Dog Photo Contest Eligibility & How to Submit Entries


Any enrolled Maine 4-H member age 5-18 can enter to compete. You do NOT have to be registered in a dog project or have a 4-H Animal Approval Form to enter.  See below for the age divisions:

Age Divisions (4-H age):

  • Cloverbud: age 5-8 as of 1/1/2020
  • Junior: age 9-12 as of 1/1/2020
  • Senior: age 13-18 as of 1/1/2020

How to Submit Entries

Entries will be accepted until September 25.

Entries must be submitted through the 2020 Maine 4-H Dog Photo Contest Entry Form. This form must be completed for each photo entered in the contest. In this form, there are specific instructions on how to send us photos.

There are 5 classes to enter and each youth may enter no more than 2 photos per class in their age division. (Possible 10 entries per youth).

By submitting photos you grant the University of Maine Cooperative Extension permission to use your photos on a royalty-free basis for public-information purposes at their discretion without attribution or remuneration.

For questions or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Sheila Norman at or 207.942.7396.