be judged on the use of angle, lighting, balance, color, contrast, viewpoint and technical ability.
  • Kansas Farm Bureau reserves the right to disqualify photos for any reason.
  • Finalists will be notified by email.
  • All photos become the property of Kansas Farm Bureau.

The top two winning entries from each category will be notified by email. Those photos will be displayed at the KFB Annual Meeting in December and posted on the KFB website. The top two finalists from each category will move on to the People’s Choice competition. The People’s Choice winner will be decided by attendees of the Kansas Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.

Kansas Farm Bureau may, without offering any consideration to or obtaining the permission of its submitter, use any such photograph for any purpose, such as publishing in Kansas Living and/or Farm Leader Letter, posting it on KFB’s website, reproducing it for Farm Bureau use, or selling it as a fundraiser.

The contest will be open from June through October 1, 2018.

For questions, email photocontest@kfb.org