Photography Contest

BRACA and its Tree Committee announces a Summer Tree Photography Contest. Photographs should be taken between June 20 and October 31, 2020, and must be submitted by September 21, 2020 October 31, 2020 (extended deadline!). All photographs must be of trees located within the City of Xenia. Amateur photographers should aim to capture any unique aspect of a tree and should consider the bark, structure, etc. Photographs that meet the contest requirements will be submitted to a panel of judges to determine the winner. The winning photograph will be featured in the Xenia Daily Gazette, on display in the lobby of the City of Xenia Administration Building, and showcased on the City’s social media, government channel, and this website.

Rules & Regulations

Digital photographs may be submitted electronically by emailing City Clerk Michelle Johnson. Entries are due by October 31, 2020. A photo release form is required for each photo entry that includes the photographer’s name, daytime telephone number, and location of tree within the city limits of Xenia. One photograph per email entry is required but each photographer can submit up to five photographs.

Only amateur photographers are permitted to enter with photographs taken between June 20 and October 31, 2020. Photographs will be judged based on clarity of photograph, composition of photograph, emotional impact of image, and quality of subject.

View/download/print the complete rules (PDF) and regulations. View/download/print the photo release form (PDF)

Helpful Resources

For more information, call the City of Xenia at 937-376-7235.

Congratulations to the last Contest winners for the Winter Photography Contest!