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Winter Wildlife Photo Contest

Show off your skills by capturing unique moments during the Winter Wildlife Festival and enter to win some great prizes. Contest is open to all registered participants. Submissions due by 5 pm on Thursday, January 31. Submit up to four photos in our Winter Wildlife Photography Contest. Limited to one submission per category. 250MB total upload size for all submissions. View complete contest rules here.

Photo Categories

  1. Wildlife Portrait – must show wildlife during a festival excursion; animal(s) must be still. Excludes animal ambassadors in exhibit hall, children’s activities and walk-up workshops.
  2. Wildlife Action – must show wildlife during a festival excursion; animal(s) in motion, displaying a behavior, etc. Excludes animal ambassadors in exhibit hall, children’s activities and walk-up workshops.
  3. Festival in Action – must include festival participants participating in any festival activity; this includes: the Exhibit Hall, walk-up workshops, keynote, excursions, children’s activities, etc. Submission should capture the “spirit” of the Festival.
  4. Youth – any subject, any festival location; must be under 16 to qualify.
  5. People’s Choice – any subject, any festival location. Photographs entered in any of the above categories may also be entered in the People’s Choice category. Winner will be chosen by followers of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation on Facebook.
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