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Luverne hosts annual photo contest

LUVERNE -- The Luverne Area Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau will host its sixth annual photo contest from May 1 through Oct. 31. Two $50 cash prizes will be awarded in each category -- Birds and Wildlife, Landscape and Native Prairie P...

LUVERNE - The Luverne Area Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau will host its sixth annual photo contest from May 1 through Oct. 31.

Two $50 cash prizes will be awarded in each category - Birds and Wildlife, Landscape and Native Prairie Plants. Photo deadlines are slated at three different times during the contest period, with digital submissions of photos taken in May and June due June 30, July and August images due Aug. 31, and September and October photos due Oct. 31.

The photo contest encourages and promotes the art of photography and support the prairie. All men, women and youths are encouraged to enter, and individuals need not be a resident of the area to participate.

Photos must be digitally submitted at 300 DPI or higher by the entry deadline, and pictures from all seasons are accepted.

Email photos to luvernechamber@co.rock.mn.us , and include name, address, phone, email and the title of the photo. People may submit up to a maximum of five photos per month.

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All photos not selected shall be retained in the pool of photos for the next judging cycle.

Photography judging will be done by the members of the Luverne Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The Luverne CVB maintains the rights to using the winning photos.

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