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Membership Photography Contest

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Theme: "NGC Membership Is..."


The NGC Membership Committee would like to see the essence of NGC Membership portrayed through your photos with captions. What does NGC Membership mean to you and your State or Local Club? Give it some thought and take some pictures that best convey the idea of NGC Membership. Then, join in the photo contest!

The NGC Membership Photography Contest Award may be awarded to the highest scoring photograph with a caption best depicting the theme, "NGC Membership is..."


Entry Details

Entries may originate in any format but must be submitted electronically. All entries must be the original work of a national or international member and free from copyright restrictions. Members are member clubs, groups of member clubs, State Garden Clubs, NGC Regions, and International Affiliates.

The photograph should be a .jpeg or .jpg format with the highest resolution possible. Digital manipulation of the photograph is permitted. A release form for everyone depicted in the photograph, including minors, must be included. Release forms are available on the NGC website. Entries must be received by March 15, 2015.

Media Release

The NGC Release for Publication and Website form should be filled out and signed by the parent / guardian and kept on file by any Garden Club that takes pictures of children for use in publicity in any media format, including Newspapers, Newsletters, Websites, etc.

The fillable PDF form can be opened and typed on using Adobe® Reader®. The form can be saved and attached to an email for sending. Click here to get Adobe® Reader® free


  • 1st Place $250.00 gift certificate to Member Services and Certificate
  • 2nd Place $100.00 gift certificate to Member Services and Certificate
  • 3rd Place $50.00 gift certificate to Member Services and Certificate

All entries must be submitted through email to: NGCMEMBERSHIPIS@GMAIL.COM
Include club name, state organization, number of members, location, date, caption, and any required release form with the photograph.

Scale of Points

  • Presentation (meets all requirements): 10 points
  • Originality: 30 points
  • Technical Excellence: 10 points
  • Caption: 30 points
  • Promotes NGC Objectives: 20 points
  • Total: 100 points

The entry grants NGC perpetual and unlimited right to publish or otherwise use the elements in any and all media now known or hereafter developed.

For more information, contact:
Sandra Robinson, Membership Committee Chairman
Brenda Moore, Membership Committee