Community Interest

September Kids’ Photo Contest - Augusta, Missouri

Turn over a new leaf! As we approach autumn with the tree leaves sporting shades of red and gold, we once again remember the beauty of nature – a wonderful opportunity to capture sights in Augusta with our cameras!

Arrange a family outing to take pictures of fall colors, animals in nature preparing for the winter, crops being harvested, apples, pumpkins, barns full of grain or animals, autumn on the Katy Trail, or any other type of photo in the Town of Augusta.

Kids, 12 years old and younger, here is an opportunity to either learn how to take pictures or improve your photo-taking skills. Creativity is in the eye of the beholder. If it looks like a picture you would love to hang on the wall, go ahead and click the button. Deadline is a Sept. 30. Prizes are a $20 Gift Certificate to Kate’s Coffee or 4 all day bike rentals from Katy Bike Rental. 

Choose your best shot, print it out as a 4” x 6” photo. Fill out an entry form from the website ( or available at various places around Augusta. Mail both the form and the picture to: “Best of Augusta” Photo Contest, PO Box 42,  Augusta, MO 63332 by the deadline.

Augusta showcases a variety of scenes, people, animals, plants, architecture, and so on. Kids, 12 and under, have a September deadline, while adults and teens can submit photos for the November contest. Further details at We appreciate all entries!