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FLFR's Art & Photo Contest

About This Registration

Thank you for submitting entries to the contest.

During August photo and art entries will be judged.

You will receive an email by the end of the month.

The Award Ceremony will be on Wednesday, September 11th at 6 pm at the County Fair

Traveling Exhibit will start at The Makers Downtown, art gallery in Oneonta.

2019: Celebrating the woodlands and rivers of Blount County

Showcase the natural beauty of Blount County by submitting photos or art.


Last year's  photos and artwork were amazing and so were the people who created them!

Enter your best photos and artwork and be eligible to win $$$

While having fun in nature, take  pictures or craft an artwork.

This year the contest has 12 categories, and more prizes for teens & adults: Winning entries - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, range from $200 to $25.  And there are 12 Business' Choice Awards (BCA), $100 each.

To participate:   

1. Read the Photo or the Art Contest Rules (Download the PDFs at the top of the page).

2. Register and take note of the transaction ID # (you will receive a registration email).

3. Submit your entries between May 1st and July 31st, 2019. Details in each PDF - email photos to, take art entries to the Oneonta and Blountsville Libraries, or to the Hayden Annex.

If you have any questions, please email

12 Categories:

  • Locust Fork River or its tributaries, lakes & waterfalls, for example: Blackburn Fork of Little
    Warrior, Calvert Prong of Little Warrior, Dry Creek, Graves Creek, Gurley Creek, Sand Valley
    Creek, Inland Lake, Highland Lake, McKay Lake, Mountain Lake and Sugarland Lake.
    BCA: Blount-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce.
  • Roots & Shoots, for example: wildflowers, foliage, mushrooms, moss, other parts of plants
    and trees in the wild. BCA: Locust Fork Pharmacy.
  • Birds & raptors. BCA: Blount Animal Clinic.
  • Furry creatures, for example, deer, foxes, beavers, otters. BCA: Drayer Physical Therapy.
  • Sun-basking creatures, for example: turtles, frogs, snakes, lizards, salamanders, fish.
    BCA: Black Warrior Riverkeeper.
  • Bugs & Butterflies, for example: bees, butterflies, centipedes, dragonflies and spiders.
    BCA: Locust Fork Family Dentistry.
  • Habitat & Seasons: caves, rocks, cliffs, covered bridges, outdoor scenes or landscape.
  • Sky, sunsets and sunrises: clouds, sky, sunsets & sunrises. BCA: Oneonta Dental Center.
  • Rocks & Geology: cliffs, rocks, caves. BCA: King, Green & Dobson, LLC.
  • PIN - People and/or Pets in Nature: activities along the river, lakes, its tributaries, waterfalls, or
    woods: bicycling, swimming, jumping, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking or walking, camping,
    Picnicking, etc. BCA: Spring Valley Beach Waterpark.
  • Locust Fork Canoe & Kayak Whitewater Races. BCA: Alabama Cup Racing Association.
  • Events organized by FLFR, for example: kayak trips, hikes, Kids’ Day on the River, floats, etc.
    BCA: The Blount Countian.



Friends of the Locust Fork River
PO Box 638
Cleveland AL 35049