Enter your best photos in the watershed’s photo contest!
2018 PHOTO CONTEST
*The 2018 Contest has closed. Check back for our next contest in 2020!*
Calling all photographers! The Nine Mile Creek Watershed District is seeking pictures of Nine Mile Creek or anything within the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District, including lakes, parks, wildlife, plants, and outdoor recreation.
Winners of the contest will have their photos published in the 2019 Nine Mile Creek Photo Calendar. The calendars are distributed free of charge throughout the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.
Submission Deadline: September 21, 2018
- Photos must be taken within the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District within the past 5 years.
- No more than 15 photos will be accepted per photographer.
- Photos must be:
- Horizontal format/orientation
- At least 300 dpi
- TIF or JPEG format (only digital photos will be accepted)
- Unenhanced, except for standard optimization (cropping, correcting color balance, etc.)
- Photos should accurately represent the reality of the photographed scene.
- Photographers must know the names and addresses of all identifiable people in the photo.
- Photographers must submit a completed entry form and sign the included grant of photo license.
- Photos that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
How to Enter
The 2018 contest has closed. Find our calendars at City Halls and Community Centers. Consider entering our 2020 contest!
1. Fill out an entry form and sign the included grant of photo license.
Photo Contest Entry Form
A printable version of this form is available here
2. Upload entry form and photos
Upload entry form and photos to this link (check back in 2020!)
A maximum of 15 photos allowed per photographer (limit of 10 MB per photo)
Alternatively, mail a CD or flash drive* with pictures and forms to:
Nine Mile Creek Discovery Point
Re: Photo Contest
12800 Gerard Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
*Storage media used to submit photos will not be returned. Nine Mile Creek Watershed District assumes no responsibility for the photos or storage media.
We are seeking photo submissions of nature scenes from all four seasons throughout the District. Pictures must be from within the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District.
Judging of photographs will be completed by the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District and its Citizen Advisory Committee. Approximately 25 photos will be selected for the calendar. We will notify winners by mid November 2018, and credit winners in the 2019 Calendar.
For More Information
Contact Gael, Education and Outreach Coordinator, at 952-204-9691 or firstname.lastname@example.org.