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During the course of the 2019 Crown of Maine Balloon Fest (COMBF), we will be hosting an Amateur Photography Contest and invite you to join us! 

Eligibility:

  • Photos must be taken during the 2019 Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

  • Photographers must be taken by an amateur photographer

  • There is a limit of two (2) photos per photographer

  • File size must be at least 800k

  • Proof of ownership must be available upon request

  • A “Photo Contest Waiver” must be completed by the photographer (and signed by parent/guardian if photographer is under 18) and  signed “Model Release” must be submitted if photos contain any recognizable individuals

Submission and Selection Process:

To submit your photos in the 2019 COMBF Amateur Photography contest, please email the photos directly to info@combf.org no later than September 20th, 2019. All photo entries must include: photographer’s name, photographer’s age (if under 18) and the title of the piece.

Entries will be judged by the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Committee and selections will be based on the composition and originality of the photos.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

Division 1 (ages 18 and up)

First Place: $50.00

Second Place: $25.00

Third Place: $15.00

Division 2 (under 18)

First Place: $50.00

Second Place: $25.00

Third Place: $15.00

Submitted photos may be used for promotion of the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest and may be posted on the COMBF website, social media pages, on printed media and as otherwise deemed appropriate by the COMBF Committee in conjunction with the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest.