Photo Contest

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival
2022 Photo Contest 


American Avocet--Photo by Megan Christensen  


Welcome to our 2nd annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival photo contest. Share your favorite photos of birds taken in Utah and enter to win fun prizes, including tickets to festival events and merchandise.

The contest opens for photo submissions on October 1, 2022 and closes on October 14, 2022. Winners will be crowned for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place with a special People's Choice winner for the photo with the most votes! 

Please see the official rules for details on how to enter, how to vote, and a full prize list: 2022 GSL Bird Festival Photo Contest Official Rules and Prize List

All submissions must be received by October 14, 2022 at 11:59 pm. People’s Choice voting ends on October 21, 2022 at 11:59 pm. 

Submitting Photos:

Please submit your photos using THIS LINK or going directly to: 

View Entries and Vote for People’s Choice:

Vote for your favorite photo HERE. You may vote once per day, per picture until October 21st, 2022. Don’t forget to share on social media with your family and friends for more votes! 

Helpful Reminders:

Photos must be taken in the state of Utah within the past 5 years, with a preference in judging given to those in the Northern Utah area, specifically around or near the Great Salt Lake, Antelope Island, and the surrounding bird sanctuaries.

Images must be submitted in .jpeg or .tiff format and include a bird or birds.

Images should be submitted with the highest quality with regard to file size, bit depth and resolution and be shot by the entrant.

We look forward to seeing your awesome birding photos!

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