UC Master Gardener Program
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UC Master Gardener Program

Call for Entries: UC Master Gardener Photo Contest

Oh Snap! It's time to show off your photography skills!

Attention UC Master Gardener volunteers! The UC Master Gardener Program invites you to capture and share your creativity in the garden. Enter the Official 2017 UC Master Gardener Photo Contest for a chance to win great prizes and receive recognition among the entire UC Master Gardener community.

UC Master Gardener volunteers can showcase their amazing photography skills and submit a photo in any of the five contest categories:

  1. California friendly gardening
  2. Creatures in the garden
  3. Incredible edibles
  4. UC Master Gardeners in action
  5. Outstanding ornamental

How to enter

Entry is free and open to active UC Master Gardener volunteers. Entries must be submitted electronically by midnight on Friday, June 30, 2017 using the online photo contest submission form. Only one entry allowed per category per participant. Please read and review the official photo contest participation guidelines before entering.


Photographs will be judged on the overall image quality, subject, originality and composition. First, second and third place category winners will receive a gift certificate, professional print of their winning shot and be featured on the 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference website. Winners will be celebrated and displayed in a photo gallery at the 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference in Long Beach, Aug. 22-25.

The first place winner of each category will be entered into the “Gardeners Choice” contest, to be voted on at 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference in Long Beach, Aug. 22-25. The winner will be announced on Aug. 25 and awarded a $75.00 gift certificate.

More information about the 2017 UC Master Gardener Photo Contest and the 2017 UC Master Gardener Conference can be found online. We can't wait to see your beautiful photos!

Questions? Contact: 

Marcy Sousa
Program Coordinator, San Joaquin 
Phone: (209) 953-6111
Email: mdhachman@ucanr.edu


Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:34 AM

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