Categories include Best in Show, dog, cat, puppy, kitten, photographers under the age of 12, Sarge Rescue, other (for animals other than a dog or cat), and Super Shooters (people who have previously won first place). The winning photos will be featured in the glass cases on the first floor of the Haywood County Library.
Photos must be the original work of an amateur photographer. Entry cost is $10 for each photo submitted and funds go toward the foundation’s work.
Beth Brown of Beth Brown Photography and Sarge’s Ellen Schattie will judge the entries. The awards ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Bocelli’s Italian Eatery in Waynesville. The “Best in Show” winner will receive a free photo sitting at Brown’s studio in Maggie Valley. First and second place winners will receive gift certificates for Bocelli’s, along with a Sarge monogrammed tote bag.
For instructions on how to enter and to get entry forms go to www.sargeandfriends.org or call 828.246.9050.
Deadline for all entries is Monday, March 25.