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COBKA 2021 Photo & Haiku Contest Rules


Photographs

  • 1       The entries must be original photographs created by a COBKA Member.
  • 2       Each entry must be related to beekeeping, honey or honey bees.
  • 3       The entries should be saved in a high definition format.
  • 4       Photographs can not have watermarks.
  • 5       Each person is limited to two entries.
  • 6       Anyone involved in collecting or evaluating photographs is not allowed to enter the contest.
  • 7       COBKA may use photograph entries on any COBKA media (with proper credit given to the photographer).
  • 8       Prizes will be:  1st $75, 2nd $25, 3rd annual membership to COBKA.
  • 9       Entries must be submitted to COBKA at cobkasocial@gmail.com by midnight Oct. 15th.  Make sure you include your name and contact information in the email so we know who you are.
  • 10   Winners to be announced and recognized at the October COBKA meeting.

Haiku - 2021 Theme: Seasons of the Honey Bee

  • 1       Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five syllables, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.
  • 2      Entries must be original Haikus created by the entrant.
  • 3      Each entry must be related to: Seasons of the Honey Bee (What does the theme include? That is 100% up to you! No wrong answers!)
  • 4       Each person is limited to two entries. 
  • 5       Anyone involved in collecting or evaluating Haiku entries is not allowed to enter the contest.
  • 6       COBKA may use haiku entries on any COBKA media (with proper credit given to the author).
  • 7       Prizes will be: 1st: $75, 2nd: $25, 3rd: COBKA annual membership renewal.
  • 8       Entries must be submitted to COBKA at cobkasocial@gmail.com by midnight Oct. 15th.  Make sure you include your name and contact information in the email so we know who you are.
  • 9       Winners to be announced and recognized at the October COBKA meeting.


COBKA 2020 Photo Contest Winners

FIRST PLACE


SECOND PLACE


THIRD PLACE


COBKA 2020 Haiku Contest Winners

1st                                   

S. K. Montgomery  

        

Huddled close, happy

Warm for winter, together

Work all done, Bees sleep

2nd                                   

Connie Axelrod    


Pulsing quick dances

alerting the colony

they know what she means

3rd                                    

Georgene Siemsen           


no wind or weather    

caring anticipation

joy! eggs and honey!


COBKA 2019 Photo Contest Winners

FIRST PLACE


SECOND PLACE


SECOND PLACE



2018 Photo Contest Winners

FIRST PLACE & PEOPLE'S CHOICE


SECOND PLACE


THIRD PLACE


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