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Calling All Amateur Photographers!

2019 Contest First Place Winner: Kent Jager – White-eyed Vireo


The popular “Ding” Darling Day Amateur Nature Photography Contest is back!

The submission deadline for this year’s contest is Sept. 15, 2020.  All entries must be submitted electronically.  Cash award prizes in honor of the refuge’s 75th anniversary celebration this year are $300 for first place, $225 for second, and $175 for third.

The 28th annual contest, sponsored by the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS), is held in conjunction with “Ding” Darling Day, currently scheduled for Oct. 18, 2020.

Complete contest rules, along with entry forms and other contest information, can be found by clicking here.  DDWS will announce winners and award prizes at “Ding” Darling Day.




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