Welcome to Garden Ontario Photo Competition!

Welcome to Garden Ontario Photo Competition!

Youth Photography

Youth Photography

Deadline: June 30, 2021
Coordinator: Catherine McGill
Phone: 905-745-2669 Email: youth@gardenontario.org

1. Theme: This competition is inspired by the convention theme and linked to the other competitions through the class title: Inspired by Nature, Learning, Growing, Blooming as a means to explore creative expression.

2. Eligibility: Each exhibitor must be an OHA Youth member or an OHA Youth Club Member or leader in good standing of a Society/Club (hereafter Society) in good standing with the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA).

3. Entry:
a. Each class is either “Only one entry per Club” or “Open to all OHA youth members”
b. Age groupings for Youth Competition Classes 1 - 7 are as follows:
A: Born 2011 - 2013 (6 - 8 years) B: Born 2008 - 2010 (9 - 11 years)
C: Born 2005 - 2007 (12 - 14 years) D: Born 2001 - 2004 (15 - 18 years)
These groupings DO NOT apply for classes 8 - 14.
c. All class entries may be either scanned or photographed and emailed to Catherine McGill: youth@gardenontario.org
Exhibitor’s name, age, Youth Club, Society and District must be included with entry.
Dried plant material is material from which the moisture has been removed either naturally or by artificial means. Scarce, protected, or
endangered native plants will be disqualified. Refer to Government of Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources “Endangered Species Act at www.ontario.ca/speciesatrisk.
d. Permission form must accompany EACH entry - 1 per youth, gardenontario.org competitions page.

4. Awards: Bragging rights only this year, for fun so enjoy!

5. Deadline: June 30, 2021

SECTION D: PHOTOGRAPHY Open to all youth members

Entries must be in colour (unless stated otherwise). The photo is to be no larger than 4” x 6”. Send in original size as this is best quality. The photo must contain a horticultural element. Photos with identifiable persons will be disqualified.

*New!
William D. Clingersmith Youth Photography Award (classes 9 & 10)

All age classes are eligible
In memory of William Clingersmith - who is responsible for introducing me to nature and the outdoors, and always encouraged my work with the  OHA. Kelly Taylor, OHA Secretary.

Class 9 - Caterpillars can Fly!
2 photographs - 1 showing walking, 1 showing flying stages

Class 10 - Visitors to my Garden
Your interpretation (no identifiable people) *1 photograph