Wildlife photo contest

Game and Fish release:

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest is accepting entries until Sept. 30.

The contest has categories for nongame and game species, as well as plants/insects. An overall winning photograph will be chosen, with the number of place winners in each category determined by the number of qualified entries.

Contest entries are limited to 5×7-inch or larger color prints, or digital files submitted on disk or via e-mail. Contestants are limited to no more than five entries. Photos must have been taken in North Dakota.

By submitting an entry, photographers grant permission to Game and Fish to publish winning photographs in North Dakota OUTDOORS magazine, and as part of the magazine on the Department’s website, gf.nd.gov.

Prints or photo disks should be sent to Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest, C/O Patrick T. Isakson, North Dakota Game and Fish Department, 100 N. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095.

Send e-mailed digital photos to photocontest@nd.gov. Digital submissions can be either original digital photographs, or scans made from prints or slides/transparencies. Photographers will need to supply the original image if needed for publication.

Prints will be returned if requested following judging. Photo disks will not be returned. All entries must be accompanied by the photographer’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address if available. Other information such as photo site location and month taken are also useful.

Although care will be taken with submitted material, the Game and Fish Department assumes no financial responsibility for lost or damaged materials.