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Bird Photography Contest

For Photographers 18 or Older

 

Contest Rules

One (1) original photo* submission per day, per entrant, February 1-21, 2022 at 9 p.m. Elachee will announce a 1st Place Winner and Runner-Up on February 22, 2022.

Photography Criteria:

  • Person submitting photo* must have taken the photo.
    All photos must be original work, taken by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the photo contains, and the photo must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.
  • Use a smartphone, or a professional digital or film camera.
  • Photo must include at least one (1) bird. Extra points for capturing Georgia native species!
  • Photo may be taken at any location worldwide, but extra weight will be given to photos taken within Georgia, especially within the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve.
  • No retouching and or digital edits.
Instructions: Bird Photo Submission

Email photo to maranda@elachee.org or elachee@elachee.org.

Use hashtag #elacheebirdphotocontest and post to social media.

For your photo to be accepted, your emailed submission must include:

  1. Bird species (if known)
  2. Location where you took the photo
  3. Camera type (if known) or smartphone type
  4. Photographer/Entrant’s Name, Age, City of Residence, Phone Number, Email
  5. Required statement: By entering the 2022 Bird Photography contest, I, [your first and last name], agree that Elachee Nature Science Center may use the submitted photo for advertising and/or marketing purposes.

Children’s Bird Artwork Contest

For Ages 17 and Younger

Many famous ornithologists were bird artists when they were young. Perhaps you will be the next John James Audubon, Roger Tory Peterson or David Allen Sibley!

Contest Rules

One (1) original artwork* submission per day, per child, February 1-21, 2022 at 9 p.m. Elachee will announce age-category winners on February 22, 2022.

Artwork Criteria

  • Artwork must depict Elachee resident animal ambassador Chewy the Great Horned Owl (Meet Chewy) or the Great Horned Owl species.
  • Artwork must be original* and solely created by the child submitting the art.
    Artwork must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.
  • Use any of the following media: pen, pencil, markers, paint, charcoal, canvas, paper, recycled materials, sculpture/clay.

Contest Age Categories

  • Age Category: 0-7 Years
  • Ages Category: 8-12 Years
  • Ages Category: 13-17 Years
Instructions: Bird Artwork Submission

Email scan or photo of artwork to maranda@elachee.org or elachee@elachee.org.

Use hashtag #elacheebirdartcontest and post to social media.

For your child’s artwork to be accepted, your emailed submission must include:

  1. Child’s Name, Age, Grade Level, School Currently Attending
  2. Parent/Guardian Name, Phone Number, Email, City of Residence
  3. Photo of Child Artist with Artwork Submission (not required, but preferred)
  4. Required statement: By entering the 2022 Bird Photography contest, I, [parent/guardian first and last name], agree that Elachee Nature Science Center may use the submitted photo(s) of artwork and photo(s) of my child pictured with artwork for advertising and/or marketing purposes.