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CATEGORIES: Eagle Lake Nature (animals/plants/birds, etc), Eagle Lake People/Water Activities, and Eagle Lake Water Scenes
ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any child or adult living in the Town of Dover, including both year-round and summer/vacation-home residents. A person can enter one photograph in each category for a total of three entries. All photographs must be taken by the person entering them!
SIZE: 8 x 10” enlargements (up to 8 ½ x 11”) are preferred and recommended, but 5 x 7” or 4 x 6” prints will be accepted.
SPECIFICS: Photographs can be color or non-color. No borders of any kind. No captions. Photographs must be mounted using rubber cement or spray adhesive to an 11 x 14” tag or poster board. Winners must supply JPEG files for future promotions in print, website content, and social media.
DEADLINE FOR 2023 CONTEST: Entries must be dropped off by 4:00 pm Monday, August 21st at the Dover Town Hall during normal business hours (Mon-Thurs 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Fridays until noon.)
ANNUAL MEETING: All entries will be displayed at the ELIA Annual Meeting on August 26th. Winners will be indicated and prizes awarded. People attending the meeting can vote for People’s Choice photo.
PUBLIC DISPLAY: The top 3 entries in each category, plus the People’s Choice photo will be put on display at Michael’s On The Lake from August 27th through Labor Day. They can be picked up the following week at the Town Hall. ALL OTHER ENTRIES will be released at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting or can be claimed at the Town Hall the following week.