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Photo Contest

2014 Photo Contest and Gala

Saturday, February 22nd, 6:00-8:00pm

at the Campanile Center for the Arts

Campanile Center for the Arts  is located on 131 Milwaukee Street in·Minocqua, WI


For Guidelines and Entry Form Click Here


Photo Contest Guidelines:

Entry fee is $10 per photo entry. Please complete and sign one entry label per image

  • Entry must be in a white or cream  11" x 14" mat with 7.5" x 9.5" inner dimension (fitting an 8x10 photo).  We will not accept photos on a mat with a black core, framed pieces, photos without mats, or photos of smaller or larger size.  Uniform entries are the only way to ensure fair, unbiased judging. Mats have been difficult to find, so if you need one, send an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

There can be no identification on the front of your photo, NWC keeps Voting/judging as unbiased as possible.

This is an amateur photo contest.  You must not make more than 25% of your annual income through photography in order to enter this contest.

Entries will be accepted between October 1st, 2013-February 14th, 2014 (**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 2/19/2014**)

The Northwoods Wildlife Center reserves the right to re-categorize or deny any entry.

The top 3 winners in each category will be notified and mailed a certificate.  Anyone can be sent the winner's list if you provide a SASE is included with photo entry.

Photos will be displayed through March 2014 in the Gallery at Campanile Center

PHOTOS WILL NOT BE RETURNED to participants.  You can pick them up at the NWC after April 1. Also the Northwoods Wildlife Center will not be held responsible for the condition of your photo after the Photo Gala event, and will not automatically ship your photo back to you. We can mail your photo(s) if you include a self-addressed envelop and enough return postage included. Please do not send us your only copy.

Each entry must have the following information included on the entry form and written on the back of the photo :

  • Entrant's name, address, phone number, and email address
  • The entry category 
  • Title for the photo entry


2014 Photo Categories:

North American Wildlife ($100 first prize)

Nature ($50 first prize)

Pets ($50 first prize)

Youth ($50 first prize)

*The winners of the 2013 Photo Contest will not be able to win in the category which they won in a previous year.


For Guidelines and Entry Form·Click Here


Please mail Photo with signed entry form to:

Northwoods Wildlife Center
8683 S. Blumenstein Rd.
Minocqua, WI 54548


Or drop off entries at the Northwoods Wildlife Center. We cannot accept electronic entries at this time.


Please email any questions you may have on the contest to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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