The Montgomery County Planning Department – Fairland and Briggs Chaney Master Plan team has launched a Spring Photo Contest, starting April 25th and ending on May 23rd 2022 at 5:00 pm, (https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/upcounty/fairland/fairland-master-plan-1997/fairland-briggs-chaney-mp/equitable-community-engagement/fairland-and-briggs-chaney-spring-photo-contest/) inviting aspiring and professional artists to submit up to three photos for three different categories to win a prize. Submitted photos will capture everyday moments in extraordinary ways with emphasis on the following categories.
- Connected Communities / 15-minute Living – popular locations within a 15-minute walk from residential neighborhoods (ex. soccer games at Fairland Recreational Park).
- Local Mobility – the ability to move and access existing transportation systems (ex. people riding the BRT-Flash, notable usage of pathways, trails or sidewalks).
- Local Food Networks – community members and stakeholders working hard to provide access to healthy foods or the lack thereof (ex. Briggs Chaney Community Gardening event).
PRIZES range from “Best in Show” ($300 gift card) to a “People’s Choice” award ($250 gift card), in addition to “Honorable Mention” for each category. All artists will retain their copyrights of the submitted photos. However, by submitting photos for this contest each artist is agreeing that (1) the artist agrees to the terms and conditions and (2) the artist grants the Planning Board and its successors and assigns a non-exclusive, perpetual license to publish, print and otherwise utilize the submitted image for any purpose, including without limitation use in publications related to the Fairland and Briggs Chaney Master Plan, associated marketing, and promotions with proper acknowledgements to the respective artist.
Check out the webpage and contest details HERE, take some awesome photos within the Fairland and Briggs Chaney community, complete the application, submit your application and awesome photos to the Montgomery County Planning Department – Fairland and Briggs Chaney team.