District 17 Annual General Meeting 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Hosted by Pine Ridge Garden Club

Theme:  Salute to Spring


Entries must be received no later than March 30, 2020

Deliver or mail entries to:  WILL BE NOTIFIED AT A LATER DATE.

If mailing, please ensure to back entries with rigid material to prevent bending


Note:  District 17 is not responsible for loss or damage sustained (mailing or otherwise) to any entries in Photographic Division 

  • Competition is open to all members in good standing of District 17 Garden Clubs/Societies and paid registrants of District 17 AGM 2020
  • The decision(s) of the AGM Show Chairs and Judges regarding exhibit queries/placement is binding
  • One entry per Class per exhibitor is permitted
  • Entries must have been taken during the last 12 months (from date of entry deadline) and not previously shown at a District 17 AGM
  • Prints  may be colour or black and white, digital or film
  • Prints must include horticultural/nature content 
  • Noticeable or excessive digital retouching will result in disqualification
  • Actual prints (portion submitted on photographic paper) must be 4” x 6” and  must be mounted on white card stock, dimensions 5” x 7 “
  • Discretion is recommended when including people/pets in photographs entered 
  • Photographs should be selected that best interpret the Class Title
  • Traditional entry tag to be attached to card stock on bottom right hand corner complete with Class #, Title, Name of Exhibitor and Club/Society with lower portion of entry tag turned under so exhibitor’s name is not visible
  • All entries must be picked up at the close of the meeting.  Unclaimed entries will not be returned


PH01 Salute to Spring Signs of spring

PH02 Behold Beauty Close up of single bloom

PH03 Summer Jewels Multiple blooms (one cultivar)

PH04 Focal Point Garden scene including art/architecture

PH05 Visiting Pollinators Shown on plants/flowers

PH06 Fall’s Palette Fall Colours

PH07 Day’s End Sunset

PH08 Winter Wonderland Landscape



  • Impact – choice of subject matter related to class title – 20points
  • Composition – arrangement, point of interest, symmetry/balance – 20 points
  • Light & Colour – light/shadows, colour complementary to photo – 10 points