Livestock Person of the Year applications are due May 1. Get the application.
The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.
November 30 and December 1, 2018
William Matthew Middle School, 1515 S. Cottage Grove, Kirksville, Missouri
Send us your best snapshots of Missouri farm life
and enter this year’s Missouri Livestock Symposium
Photos entered in the contest can be found on the Symposium’s Flickr stream.
Eligibility – The contest is open to amateur photographers in the state of Missouri. Photographers
may submit up to three entries. Entries must show some aspect of agriculture including farm life,
farm scenes or livestock.
Photographer affirms they are at least 18 years of age and competent to contract in their own name,
or if younger than 18 years of age, confirm that their parent or guardian is submitting photographs on their behalf. Also, Photographer or their parent or guardian, have read the terms and conditions (pdf) before submitting any photographs and fully understand the content, meaning, and impact of the terms and conditions.
How to enter – Photos will be accepted through 5 p.m., Friday, September 8, 2017.
Selection process – Missouri Livestock Symposium committee members will select the top 10 photos from all photos submitted by the deadline. These photos will then be displayed on the Missouri Livestock Symposium Facebook page during the week of September 17 through 12 p.m. on September 25, 2017, where individuals can vote for their favorite photo by sharing, commenting and liking! Share - 3 points, Comment - 2 points, Like - 1 point.
The top five photos receiving the most points will then be reviewed by a committee selected by the Missouri Livestock Symposium. From those top 5, the committee will select the photo most representing the Missouri Livestock Symposium. The Missouri Livestock Symposium committee will request an original print of the winning photo (8.5 x 11, portrait orientation, 300 dpi). The winning photo will be recognized at the evening program of the Missouri Livestock Symposium on Friday, December 1, 2017.
Want to check out this year’s competition? Check out our Flickr stream at https://www.flickr.com/photos/molivestock/.
Prizes - The winning photograph will appear on the cover of the Missouri Livestock Symposium program book. The winner will also receive a $100 cash prize from the Missouri Livestock Symposium and a framed print of the winning photo.
General Contest Guidelines: