FAQ

Who can enter?

Any legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years old and has visited a Florida State Park.

When can I enter the contest?

Photo(s) can be submitted starting Jan. 13, 2022

What are the contest categories?

Explore Nature - Share a scenic vista or landscape scene that shows the beauty, tranquility, love and balance of …the Real Florida.

Explore New Points of View - Show us your adventure through your lens.

Explore Parks in Motion - Seize the moment while biking, hiking, paddling and more in Florida State Parks. Share your adventure showing movement in our parks.

Explore Trails - Florida State Parks offers adventure on 11 statewide trails and additional opportunities for hiking, paddling, biking, and horseback riding. Get trekking and capture your adventure.

Explore Wildlife - Florida State Parks are home to an abundance of wildlife from all species. Whether its birds, sea creatures or land animals, capture the wildside of Florida State Parks.

How long do I have to submit my photo(s)?

The contest will end on March 10, 2022.

How many photos can I enter?

Each entrant can submit five photos.

Can I edit my submitted photos?

No, alteration or manipulation of photographs is not permitted except for cropping, red eye removal, and/or adjustment of contrast and brightness. Photographs with any watermarks, writing or symbols of any kind will not be considered as well. Photographic techniques such as HDR, light-painting and long exposures are allowed.

Can I submit a photo that I used for a previous contest?

No, all photos must be taken for this contest.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be notified between April 13, 2022 and April 18, 2022. 

How will Florida State Parks use the photo(s)?

Florida State Parks and its reservation management provider, US eDirect, will be able to use the images in perpetuity for their marketing and communications campaigns.