There's just over a week to submit your Photo Contest entries


Win cash prizes and earn recognition for your photojournalism skills in SNPA's 2018 Photo/Video Contest.

The contest includes four categories:

  • Spot news photos
  • Sports photos
  • Feature photos
  • Videos - Maximum file size is 200 MB. (Video format should be one of the following: .avi, .dv, .mov, .qt, .mp4, .mpeg, .3gp, .asf, .wmv or .mpg)

Entries will be accepted through 11:55 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, June 23.

ELIGIBLITY: This is an open competition. To be eligible for this contest, the photographer's work must have been published in a daily or non-daily general circulation newspaper (or on the newspaper's website) between June 25, 2017 and June 23, 2018. Entries may be color or black-and-white photos or videos.

ENTRY FEES AND SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRIES: Photo and/or video entries are $20 each. There is no limit on the number of entries a photographer may submit in either the video or photo categories.

STEP # 1 - Click here to pay your contest fees ($20 per photo and/or video).  If you are submitting entries for several photographers, type VARIOUS as the photographer's name and use the email address of the person to whom the receipt for payment should be sent. 

STEP # 2 - After your fees have been paid, you will immediately receive an email with a link to Second Street's UPICKEM contest page where your entries should be uploaded.  During this step, you will be able to list photographers' names with their individual photos and/or videos. 

Winners will be announced at the SNPA News Industry Summit, Oct. 10-12 in Nashville, Tenn.  Photographers do not have to attend the conference to enter the contest.


Questions? Contact Cindy Durham at SNPA: (404) 256-0444 or

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