2021 CCCC Photo Contest – Results
This year’s Photo Contest consisted of 4 categories and was open to both amateur and professional photographers.
The Categories were:
- Yampa Valley Greater Sandhill Cranes (Routt & Moffat Counties) – Amateur
- Yampa Valley Greater Sandhill Cranes (Routt & Moffat Counties)– Professional
- Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill Cranes- Locations outside the Yampa Valley (open to both Amateur and Professional photographers)
- Altered Reality Images of Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill Cranes – locations both within and outside the Yampa Valley (open to both Amateur and Professional photographers)
Winners were announced at the 10th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival on September 4, 2021. Winners received either a gift certificate to PhotoGraphicsArt in Steamboat Springs, CO or cash prizes.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2021 Photo Contest!
Check out this video of all the entries to this year’s Photo Contest:
Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 CCCC Photo Contest!
Category 1: Yampa Valley Cranes – Amateur
1st Place – Anita Merrigan
“We’re Wingin’ It!!”
2nd Place – Walt Dabberdt
Honorable Mention – Kim Ducklow
Honorable Mention – Annette Zuber
“Happy Dance: It’s Good to be Back in the Yampa Valley”
Category 2: Yampa Valley Cranes – Professional
1st Place – Debbie McCulliss
“Sandhill Crane Couple”
2nd Place – Kathy Simpson
“Graceful in the Snow”
Honorable Mention – Karen Mack
Honorable Mention – Cyndi Marlowe
Category 3: Rocky Mountain Cranes – Amateur & Professional
1st Place – Mary Moore
2nd Place – Stephanie Becker-Aro
“Flying over the Monte Vista”
Category 4: Altered Reality – Amateur & Professional
1st Place – Joe Cugliat
“Comin’ in for the Evening Buffet”
View all the winners in this video that was part of this year’s Award Ceremony:
We hope you will participate in next year’s CCCC Photo Contest!