2016 Youth Photography Contest


Click Here to Enter the Gallery!
(where competition photos can be viewed)


Photography Categories

Youth contestants will be able to submit up to four unaltered, digital photographs that focus on one or more of the following four categories:

  • Dominant - focus is on a posing Fainting Goat(s) and/or FGG exhibitor(s).
  • Landscape - focus is on scenery around the farm or ranch. Fainting Goats must be included in the photo. Seasonal photos are also included in this category.
  • People - focus is on FGG exhibitor and/or family, friends, other exhibitors, etc., who are involved in activities on the farm or at an FGG event (not posing for the camera).
  • Farm - focus is on highlighting activities around your farm.
  • Open - focus is on anything you want to take a picture of.
  • Showmanship - photos taken by someone else of the exhibitor demonstrating showmanship activities.

Age Categories

  • PeeWee:  5 years of age and under
  • Beginner:  6 to 8 years of age
  • Junior:  9 to 12 years of age
  • Intermediate:  13 to 15 years of age
  • Senior:  16 to 19 years of age

The age the contestant is when the photograph is taken will determine the age group in which the photograph is to be entered in.


Contestant photos will be displayed on the Fainting Goat Guild website for judging and winners will be announced after the contest’s deadline of December 31, 2016.

Meet the Judge

Evon has been photographing horses for the past 10 years. Her passion is video filming and editing for the Extreme Cowboy Racing Association. She was the official videographer in 2012 & 2013 for the Extreme Cowboy Racing Association's (EXCA) World Finals. You will see Evon occasionally shooting at local horse events following her favorite horseman, Bill Cameron, with camera in hand and a smile on her face.




  • Images submitted must be the original work of the submitting photographer.
  • Photos must be taken by the contestant during the current FGG season (January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016).
  • Contestants are to use a digital camera, but photo cannot be altered or image-enhanced in any way.
  • A maximum of four entries per contestant is allowed (one per category).
  • Photos cannot have been presented for competition in a previous FGG photography contest.
  • We suggest that the dimensions of the photograph be: For the long side, between 640 and 800 pixels.  For the shorter side, no shorter than 480 pixels. All photographs are to be in JPG format.  See below for an example of the dimensions.

    Other Contest Rules

    • The photographer must obtain a release for (permission to use) all recognizable persons in a photo. 
    • Photographs become the property of the FGG and may be used for promotional activities in the future.
    • Submit photographs by e-mailing them to tracy@ttt-ranch.com, along with contestant’s name, age, and
      state where the contestant lives.

    Click Here to Enter the Gallery!
    (where competition photos can be viewed)

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