Birregurra Arts Group are proud to announce the launch of the inaugural Snapshots of Birregurra Amateur Photography Competition featuring the Len Robb People’s Choice Award.

Working closely in partnership with Birregura Arts Group—the Birregurra Mail, the Birregurra Weekend Festival Committee and the Birregurra Art Show are sponsoring the event and hope to make it an annual events which give our community an ever growing collection of artwork and archival images. Winners will be announced during the Birregurra Weekend Festival and an exhibition of all entries will run across the weekend.

Application forms will be available to pick up in a few weeks from a number of shops and outlets in Birre, Colac, Lorne, Winchelsea and Forrest. More info provided in a week or so. For now, here are the general details so you can start planning your entry.

  • Entries will open early-August and will close 26th September
  • All photos should be maximum 6”x8” and will exhibited at Birregurra Weekend Festival
  • Two categories: Under 13s and Open
  • Theme: My Birregurra
  • Open to: Anyone. Entries from right around the district are welcome but must be of the theme
  • Prizes: $100 first place / $50 runner up / $100 Len Robb People’s Choice Award
  • Entry forms will be available from early August at multiple pick up points in Birregurra and the district. More information provided here soon and in the next issue of Birre Mail
  • Get creative and think outside the box – Judging based on the most creative as well as for technique