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Photo Contest:  "What We’ll Lose"
Impacts of the Proposed Prairie Parkway

Printable Contest Details:  pdf format - Word format
Printable Entry Form:  pdf format - Word format

Sponsored by Citizens Against the Sprawlway, Friends of the Fox River, Kendall Citizens for Farmland Protection, Valley of the Fox Chapter of Sierra Club, and Aux Sable Creek Watershed Coalition.

Proposed Prairie Parkway Route
Entry subjects should be within
5 miles of route
Map of Prairie Parkway
$300 Grand Prize - Four $150 Individual Category Prizes

Extended submittal deadline – 5 p.m., Saturday, October 6, 2007

Adult Categories:  Agriculture, Rural (small town life), Environment
Special Youth Category – 16 and under

The contest grand prize award is $300 with $150 first prize awards in each of four categories.

Photos will be judged on artistic and aesthetic quality, originality, and the appropriateness of the subject representing qualities of life and the environment that would be threatened by construction of the Prairie Parkway.

Winning images will be displayed on the websites of the sponsoring organizations and may be reproduced in publications of the organizations or displayed at events held by the organization.

Entry Requirements:

Entry Medium:

How to submit your contest entry:

Submission deadline – must be received by 5 p.m., Saturday, September 15, 2007 either by e-mail or by postal mail.  Submit as an attachment to an e-mail to or on a CD-ROM sent to Prairie Parkway Contest, PO Box 334, Big Rock IL 60511.

Images may be submitted by e-mail or CD-ROM and should be accompanied by a completed application form.  E-mail images must include a filed out file with the application form information.  

The fine print

You retain the copyright to any photographs that you submit in this competition, and all rights thereto, except as follows. By entering the Contest, you grant to the sponsoring organizations the right to edit, adapt, display, or reproduce images for non-commercial purposes without compensation. Due credit will be given to the copyright holder.  The sponsoring organizations may disqualify any photograph for any reason at their sole discretion.