Friday 31st Mar 2017 - Community - Family - Arts & Culture

This Arrowtown Photography competition is featuring photos of Arrowtown and the surrounding area. Categories are:            

  • Best Arrowtown photograph by an amateur photographer
  • Best Arrowtown photograph by a professional photographer
  • There will be a junior prize for school age or younger

The Grand Prize is the distinctive trophy created by The Jade and Opal Factory, based in Arrowtown. Prizes to the value of $800 will be presented during the festival.

Entries which close on 31 March are open to amateur and professional photographers. A selection of the best 20 photos will be on display in Arrowtown from Thursday 20 April – 25 Tuesday April. Download an entry form. 

 12 Todd Weeks Arrowtown Vista

Photo: Todd Weeks

Conditions of entry: The competition is open to all photographers, professional and amateur. Images may not have been previously entered in a competition. Photographers may enter up to four images overall. While photographers retain their rights to the photographs they submit, they acknowledge that in entering them they are giving the Arrowtown Promotion and Business Association (APBA) the right to use the photographs without charge to assist in promoting Arrowtown in any ways the organisation sees fit. Entries submitted will be retained by the (APBA).

Entries must be submitted before 5pm 31 March 2017. Each must be presented in a high resolution  readable presentation (ie. Stick, disc or by email [preferred option]). Entries will be retained by the (APBA). Each electronic copy including emailed entries must be given a title, and identified with the entrant’s name, telephone number, and email address.


32 Festival Street Parade by Leigh Jeffery low res

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Photo: Arrowtown Autumn Festival Parade, Leigh Jeffrey

Submit Entries with the entry form to:, Photo Competition,

Arrowtown Business and Promotion Association, c/o  49 Buckingham St,

Arrowtown 9302, Enquiries: -  Sue Patterson 

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