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2013 Acequia Photo Contest

Another Round
Photo above was submitted by Lucia Sanchez for our 2011 photo contest.
Enter your photograph and you could win a $250 prize and your photo will be featured in a 2014 acequia calendar!

Photo Categories
Acequia Landscape – Photos in this category include the acequia landscape that show off your farm or ranch, including but not limited to scenic photos of your crops and/or animals.

Acequias – This is an opportunity to capture the unique acequia features that show off the ingenuity of our ancestors' traditional engineering. This category includes anything and everything about your acequia – some examples include photos of your limpia, unique infrastructure, first opening of the acequia in spring, picturesque winter photos, etc.

Regando – Photos in this category include photos of parciantes irrigating fields, and other photos related to irrigating.

Food and Seed Traditions – Photos in this category should cover acequia food traditions. Examples include making chicos, food preservation, harvesting, close-up photos of your produce, seed saving, etc.


Submissions must be sent electronically, in high resolution jpeg format. Please email photos to quita@lasacequias.org along with the following information:

Name of photographer
Acequia Name
Region (if applicable)
Photo Description

Participants are limited to one photo per category.

Terms and conditions: Upon photo submission, you agree to the use of your photo(s) in NMAA materials including but not limited to publications, calendar, website pages, and outreach materials. Photo credit will be given where appropriate.