Marine Photo Contest

A Marine/Aquatic Photography Contest was held in conjunction with the 2014 State Marine Ecology Event on November 8 at the Marion county Extension Office in Ocala, FL.

RESULTS FOR 2014:
Click here to view the 2014 Marine and Aquatic Photo Contest gallery of winning photos!
Click here for 2014 List of 4-H Marine and Aquatic Photography Contest Winners

This contest is open to all 4-Hers. Participants who enter the photo contest do not need to be present. Please remember – All entered photos must go through the county’s Extension office. IMPORTANT: In order to meet the state’s deadline, county Extension offices may have earlier deadlines for receiving photos. Please contact your county Extension office/4-H agent for this information. PHOTO CATEGORIES There are 5 categories that youth can enter photos in. The categories are:

1. Marine Habitats and Ecosystems – This includes photos taken of coral reefs, beaches, marshes, mangrove habitats, etc

2. Marine Life 
- This includes photos taken of specific marine life such as shore/marine birds, fish, sea turtles, crabs, shells, etc.

3. People and the Marine/Aquatic World – This includes people interacting with, impacting, or working in marine OR aquatic habitats. Examples would be photos of surfing, fishing, boating, swimming, pollution, etc.

4. Aquatic Habitats
 – Scenes of freshwater habitats such as lakes, streams, rivers, wetlands, etc.

5. Aquatic Life – Includes photos of specific types of freshwater plants and animals such as turtles, fish, freshwater birds, alligators, insects, etc.

Here are the 2014 Revised Rules and Guidelines (pdf) 2014 Revised Registration Form (pdf) 2014 Photo Contest Flyer (pdf) NOTE: This contest is open to all ages, however Cloverbud members may submit photos but their photos will not officially be judged. A separate area at the Event will display their photos. Please read the NEW rules and guidelines for additional information on Cloverbud entries. [/left]

For more information contact: 

Marine Aquatic Photo Contest  Karen Blyler kblyler@ufl.edu Registration State Events Office 4HEvents@ifas.ufl.edu County Contacts County Extension Offices   [/right]