Audubon Photography Awards

2021 Contest Prizes

American Avocet. Photo: Arrow Myers/Audubon Photography Awards

There are eight Prizes available to be won: one Grand Prize, one prize in each of the five Divisions (Professional, Amateur, Youth, Plants for Birds, and Video), one Female Bird Prize, and one Fisher Prize. Prizes will be awarded only to the person whose name is on the winning entry at the time of Submission.

1. Grand Prize: $5,000 USD

2. Professional Prize: $2,500 USD

3. Amateur Prize: $2,500 USD

4. Plants for Birds Prize: $2,500 USD

5. Video Prize: $2,500 USD

6. Bird Female Prize: $1,000 USD

7. Fisher Prize: $1,000 USD

8. Youth Prize: Six days at the winner’s choice of one Hog Island Audubon Camp during the 2022 season. If the winner will be under the age of 18 at the time of the camp and selects the Arts and Birding (Photography Track) camp, they must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian during all Youth Prize trip components. The parent/legal guardian will also be awarded airfare, ground transportation, accommodations (standard room, double occupancy to be shared by winner and parent/legal guardian), camp admission, and meals as detailed below. 

Youth Prize includes:

Round-trip coach airfare from within the United States or Canada to Portland, Maine, or to Costa Rica if the Teen Week in Costa Rica camp is selected;

Ground transportation to/from the airport/accommodations;

Hotel accommodations (standard room, double occupancy) during the program;

Three meals a day; and

All programs for the chosen Hog Island Audubon Camp. Youth Prize winner may choose from any of the available and qualifying Hog Island Audubon Camps during the 2022 season. Camps are subject to age and possibly other restrictions.

Total maximum ARV of Youth Prize is $3,500 USD. The ARV may vary based upon the camp chosen, dates of travel, and point of departure. The difference between the ARV and stated ARV of the Youth Prize will not be awarded.

The total ARV of all Prizes available to be won: $20,500 USD

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