2021 Photo Contest


Use your imagination!

This year marks the 11th Annual Photo Contest at the Atwood Area Fall Festival on October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2021 at beautiful Atwood Lake Park.  This year, the contest will be managed by the Tuscarawas County Amateur Photographer's Association, offering amateur photographers an opportunity to be creative and show their best photographs in the following limited categories.  


  1. Texture
  2. Humankind
  3. Music

Fees:  $3.00 per photograph entered - Limit of three (3) photos per person, one in each category. 

Rules and Specifications:

  1. Photograph entries must be taken by the entering photographer.  
  2. Minimal digital editing is acceptable (adjusting color, contrast, and cropping is OK)
  3. Restrict the photo size to no larger than 8 inches x 10 inches.
  4. All photos must be mounted on stiff backboard, foamboard, or matted.  No glass or frames, please.
  5. Photographers should complete their application in advance and submit it with their photos and fee to the Atwood Area Fall Festival Information Booth (wooden barn/shed) on Thursday, September 30th between the hours of 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  the photos will be on display at this booth during the Festival.  
  6. The Tuscarawas County Amateur Photographer's Association will award ribbons as prizes.
  7. Every effort will be made to ensure the safety of all submitted photographs.  However, neither The Tuscarawas County Amateur Photographer's Association, nor the Atwood Area Fall Festival Committee, nor the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District will be liable for any damages to submitted photos.
  8. Retrieval of photographs will be on Sunday, October 3rd from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  

For more information contact:

Christy Penland-McMillan at Christy.penland@gmail.com or

Julie A Murray at j.a.murray@roadrunner.com