The Photo Competition

//The Photo Competition
The Photo Competition 2019-02-28T04:30:57+00:00

SNAP, SNAP! Thank you to all those who submitted entries for the 2019 Axedale Quick Shear Photo Competition, we received some fabulous photos.

The winners were:

Sheep, Shearing & Sheds:

  • Primary – 1st: Lachie Read, 2nd: Emily McCooke
  • Secondary – 1st: Nell Donnelly, 2nd: Taine Lang
  • Open – 1st: Felicity Johnson, 2nd: Sonya Browne

Axedale and surrounds:

  • Primary – 1st: Riley Read, 2nd: Emily McCooke
  • Secondary – 1st: Morgan Johnson, 2nd: Oliver McCooke
  • Open – 1st: Felicity Johnson, 2nd: Becky Lesser

Farming and Rural:

  • Primary – 1st: Emme Harrington, 2nd: Tess Donnelly
  • Secondary – 1st: Morgan Johnson, 2nd: Nell Donnelly
  • Open – 1st: Felicity Johnson, 2nd: Sue Harkins


This is the third year we have included this fabulous competition in the program for the Axedale Quick Shear & Family Fun Day.

We are again very grateful to have the support of our returning sponsors for this event – Quality Wool, Axedale Our Town Our Future, Mount Pleasant Football Netball Club and Toyworld Bendigo.

Open to anyone and everyone, iPhone snappers or camera enthusiasts, there are three ‘themed’ categories with great prizes to be won:

1. Sheep, Shearers and Sheds: capturing anything to do with sheep, shearing or shearing sheds.

2. Axedale and surrounds: a photo depicting any subject or scene within a 20km radius of Axedale.

3. Farming and Rural.

There are 3 sections for entries:

  • Primary Students – $5 (max 5 photos)
  • Secondary Students – $5 (max 5 photos)
  • Open (16 years and above) – $5 for one photo, $10 for 3 photos, $15 for 5 photos

Entries open from 1st December 2018 and have to be in by 8th February 2019, in hard copy and mounted on black A4 card. Photos should be no larger than 8″ x 10″, and can be in colour or black & white. Winners will be announced on the day of the Quick Shear and all the photos will be displayed in the Hall during the event.

Any questions, please email axedaleevents@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

Axedale Quick Photo Poster (PDF), includes a full copy of The Photo Competition terms and conditions.