Photo Contest 2018

Saddle Hills County is pleased to announce its 2018 'Let's Be County Proud' photo contest.

Photographers get your cameras ready. Saddle Hills County is once again holding a photo contest and we're offering prizes to the winners in a number of exciting categories.

As much as possible we are looking for photos of people enjoying what life has to offer in Saddle Hills County.

The contest is open to Youth (17 and under) and Adults (18 and older) and features six categories.

Photo Contest

Andrea SteffenCategories
  • Nature … in the Moment
  • Sense of Community
  • Livin’ the Life—Agriculture & Ranching
  • On the Job
  • Recreational Pursuits
  • Artisans & Culture

Photo by Andrea Steffen, 2016 photo contest.


Lawrence Andruchiw36 prizes are available:

12 - 1st Prizes of $150
12 - 2nd Prizes of $100
12 - 3rd Prizes of $50

Photo by Lawrence Andruchiw, 2015 photo contest. 


Judging Criteria

Lyla YanishewskiPhotos will be judged on the following criteria:

1. Originality / Uniqueness

2. True to the category in which they are entered

3. Artistic composition

Photo by Lyla Yanishewski, 2015 photo contest. 

Contest Rules

Camera1. Photos must be taken within the municipal boundaries of Saddle Hills County

(Location to be included with submission)

2. Photos must be in jpeg format in high resolution

(Minimum- 1536 x 1024 pixels. Maximum -1600 x 1200 pixels)
File size should not exceed 25 MB

3. Three photo submissions permitted per photographer per category

4. Entries must be received by 4:30 pm, November 16th, 2018

5. Please include the names of the people in your photos for legal purposes.

(With the exception of large group shots)

6. Photos are available for County to use for promotional purposes as per the waiver signed by the photographer

To Enter

logoSimply send your entries to:

Please include in your email:
1) The category you are entering each photo in
2) Where the photo was taken
3) Your name and contact information
4) The names of the people in your photos and their permission (or that of a guardian) for the photo to be shared and used per the Photo Use Authorization Form
5) A copy of the signed Photo Use Authorization Form

Entries must be received by 4:30 pm, November 16th, 2018.

Winners will be announced at the 'Christmas in Saddle Hills County' Open House December 6th.