2021 Fannin County Fair Photography Show
By Bethany Arie, M.S., CEA-FCH/4-H, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Fannin County
Sep 20, 2021
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Fannin County, Texas -- The Fannin County Fair Youth and Adult Photography contest is already underway!  Photo entries should be turned in the to the AgriLife Extension office (Derrell Hall Education Center) by September 24 to entered in the contest.  Photos will be judged prior to the County Fair and displayed with awards throughout the fair. 

Age Categories: Children: 2nd grade and younger; Juniors: Grades 3-5; Intermediates: Grades 6-8; Seniors: Grades 9-12; Adults: 19 and over


         Participants may enter one photo per category. 

         Photos should be an 8X10 photographic print (no frame, matte or mounting).

         Label back of photo with: NAME, PHONE NUMBER, AGE DIVISION, PHOTO CATEGORY, SCHOOL DISTRICT (if applicable)

         A non-glare sheet protector will be provided.

         Every photo entered should be original photographic work of the participant submitting the photo. 

         Any photos deemed inappropriate for public display will be disqualified.

         Pick Up: Photos and ribbons may be picked up Saturday evening beginning at 8:30pm. All photos and ribbons not picked up on Saturday, may be picked up from the Extension Office the following week.


Judging: Photos will be judged prior to the County Fair at the County Extension Office by experienced, volunteer judges.


Photos may be turned in to reflect the following categories:                                                                                                                                                              

Animals Domestic: Photos focusing on the various animals that have been tamed and made fit for the human environment.  Examples: dogs, cats, chickens, cows, horses, etc.


Animals Wildlife: Photos focusing on animals not tamed or domesticated and typically found in the wilderness or bodies of water.  Includes animals in nature, zoo, and petting zoos. Examples: Birds, deer, elephants, marine life


People: Photos from people of all walks of life. 


Landscape and Nature: Photos of landscapes, outdoor scenic, nature images, sunsets, urban landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, roads, farms.  Examples: Gardens, outdoors, scenic, etc.


Plant and Flora:  Photos of flowers, tree, plant, bush (outdoor or indoor). Examples: a rose, a tree, etc.


Black and White: Photos of any subject matter in Black and White.


THEME: COUNTY FAIR- Photos inspired by county/country fairs


For questions: contact (903) 583-7453 or