Photography Contest

BRACA and its Tree Committee announces a Winter Tree Photography Contest. Photographs should be taken between December 21, 2018, and March 21, 2019, and must be submitted by April 1, 2019. All photographs must be of trees located within the City of Xenia. Amateur photographers should aim to capture any unique aspect of a tree and should consider the bark, structure, etc. Photographs that meet the contest requirements will be submitted to a panel of judges to determine the winner. The winning photograph will be featured in the Xenia Daily Gazette, on display in the lobby of the City of Xenia Administration Building, and showcased on the City's social media, government channel, and this website.

Rules & Regulations


Digital photographs may be submitted electronically by emailing City Clerk Michelle Johnson. Entries are due by April 1, 2019. A photo release form is required for each photo entry that includes the photographer’s name, daytime telephone number, and location of tree within the city limits of Xenia. One photograph per email entry is required but each photographer can submit up to five photographs.

Only amateur photographers are permitted to enter with photographs taken between December 21, 2018, and March 21, 2019. Photographs will be judged based on clarity of photograph, composition of photograph, emotional impact of image, and quality of subject.

Click HERE to view/download/print the complete rules and regulations. Click HERE to view/download/print the photo release form.

Helpful Resources


For more information, call the City of Xenia at 937-376-7235.
Congratulations to the Spring Contest winners!
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