2011 Fall Photo Contest

Valley County Tourism and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce will once again be hosting a seasonal photo contest.  You will have the opportunity to submit photos, representative of each month’s theme, for a chance to win Ord Area ChamberBucks.  The guidelines for the contest are below:

– Photos must be taken in Valley County.
– An individual may only submit one photo per month (per theme).
– Photos from the 2009 and 2010 contests are not allowed to be resubmitted.
– Photos must be submitted in digital format.
– Participants are not required to reside in Valley County.
– Professional photographers are allowed to compete in this competition.
– Valley County Tourism and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce reserve the right to use submitted photos in any online or print publication.

A total of $1,200 in total prize moneywill be awarded throughout the course of this contest.  The prize for each month’s first place photo is $200 in Ord ChamberBucks.  Second place photos for each month will receive $100 in Ord ChamberBucks.  Prizes can be claimed at the Ord Area Chamber office, 1514 K Street. 

The 2011 contest themes and deadlines are as follows:

– September: High School Sports in Valley County (Friday, September 23, 2011)
– October: Fall Harvest (Friday, October 21, 2011)
– November: What Are You Thankful For? (Friday, November 18, 2011)
– December: Snowy Days (Friday, December 23, 2011)

Photo by Joan Sintek, July 2010: Wildlife Watching, 1st Place

Photos must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the deadlines listed above. Voting will take place on during the last week of each month.  The photographer’s name will not be listed during the week of voting.  Once voting is over and winners are announced, each photo will be displayed with credit to the photographer.  Winners will be announced on the last Friday of each month.  Announcements will be made on, the Ord, NE Facebook page and on OrdNE Twitter.

Photos can be emailed to or saved on a CD and delivered to the Ord Chamber office, 1514 K Street.  The following information must also be submitted: photographers name, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, and description of the photo (e.g. location).  Questions regarding the 2011 Fall Photo Contest can be sent to Kristina at

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