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2024-2025 Calendar Photo Contest

There is no question we are surrounded by natural splendor within the boundaries of our school and community. Many of these images have, no doubt, been captured by residents, visitors, part-time community members, artists, and students. As a school community, we would like to showcase these collective images in the 2024-2025 Rondout Valley District Calendar.

The Rondout Valley Central School District encourages student, amateur, and professional photographers to share the striking images they have captured within the district’s boundaries in this year’s Photo Contest. 

No doubt each of us has taken good pictures, even if by accident. Why not gain some notoriety for your art form, immortalize your image on our district calendar, help showcase the spectacular area in which we live, and have fun doing so?


  • Photos must be taken within the district boundaries.
  • You may submit a maximum of TWO entries.
  • Digital color photographs may be submitted in .jpg/JPEG format only, between 640 x 480 to 800 x 600 pixels in size (larger images will be resized; smaller ones cannot be enlarged and will not be used if deemed too small) and a minimum resolution of 300 dpi, or between 2-4mb.
  • Images must not have been digitally altered in any way other than necessary burning, dodging and cropping.
  • Photos may not contain people.
  • Photos may not have watermarks (copyrights, names or other text overlays), camera time/date stamps, or decorative borders.
  • The individual submitting the entry must be the photographer.

Photos should be emailed to

Each photo must be accompanied with an Entry Form. FILL OUT THE FORM HERE.

Entries become the property of the Rondout Valley Central School District and will not be returned.

Contest winners will be recognized by photo credit. Selected photos may also be displayed throughout the District. Any and all entries may also be used as described herein.

By submitting a photograph in the contest, you acknowledge and agree that the Rondout Valley Central School District shall have the right (without limitation or compensation to you) to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, promote, display and otherwise use your entry in any way it sees fit, including the right to publish your entry online and in print, as described herein.

To view this information in printable format, click here.