Photography Contest

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The Bristol Fourth of July Committee presents its Annual Photography Contest. Please read the entry details and contest rules below. Entry forms can be downloaded from the right column.

Entry Rules

  • The contest is open to all Bristol residents with the exception of 4th of July Committee members and professional photographers.
  • Each entry must be an unmounted 8” x 10” print.
  • Each entry must have your name, address, telephone number, title and category on an index card or entry label taped to the back of the photo.
  • Entries must be taken either conventionally or digitally and printed on photo paper.
  • Photographs may be black & white, sepia or color.
  • Each contestant may enter a maximum of one photograph in each of the six categories.
  • All photographs need not relate to the 4th of July.
  • Entries must be dropped off at Rogers Free Library by 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
  • Failure to comply with the above 8 items will result in disqualification.
  • The contest will be judged by professional photographers.
  • Winners will be notified by telephone no later than Saturday, June 4, 2016.
  • Ribbons will be awarded for First, Second and Third place in each category. One Best of Show ribbon will also be awarded.
  • The winning photographs will be displayed at Rogers Free Library from June 7, 2016 through July 31, 2016. Selected non-winning entries will also be displayed throughout the Library.
  • Winning entries will become the property of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee.
  • Entries may be picked up at Rogers Free Library between August 2, 2016 and August 16, 2016. The Bristol 4th of July Committee will not be responsible for unclaimed photographs.
  • If you have questions please contact Frank Fales at 253.5486.


Bristol (i.e. landmarks, architecture, artifacts, nautical)
Creative (i.e. black & white, sepia, colorized, etc.)

Photo Contest Committee

Chairman - Frank Fales

For all inquires regarding the Photo Contest, please call 401.253.5486.