Deadline for entries is Friday, February 13, 2009

(BUCKS COUNTY, PA)– The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau invite Bucks County students in kindergarten through college to participate in a photography competition. Winning entries will be part of an exhibition on view at the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem between March 8, 2009 and April 3, 2009. The deadline for entries is February 13, 2009.

Student entries will be considered within four age categories: grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12 and College.  Subject matter should focus on Bucks County landscapes, architecture; historical events and sites; or people of Bucks County. Each student will be limited to two 8 X 10 or larger photographs that are mounted but not framed.  The student is eligible if they either live in Bucks County or attend school in Bucks County.  All entries should include a document listing the student’s name, address, school grade, phone number and title of the work. Individuals are responsible for picking up work at the conclusion of the exhibition.

All entries should be delivered to the Bucks County Visitor Center at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem, open 7 days a week 9:00 AM to 5:00PM. Or to the Bucks County Visitor Center Shop 165 in Peddler’s Village Lahaska, PA, open 7 days a week 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
For additional information call Linda Dougherty (215)639-0300.


Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations Manager
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x231

The mission of the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc. is to increase visitation to Bucks County, Pennsylvania by effectively marketing its heritage, accommodations and attractions. For more information call (215) 639-0300, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.