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Bird City Algoma Photo Contest

Bird City Algoma Photo Contest

In May 2013, Algoma became an official Bird City Wisconsin. One of the requirements for this status is to have an annual Bird City celebration. In 2018, the celebration will be held on April 7, 2018, at the Algoma Youth Club.

New for 2018,  the Bird City committee added a ‘photo contest’ to encourage our youth to be involved. Thus an invitation is being extended to all Kewaunee County middle school and high school students interested in photography to enter the contest. There are significant prizes for winners. Please see the Bird City Algoma website for more information:

Contest Requirements:

  1. May use a camera or cell phone to take photos
  2. Photos of wild birds, raptors, shore birds, waterfowl … NO Pet Birds
  3. Location to take photo: anywhere in Kewaunee County
  4. Photos may be in color or black and white
  5. Minimum photo size: 4” x 6”; Maximum size: 8” x 10”
  6. Cannot use photo software for enhancements; allowed to crop image
  7. Looking for creative, original, or unique images of birds in their natural habitat
  8. Photo(s) must be mounted on sturdy material as they will be displayed at the Algoma Public Library prior to the event.
  9. Generous monetary prizes (see website)
  10. Information to be typed and placed back of photo(s):
    1. Student name
    2. Student’s grade in school
    3. Location photo was taken
    4. Bird identification in photo
    5. Date photo was taken;
    6. Title of photo

Deadline for submission:March 15, 2018

Submit to: Sue Hepp, 1005 Washington Street, Algoma, WI 54201