Age Divisions


Overview

Photographers (ages 18 and above) should enter images in one of the official categories. The same photo cannot be entered in more than one category. Judges reserve the right to switch images to other categories. Kids and youth should enter their images (of any of the below subjects) into their respective age division. Entrants must not submit images that involve the willful harassment of wildlife or damage to the environment by the photographer. Baiting of wildlife is prohibited.


Adult Division

Photographers at least 18 years of age on the closing date of the competition. Adults should enter their images into one of the five official competition categories. Each category will have a first place winner, a runner up, and up to 10 honorable mention winners.


Youth Division

This division is open to young photographers who are aged 12 to 17 on the closing date of the competition. Youth will simply enter up to 10 images (of any of the official category subjects) into their age division. Youth division entrants between the ages 12 to 17 on the final day of the entry period, who are selected as winners, must provide a release executed by their parent or guardian agreeing to the terms of the Official Rules to qualify as final winners.


Kids Division

This division is open to young photographers who are aged 5 to 11 on the closing date of the competition. Kids will simply enter up to 10 images (of any of the official category subjects) into their age division. Kids division entrants between the ages 5 to 11 on the final day of the entry period, who are selected as winners, must provide a release executed by their parent or guardian agreeing to the terms of the Official Rules to qualify as final winners.


Entry Fees