Valley County Tourism Announces Photo Contest

Valley County Tourism, in collaboration with the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce, will once again be hosting a seasonal photo contest in order to collect photos of the Valley County area.  Photos will be used in promotional campaigns directed at tourists throughout the state to encourage them to visit Valley County as a vacation destination.  You will have the opportunity to submit photos, representative of the 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 theme.
– Photos from the 2009, 2010, and 2011 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 with credit given to the photographer.

Over $1,000 in total prize money will be awarded throughout the course of this contest.  The prize for the first place photo is $200 in Ord Area ChamberBucks, $100 in ChamberBucks for second place and $50 in ChamberBucks for third place.  Prizes can be claimed at the Ord Area Chamber office, 1514 K Street in Ord.

Wide Open Space, South of Elyria. Photo by Tresia White. June 2010 Photo Contest.

The contest theme for the months of May and June is “Green Scenes in Valley County.”  Photos must be submitted by Friday, June 22 at 5:00 pm.  Voting will take place on during the last week of June.  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 Friday, June 29.  Announcements will be made on, on the Ord, Nebraska Facebook page, and on Flickr.

Photos can be emailed to or saved on a CD and delivered to the Ord Area Chamber office, 1514 K Street.  The following information must also be submitted: photographers name, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, and description or title for the photo (e.g. location).  Questions regarding the photo contest can be sent to Kristina at  Be sure to look for more photo contest themes throughout summer and fall.

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  1. Ord Nebraska » Blog Archive » Weekly Update Says:

    […] Valley County Tourism is hosting another Photo Contest.  The theme for May-June is “Green Scenes in Valley County.”   The first place photo will win $200 in Ord Area ChamberBucks!  If you have a photo you would like to enter, email it to along with the name of the photographer, title of the photo, and the photographer’s contact information.  Online voting will take place throughout the last week of June.  Complete contest guidelines can be found here: […]

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