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​2020 Farm Show Photo Contest

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture invites 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show visitors to capture the spirit of the spirit of Farm Show — our Pennsylvania State Fair!

Anyone visiting the show is eligible to enter the 2020 Farm Show Photo Contest. Winners will be chosen from among finalists by fan voting on the Farm Show Facebook page. The top three entries will be featured in the 2021 Pennsylvania Farm Show Visitor’s Guide. The first-place winner will receive $100 and a VIP parking space for the 2021 show. The second-place winner will receive a $75 cash prize, and third-place will earn a $50 prize.

Contest eligibility:

  • Photos must be from the 2020 Farm Show.

  • Photos must be in color.

  • Digital file resolution must be at least 300 dpi.

  • Department of Agriculture employees and their family are not eligible to enter. 

Entry requirements:

  • Entries are limited to one per person and must be submitted by February 15, 2020.

  • Include contact information (name, address, phone number, email address) and caption with entry. 

  • All photo entries become the property of the Pennsylvania Department of

    Agriculture, which may publish, distribute, alter, sell or otherwise make use of the photo as its own property.

  • Digital photos and entry information can be sent to


  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture personnel will judge all photos to select the top 40 entries.

  • The top 40 will be posted on the Pennsylvania Farm Show Facebook page Monday, February 24 for fan voting. Fan voting period: Monday, February 24, 2020 through Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 12 p.m.

  • The three photos with the most reactions (likes, loves, wows, etc.) will win.

Winner Announcement:

  • Winners will be publicly announced by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

2019 Winners:

First place, Susan Miesnik, with 472 votes, “Buddies”

Second place, Terry Prowell, with 248 votes, “Hey Buddy, Can I Go Home with You?”

Third place, Danielle Hoagey, with 233 votes, “My Daughters Now Want to Ride Horses”