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Texas 4-H Dog Photography Contest

When the Management Team cancelled the Texas 4-H Dog Show, it was decided to expand the opportunity to participate in the Dog Photography Contest.  This contest is open to any enrolled 4-H member.  To enter go to .  The Management Team has determined to waive the entry fee.  Entry deadline will be July 1, 2020.  If you submitted photo to the Texas 4-H Dog Show Photography Contest, please re-submit them in this system.

To help with processing, please name your photos with the following format:  Category, Exhibitor’s Last Name and First Initial.  For example, if Suzy Clover was entering a photo into the “Theme” category, the photo would be named “theme.clover.s”  Siblings with the same initials may want to use the whole first name.

The categories have also expanded to include:

Dog Still Life – Dogs alone or in a group which are posed or not moving.  Such photos should focus on participation in the companion animal project.

Dog Active – Dogs alone or in a group which are active.  Such photos should focus on participation in the companion animal project.

Storyboard – A storyboard is one digital entry that contains 3 to 5 photos and minimal text that tells a story.  The story should pertain to the companion animal project and should be easily understood by the viewer.   Examples include: Three (3) images depicting a dog competing in different stages, with the title “Grand Champion:

Theme – “Promote 4-H Dog Project should contain photo that promote the 4-H Dog Project.

Funny Dog – Capture your dog doing silly things, dressed up or any other dog photo that would bring a smile or laugh to the viewer.

Fur Family – Family photos that include your family dogs.
The Management Team is anxious to see the fun, creative ways you find to showcase your photography skills and the dog project.