Contests – Updated April 9/17

This is a list of opportunities to enter your images in a competition. Keep scrolling!


The Showtime Photo Competiion is sponsored by PhotoLife Magazine and is open to Canadian residents only. Winners will be published in the PhotoLife Magazine.

Please email your entries to

  • Bad Weather           Deadline – May 15, 2017
  • Parallel Lines          Deadline – July 15, 2017

10th Annual Worldwide WOW Photo Contest

Deadline: APRIL 30/17 – Supports the Canadian Women’s Foundation

Macleans – The Great Canadian Photo Contest

Deadline: Monthly Entries! Check the Rules link for dates


Toronto Star

Deadline: Monthly Entries! Check the Rules link for dates

Capture the Canadian Wild Photo Contest

Deadline: Entry Link Active between April 1 – 28/17

Muskoka Region Canada 150 Photo/Essay – (open to all Ontario residents)

Deadline: May 1/17

Banff Centre for the Arts – For anyone who might be heading to the mountains ~

Deadline: May 1/17

ND Awards – Early Deadline May 14/17

Paramedic Chiefs of Canada

Deadline, May 1/17

Monovisions Photography Awards – for photographers using black and white medium

Deadline: June 11/17

The Weather Network – The Trans Canada Trail

Deadline: July 1/17–upload-to-win/78198

Great Trail Map:

 Entomological Society of Canada

Deadline: August 1/17

“Insects and non-insects in forestry, urban or agriculture; landscapes, field, laboratory or close-ups; or activities associated with physiology, behaviour, taxonomy or IPM are all desirable.”

Horse Canada – Theme is “Emotions” – “equine photos that illustrate the emotions that horses experience or that horses can induce in us.”

Open only to amateur photographers living in Canada

Deadline: November 1/17

Canadian Geographic – for members of CG

 Upcoming Contests

 The Nature Conservancy – Open April 1, 2017

Sony World Photography Awards – Open June 1/2017

Canadian Wildlife Contest – Open August 1, 2017


The Canadian Association of Photographic Art, in conjunction with local camera clubs, run a large number of competitions. Topics include Nature, Portrait, Altered Reality, Wildlife. Check their website for further information





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