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12th Annual Governor's Photo Contest Deadline for Submitting Entries Drawing Near
Post Date: Aug 06 2015

By ND Commerce Tourism Division
There is still time to submit photos for the 2015 Governor’s Photo Contest. All North Dakotans are encouraged to submit photos that capture the unique things to see and do in the state. The deadline for entry is August 31.

Photographers can submit photos to one or more of the following categories: Adventure, Attractions, Events, People, Scenery and Wildlife. One winner will be selected in each contest category and a $200 cash prize will be awarded to the photographer of each selected photo. Additional honorable mentions may be selected in each category, with photographers receiving $50 and North Dakota Legendary merchandise. A Best of Show photo will be selected from the winning photographs and the photographer will receive an additional $300 cash prize and a free, one-year basic membership to AAA.   

In addition to the prize money:
  • Winning photographs will be used in North Dakota Tourism’s 2016 materials and on the website.
  • Winning photographs will be eligible for display in AAA North Dakota branch offices and may be printed in AAA regional publications.
  • Winners also will be published in North Dakota Tourism’s newsletter and likely in future promotional publications and marketing efforts.
  • Winning photographs will be featured in a public display at the North Dakota Capitol building during the fourth quarter of 2015, through a partnership with the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
All photos must be submitted electronically via Flickr or postmarked by the contest deadline, August 31, 2015.  Only North Dakota residents are eligible to enter. There is no limit to the number of entries allowed. Go to http://www.ndtourism.com/sites/default/master/files/pdf/2015Govphotocontestrules.pdf for complete contest rules. For more information, contact the Tourism Division at 701-328-2525 or 800-435-5663.

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