This year the Village Creek Festival has added a photography contest to the lineup of festival activities. Sponsored by MobilOil Federal Credit Union, the contest entries will be accepted on Saturday, October 29 at the festival grounds (Lumberton City Park) 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The cost per entry is $5 or five entries for $20 and is open to photographers in all age groups.
Entries should be 8x10 up to 16x20 and in a mat or a mat with a frame. Each entry needs a name tag attached to the back of the photograph including the photographer’s name, phone number, and title of the photograph. The contest categories are People, Places, Things, Black & White, Floral, and Children/Teens.
The judging will take place by a professional judge at 12 p.m. at the contest tent and photographs must be removed from the festival grounds by 2 p.m.
Ribbon awards will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places, and honorable mention in each category. Plaques will be awarded for “Best Floral” and “Best of Show”. At the end of the contest, a “People’s Choice” plaque will be awarded to a contestant by the voters.
For more information, contact the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce at 409-755-0554. Contest entry forms are available the day of the show and by email request at email@example.com. Forms may also be picked up at the Chamber office Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.