Trap Pond Partner's
Inaugural Ken O'Neal Amateur Photography Contest
June 1 - September 15, 2021
Trap Pond Partners is holding a free amateur photo contest at Trap Pond State Park in memory of Ken O'Neal, who was an active member. The contest will run from June 1st through September 15th. Photos must be taken at Trap Pond State Park, or its' managed areas of Trussum Pond, or Barns Woods. Winning photos will be displayed at the Nature Center for the Partners annual meeting in November.
Three categories of pictures may be submitted:
2. Landscapes & Nature
3. Activities & Camping
Photographers may enter up to one picture per category, a maximum of three (3) pictures total. There will be two divisions: Youth up to 12 years old and Adult. Each category of picture will have an Honorable Mention and First Place Winner. The Youth First Place Winner will get a free day camp, and the Adult First Place Winner will receive a camp store credit. There will be an overall Grand Prize Winner that will receive a free cabin rental at Trap Pond State Park. The Grand Prize picture will hang in the Nature Center for a year. All winners will receive annual Park passes.
Trap Pond State Park may use the pictures for such items as calendars, or post cards, with credit given to the photographers. The Park and Partners may be offering classes during the summer, based on current restrictions at the time.
Dates for Free Photography Classes at the Nature Center:
Registration/ Release Forms are available below. Copies may also be picked up at the Nature Center or Camp Store at Trap Pond.
Registration is free and open to all amateurs.
*Please note that Trap Pond Partners can register, however, are not eligible for prizes, with the exception of possibly putting your photo in the calendar or other media.