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Photography Department

Heather Hurliman, Superintendent

For questions please contact Heather Hurliman: (503) 812-0826.

ONLINE exhibit registration closes Sunday August 8th, at 3:00 pm
IN-PERSON exhibit registration closes Tuesday August 10th, at 10:00 am

Non-Perishable Exhibits [Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Photography and Textile] will be accepted starting:

August 4 - August 8: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
August 9: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
August 10: 8:00 am to 10:00 am

ELIGIBILITY
1. This competition is open to amateur and professional photographers who are residents of Tillamook County.
2. A professional is defined as anyone engaged in doing photography work on order, or for sale, or teaching on a regular basis. Professional photographers will not be eligible for special awards.
3. All exposures that have been entered previously in a Tillamook County Fair competition are INELIGIBLE.
4. All photographs must be the work of the exhibitor and taken within the last 5 years.

ENTRY RULES
1. Exhibitors must register online to enter exhibits at the Fair. There are two ways to enter:
a. Online using your computer at: https://tillamook.fairwire.com
b. or by the mobile app: ShoWorks Passport found in the Apple and Google Play store [works on Apple and Android mobile devices].
Each exhibitor submitting entries to the Fair will need to have an exhibitor ID and enter their exhibits under their name. An example is on our website under the Fair tab>Exhibit at the Fair. Registration assistance will be available during exhibit drop off.
2. An exhibitor may not enter more than two photographs in any one class (a total of 8). These entries may appear in any division. If a youth exhibitor would like to compete at an adult level, please let the Superintendent know at the time you drop off your entry.
3. A photo cannot be duplicated and entered in more than one division.
4. There is no distinction between digital and film entries.
5. All photographs must be matted. THE MAT SHALL NOT EXTEND MORE THAN 3" BEYOND THE PHOTOGRAPH.
6. No picture frames will be allowed. No glass permitted. Do not attach hanging devices. No plastic cover over photographs.
7. For Identification of exhibit, EXHIBITOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS MUST APPEAR ON BACK OF ALL EXHIBITS.
8. ALL PHOTOGRAPHS must be at least 5 x 7 inches and cannot exceed 8 x 12 inches.

JUDGING
Awards will be marked 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Best of Show, according to the merits of the exhibit. The Judge may disqualify or award 1st, 2nd, or 3rd premiums at his/her discretion. The Judge shall disqualify or transfer to the correct Division or Class (at his/her discretion) any exhibit which is not a true representative of the Division or Class in which it is entered. The Judge may disqualify any exhibit not of show quality. The Fair Board reserves the right to reduce premiums in each class if the awards exceed the amount allocated.
A small portion of Photography entries from our 2017 Tillamook County Fair
Choose your Division and Class No for each entry

Divisions: Color Photo
600 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
601 Adult – Professional
603 Fair Buddies – ages 03-05
604 Youth – ages 06-10
605 Youth – ages 11-13
606 Youth – ages 14-18


Divisions: Black & White Photo
607 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
608 Adult – Professional
610 Fair Buddies – ages 03-05
611 Youth – ages 06-10
612 Youth – ages 11-13
613 Youth – ages 14-18

Class # Class Description
1. Agriculture
2. Architecture
3. Children
4. Domestic Animals
5. Flowers
6. Forest Scenes
7. Insects
8. Lighthouse/Ocean Scenes
9. Mountain Scenes
10. Open – All Other Subjects
11. Portrait/People
12. River Scenes
13. Scenic
14. Sports/Athletics
15. Still Life
16. Sunrise/Sunset
17. Transportation/Automotive
18. Waterfalls
19. Wild Animals
20. Wild Birds


Divisions: Use of Fair Theme
614 Adult – 19+ [Amateur]
615 Adult – Professional
617 Fair Buddies – ages 03-05
618 Youth – ages 06-10
619 Youth – ages 11-13
620 Youth – ages 14-18

Class # Class Description
1. Enter your favorite photograph depicting the Fair theme, A Time to Shine.

Tillamook County Fairgrounds
503-842-2272
tillamookfair@tillamookfair.com
4603 East 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR, 97141

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