Photography Contest Call for Entries 304-622-7314
Must be post marked by or dropped off at the festival
office by July 31, 2024
Categories: Black & White and Color Images Accepted
-* Old Italian Heritage Festivals
Child 12 and under
Adult 18 and up
Will not have age separation will just
be placed under the category
Only 1 entry per category per person allowed & professional cannot enter amateur division
$5 entry fee per category ( ex. if you enter all 4 categories you pay $20)
Photographs will be on display at the Clarksburg History Museum Aug 5th-Sep 1st
Awards will be given in each category and age
division based off participation
People Choice Award will be given
Queens Choice Award will be given
WVIHF Board Award will be given
PHOTOGRAPHY RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Exhibitors are limited to ONE (1) ENTRY PER CATEGORY. Professionals
CANNOT enter both Professional and Amateur Divisions
2. Judging will be done by the usual standards of subject matter, composition and
photographic excellence. Composition and exposure must be the work of
exhibitor, however the developing and finishing may be done by anyone.
3. Photos must be 5”x7” inches and matted on a BLACK 8”X10” RECTANGLE MAT
BOARD. No staples on mats.
4. If photo or mat does not meet requirements, the photo will not be judged.
5. Failure to mount prints will result in disqualification.
6. Mats will be sold at an additional cost of $5 per mat if you choose to have us
mount your photographs.
7. Photos may be taken with a 35mm camera or a digital camera.
8. Checks must be included with photographs and written to WVIHF
9. IF you want your entries mailed back to you you must include a pre labeled
envelope with your entries, otherwise PICK UP will be Sunday September 4th at
the festival office at 6pm
10. Tape entry tag to the center back of the mat board. Name and text on the tag
should face the outside. Name, city and state will be covered for judging.
NO FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHS ACCEPTED
Entry Example Below
West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Headquarters
340 West Main Street, Clarksburg, WV 26302-1632