Grab your camera and participate in this year's photo contest! Upload your best photos monthly to be in the running for final contest judging and prizes. Find some inspiration in our Flickr Photo Gallery.
Photos entered will be published on this website and on our Flickr Profile, and may be featured in our print publications and other social media. MasterCard gift cards will be awarded for the top three finishers in the overall contest in these amounts: First place, $500; second place, $250; third place $150. And monthly winners will receive $75 gift cards. At the conclusion of the contest, three random drawings also will be held for all contest participants. The three winners will receive $75 gift cards. Only those participants who have not won a prize in the 2019 contest will be eligible for the drawing. Finally, every entrant will receive a participation gift.
Review the contest rules, make sure your photo was taken in a Will County forest preserve or on a District trail, and fill out the form below by December 31, 2019 to enter!
Participants are encouraged to submit their photos as they are taken, and are limited to submitting five photos per month.
As a reminder, photos must be taken in a Will County forest preserve or on a District trail and the specific location must be included with each photo submission. Photos taken elsewhere (state parks, your backyard, local park districts, etc.) will automatically be disqualified. Photos taken prior to April 1 also will automatically be disqualified. Photos with watermarks, dates and signatures will automatically be disqualified.
Photos must be 4MB or less or they will be rejected by the server.
*** Note: All information fields are required. Failure to fill in any of the fields, including the location (the preserve or trail) where the photo was taken, will prevent the submission from going through and will require the images to be attached again.
Additionally, if you change your selection for the number of photos you're attaching after you start attaching photos, all photos will need to be attached again.
You will be redirected to a thank you page when the photos have been accepted by our system. ***
Number of Photos you will submit:
Maximum of five photos allowed. Note: Updating this after submitting photos will require you to re-upload your images.
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