ABF is proud to sponsor our annual photo contest, encouraging desert lovers and photography enthusiasts to capture their favorite views, moments, and adventures in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Please submit your entries to the State Park Store, located in the Mall at 587 Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 110, in Borrego Springs. The State Park Store is open Friday through Wednesday, 9am - 3pm. Please see the 2014 Contest Rules for more information on submitting your entry.
December 1, 2013: First day to submit entries
January 31, 2014: Entry Deadline
February 9, 2014: Judging
February 12, 2014: Approximate date of winner notifications
Feb 18- March 1, 2014: Gallery Display of winning photos opens at Borrego Art Institute
March 1, 2014:
- Awards Ceremony at Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center: 5:00 pm
- Reception and Silent Auction at Borrego Art Institute: 6:00 pm
Each participant must fill out a Participant Information Form
Each photo must have an Entry Form affixed to the back
The theme of the contest is the unique and natural beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Ribbons are awarded to First, Second, and Third Place winners, as well as Honorable Mentions, in both Adult and Youth Divisions.
Photos can be entered in one of five categories:
A. Desert Plants
B. Desert Animals
C. Desert Landscapes/Skyscapes
D. People Enjoying the Desert
E. Black & White photography