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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Farm Show Photo Contest Gives Public Chance for Cash, VIP Parking

Farm Show Photo Contest Gives Public Chance for Cash, VIP Parking

Harrisburg – Visitors to the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their
photographs capturing the spirit of this year’s show in the annual photo contest and
win prizes.

“When you go to the Farm Show, you’re capturing a lot of memories, so be on the
lookout for the perfect snapshot,” Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. “Share
your Farm Show experiencee and compete for bragging rights, cash and a VIP
parking space.”

Anyone visiting the show is eligible, and the top three entries will be featured in the
2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show Souvenir Book. The first-place winner receives $100
and a VIP parking space for the 2014 show. The second-place winner receives a
$75 cash prize, and the third-place winner earns a $50 prize.
Contest guidelines are as follows:

· The photograph must be taken at the 2013 Farm Show;
· The photograph must be in color;
· The photograph must be 4 x 6 inches in size;
· If a digital camera is used, the resolution must be at least 300 dpi;
· Entries are limited to one per person and must be submitted by March 31,
· Contact information (name, address, phone number, email address) and
caption must be included with entry;
· All photo entries become the property of the Pennsylvania Department of
· Department of Agriculture employees are not eligible; and
· The contest is only open to non-professional entries.

The 2012 winner was Jenn Vogel from Arlington, Va. Second-place honors went to
Mark Weaver of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, and third place to Joyce Adair of
Ephrata, Lancaster County.

Digital photos and entry information must be emailed to Print
photos can be mailed with entry information to April Orwig at the Pennsylvania
Department of Agriculture, 2301 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation,
featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and nearly 300
commercial exhibitors. The eight-day show is Jan. 5-12, at the Pennsylvania Farm
Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10.
For more information, visit

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