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Photo Contest Submissions and Voting are Heating Up!

Remember to add to our timeline. Enter the 40th Anniversary Photo Contest for a chance to win prizes and receive recognition among the UC Master Gardener community.

(Remember to add to our timeline. Enter the 40th Anniversary Photo Contest for a chance to win prizes and receive recognition among the UC Master Gardener community.)

Time to pull out your scrapbooks or cameras! The UC Master Gardener Program is holding a photo contest and you are invited to submit and vote for your favorite images.

Join us and share your favorite memory or what is special to you about being a UC Master Gardener volunteer. Enter and vote for your favorite images into the UC Master Gardener Program's 40th Anniversary Photo Contest. Photos can represent the UC Master Gardener Program history, events, workshops, volunteer activities, gardens, or anything that represents what it means to be a UC Master Gardener over the past 40 years.

Submit or vote for your favorite photo

So far the 40th Anniversary Photo Contest has received 134 inspiring entries and more than 1033 votes, but plenty of time still remains to enter and win! Check out current photos at http://bit.ly/40thPhoto and vote for ALL your favorites EVERY DAY until the contest closes. 

Check out some popular photo entries that are a great representation of the photo contest theme:

“Lettuce Grow” by My Thanh K. (193 votes)

“Master Gardeners Teaching the Teachers” by Michele Y. (17 votes)

“Caretaker” by Leora W. (14 votes)

How to enter

Entry is free and open to all past and present UC Master Gardener volunteers. Entries must be submitted electronically by 11:59 PST on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 using the online photo contest submission form.

Please read and review the official photo contest participation guidelines before entering.

  • Images must be smaller than 10MB
  • No limit on number of images
  • Winner selected by popular vote!


Photographs with the highest overall public votes will be designated as “People's Choice” winners. First, second and third place winners will receive prizes and be showcased on the statewide UC Master Gardener Program website, UC ANR Repository, UC Master Gardener social media channels, program marketing materials and the 2019 annual report. Winners will also be recognized by having their photo displayed in a gallery at the 2020 UC Master Gardener Program statewide conference.

Don't forget to vote for your favorite photos every day until the contest closes and share with family and friends on social media for additional votes!


Questions? Contact:

Donna Valadez

Marketing Assistant, Statewide Office

Email: dnvaladez@ucanr.edu

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9:26 AM
  • Author: Donna Navarro Valadez


When is the 2020 conference and where?

Posted by Louise A Pagone on July 17, 2019 at 3:10 PM

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