Photography or Drawing Contest

Your Town Through Your Eyes
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Photography/Drawing Contest


The Town of Athol is having a contest!  We are looking for a photograph or drawing celebrating our town and its unique character through your eyes.  What makes our town so special or unique?  Find the beauty in your surroundings, from your point of view.  Your submission can be a photograph or drawing with people, places, building or nature depicted. 


There is no fee to enter and the contest is open to any resident of Athol. 

The deadline for submittals is:  April 19, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

If your submission is chosen it will be featured (with credit of course) on the cover of the Annual Town Report and you will receive a small prize.  By entering, you agree that your submission may also be featured on the Town of Athol’s website, Selectmen’s Facebook page and submitted to the Athol Daily News.

A panel of local town officials and employees will select the photo for the Town Report and the winner will be announced at the

May 1, 2018 Board of Selectmen’s meeting. 

Your photograph should be a high quality .jpeg or .png image and be appropriate for posting on a public or government website.  Offensive or otherwise inappropriate submissions will not be considered.

Submit your photograph or drawing either in person to Room #17 at the Town Hall (584 Main Street, Athol) or by emailing it to

Please make sure your name and telephone number are clearly printed in either the email or on the photograph or drawing itself. 

The winner will be notified by either telephone or email.

The Town of Athol is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software, or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical. Furthermore, the Town of Athol is not responsible for: (1) lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete, or late entries or (2) any act, failure to act, or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries.

The Town of Athol reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel this contest without notice if factors beyond the Town of Athol’s control, including technical difficulties, disrupt or corrupt the fair or secure administration or operation of the contest. Contest organizer is entitled to interpret these rules as needed and its decisions are final. We reserve the right to disqualify any entrant when there is reason to believe is not the original work of the entrant or does not otherwise meet the contest rules. If a winner is disqualified or ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected using the same judging process and subject to all requirements outlined.

By participating in the contest, you agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Athol and its employees, affiliates, and advertising and promotional agencies from any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this contest. The Town of Athol and its employees and advertising and promotional agencies assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind arising in whole or in part from this contest.