4-H Hit Me with Your Best Shot Photo Contest

Contest Rules & Submission Guidelines

Eligibility: Open to youth in grades K-13 in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Register at: https://z.umn.edu/BestShotPhotoContest  

*Youth must be enrolled in their state 4-H program.

Challenge Summary

To prepare for county fair, choose your best photo and write up to three sentences explaining why it’s special to you!

Submission guidelines

Choose your best picture (with no or minimal editing) and write up to three sentences explaining why it’s special to you. Submit your jpg or jpeg image and statement via email to fourhphoto@umn.edu by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on March 31, 2022. In the email, use the subject line “4-H Best Shot Photo Contest” and in the body, please include the member’s name, grade and state. Once your email submission has been received and your registration verified, you will receive a confirmation email.

Submitted photos will be displayed in a slideshow. Volunteer photography judges will provide feedback and recognize the top quality images. All participants will have their names entered in a random drawing for prizes.

Subject matter is OPEN, but must be appropriate!

Additional information on the U of M webpage.

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Questions? Email fourhphoto@umn.edu


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