Brant Wildlife Festival Nature Photography Contest

Get out your tripods and shine up those lenses, the Brant Wildlife Festival is hosting a nature photography contest! Running from April 1st-8th we encourage all of our nature enthusiasts to get outdoors and get snapping! There will be two categories for participants to submit photos under, “Wildlife” and “Nature/landscape” with a maximum of 3 entries per person, per category. Help the MABR build up our photo stock and have your photos featured on our social media pages! Winners from each category will be awarded a $150 gift card to the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort.

Photographs can be submitted here:  

Contest rules and regulations:

The Host: The host of this contest is the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region. Hereafter the host will be referred to as the MABR.

Eligibility: There is no purchase necessary to enter or win this photo contest. By participating in this contest you confirm that you are at least 18 years of age or have the express consent of your legal guardian to participate in the Brant Wildlife Festival Nature Photography Contest. Geographic requirements of the photo(s) entered into the contest are such that, they must have been taken within the boundaries of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region listed in the rules below. Participation in the contest constitutes the Entrants full and unconditional agreement to abide by these contest rules and regulations and MABR’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the contest.

Submission Requirements: The contest opens for submissions on Monday April 1st at 12:00 am PDT and closes for submissions on Sunday April 7th at 11:59 PDT. The submitted photo(s) must never have been selected as a winner in any other contest. To be eligible for entry in this contest, the photo(s) must meet the following specific requirements: Photos are to be submitted as high resolution .jpg or .png files and must meet the contest requirements.

Is there a restriction on where photos are/were taken? Yes. Photos must have been taken within the boundaries of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region.

How many photos can be submitted? Participants will be limited to 3 photos in each category. For example, you can upload up to 3 photos in the Nature/landscape category and up to 3 photos in the Wildlife category. You may not upload the same photo into multiple categories.

What kind of photos do I upload? There are two categories for photo submissions. Under the “Nature/landscape” category, please upload pictures of nature-based photography that is primarily focused on landscape or nature photography. This could be scenic, landscape level photography or macro level photography of nature. Under the “Wildlife” category, we ask for photos containing any type of wildlife whether they are aquatic or terrestrial, birds, mammals, insects or fish. Images must not depict wildlife experiencing harm, injury or death with the exception of showing wildlife partaking in natural feeding and/or predatory behaviors.

How are winners selected and notified? The winner of each category will be chosen based on votes once the voting period has closed. The voting period extends from April 1st – April 14th, 2024. Voting is open to the public through the Woobox contest platform and to contest participants. The photo that receives the most votes, per category wins, therefore we will have two winners out of the entire photo contest. The winners will be notified by the MABR via email and through an announcement on social platforms such as, but not limited to, Facebook and Instagram, as well as the Brant Wildlife Festival website at: . The entrant should acknowledge their prize as instructed by the MABR no later than seven days following the MABR’s attempt at contacting the selected winner. If the prize is not claimed within this period their prize will be forfeit and a new winner will be selected.

Contest conditions and rights: 

The contest entrant submitting their photo(s) verifies it is their own creative property, that the photo(s) is/are original to them and that entrant has all necessary rights in and to the photo(s) to enter the contest.

By submitting photo(s) to this contest, the entrant hereby grants the MABR the right to use photos submitted to the contest. The use of these photos extends to digital and print formats for promotional, marketing and/or supplementary materials on social media platforms, documentation and video. The MABR has the non-exclusive, royalty free rights to display and publish in perpetuity any entry and/or use any entry during or after the contest without further compensation to the entrant.

The intended use of the images submitted by the contest entrant is to help showcase the many different aspects of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region and maximize different views of the natural world within its boundaries. We hope to showcase many of these photos in future publications in the aforementioned media platforms and documentation with due credit given to the photographer. The MABR or Woobox assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete, incompatible or misdirected entries.

You can download a copy of the contest rules by clicking here.



Apr 07 2024


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Kyla Seward

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