Great Gray Owl. Photo: Steve Mattheis/2018 Grand Prize winner/Audubon Photography Awards

Step 1: Personal Information

Welcome to the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards!

Use this form to enter the competition. For more detailed information on the awards, including rules, ethical guidelines, and an FAQ, please visit this site.

To help us quickly and accurately process your entry, it’s important that you first INDICATE WHICH DIVISION YOU PLAN TO ENTER by clicking on a category below, and then fill in the additional requested information.

Any given photo may be entered in only one category. You may enter more than one category (either Professional/Amateur/Youth plus Plants for Birds) but to do so you must create a separate entry by submitting this form a second time.

Please note: While there are two separate bullets for Plants for Birds, the entries will be judged as one category. For information on this new category, see the FAQ.

To BEGIN your submission please select one below:

  • January 7, 2019 through 11:59:59 a.m. EST on April 01, 2019: $15 per image
  • 12 p.m. EST on April 01, 2019, through 12 p.m. EST on April 8, 2019: $20 per image
  • Youth category: Free
  • Number of images: No limit

Note: You have the option to enter the contest for free by mailing prints to Audubon. Click here to download a printable entry form.

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No purchase necessary. Contest begins 1/7/19 and ends 4/8/19. Must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec) to enter. Entrants under the age of majority must get permission from their parent or legal guardian to enter.