Friday 8th of September 2017 12:00:00 AM
days until September 8th, 2017

photo: Paul Prachun

Photo Contest


All entries must be taken at the 2016 festival.

Entries must be submitted in the Print Category:

  • Color Print – Print must be 5×7 inches in size, or larger. Prints must not be matted, but may be backed. Digital files must be printed on photo quality paper. All digital files must also be submitted on a disc for the purpose of inserting them into the program.

Participants may submit up to 6 photos. Please put your name, address and phone number on each entry.

Prizes –
1st – $100
2nd – $75
3rd – $50
Honorable mentions will also be picked.

Winners will have their photographs, with full photo credits, printed in the following year’s Sternwheel Festival Program. Vertical pictures will have a better chance of being printed on the front and the inside front cover of the program. Winning photographs may also be used in brochures and promotions of the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival with full photo credit to the photographer. Original prints and negatives of all entrants will be kept by the festival committee for a period of one year so that quality reproductions can be made.

All entries should be sent to: Ohio River Sternwheel Festival, P.O. Box 2109 Marietta, Ohio 45750. ***There will be no drop off points***

Click here for the entry form (pdf)

Deadline for entries is October 14, 2016.

Judging will be done at the Lafayette Hotel, November 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
The Sternwheel Festival committee will take the utmost care of all entries (prints, negatives). However, the committee is not liable for any loss or damage.