America250PA Montgomery County Photography Contest

America250PA Montgomery County Photo Contest Form

As we approach the commemoration of our nation’s 250th birthday and the celebration of all that is yet to come, Montgomery County invites photographers of all skill levels to participate in the inaugural America250PA Montgomery County Photography Contest. This year’s theme will be Montgomery County’s Historic Sites; to be eligible for the contests photographs must be taken at a county, local, state, or national historical site, historical marker, and/or park in Montgomery County.  Montco residents participating in this kick-off contest may submit one entry per household in one, two, or all three categories for pictures taken from July 1st, 2023 until September 12th, 2023:

  • Youth: Montco residents ages 10-18 are encouraged to get out, explore, and take a picture at a historical site to capture something they find interesting.  Entries must be submitted on behalf of the young photographer by a parent or guardian.
  • Historical Elements: Capture a photo of the unique architectural, art, technology, or cultural element from a historical site.   Open to ages 19 and up.  
  • Natural Beauty: Photographers entering this category are encouraged to find that perfect shot of anything that captures the nature’s beauty at one of the historical sites.  Open to ages 19 and up.

Entries can be submitted from Noon on Thursday, July 6th, 2023 until Noon on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 by emailing  Entries must include this completed form attached as well as the submitted picture in a .jpeg format.

A panel of America250PA Montgomery County judges will convene to identify five images in each category which will then be voted on by the public to determine a winner.  Winners will be recognized at a County Board of Commissioners meeting in September 2023.

Additional Rules and Disclaimers

All entrants agree that their photograph(s) can be utilized by America250PA Montgomery County for promotional and fundraising purposes.

Entrants must be a resident of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  County employees and their family members are eligible to participate.

Photography depicting obscene, vulgar, and/or discriminatory actions & messages or depicting acts that are unlawful or unsafe will be immediately disqualified.