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Photography Contest


Photography Contest

We are pleased to announce our upcoming 16th annual Amateur Photography Contest! The contest will be held from January 8 - March 1, 2022.

All contest entries must be submitted online. The contest entry form will be available on this page beginning Friday, January 28.

Rules and Guidelines

  1. The contest opens Friday, January 28. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, March 1 at 11:59pm.
  2. Submit up to 3 entries (total) in one or more of the following categories: Animals, Architecture, Landscape, or People.
  3. We accept files up to 8MB in size, in PNG or JPG format. Please retain a copy of the highest resolution image for reproduction purposes.
  4. Each photograph must be uploaded separately and completely. Entries which do not conform to the contest rules, or are incomplete, are ineligible.
  5. Professional photographers are not eligible to enter the contest. For the purposes of this contest, a professional is anyone who receives payment for photographic services or workshops (full or part-time).
  6. Participants must reside in Southwestern Ontario, with the ability to attend an awards ceremony at Kitchener Public Library.
  7. Judges' decisions are final.
  8. By entering this contest, the photographer agrees to have their winning entry published on Kitchener Public Library and the Waterloo Region Record's websites, Facebook pages and Twitter feeds, and other library promotions, this year and in future years.