Photo Contest

An Annual Tradition

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Photography Contest

In what has become a tradition, each year the CBWF holds a photography contest open to all visitors exploring wildflowers in Crested Butte that summer. Selected by our Staff & Board of Directors, winners receive prizes and all submissions have the chance to be featured in our marketing and social media! Guidelines & recent winners are below.

Winners of the 2022 Photo Contest will be announced here, via newsletter, and on social media by the last week of August!

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

2022 Photo Contest

Accepting submissions July 20th – July 30th, 2022.

1ST PRIZE:  2023 EVENT AND A 2022 POSTER

2ND PRIZE:   2023 ID WALK AND A 2022 POSTER

3RD PRIZE:  2022 POSTER

4TH PRIZE: PACK OF 6 WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL NOTECARDS

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Guidelines

  • Please limit entries to your 10 favorite photographs
  • Please include the location of the photograph
  • Photographs submitted must have been taken in the Gunnison/ Crested Butte Valley during 2022
  • Email entries to info@cbwildflower.com
  • Use “Photo Contest Entry – your First and Last Name” as the entry subject line
  • Photos must be your own original work
  • Photos should include growing flowers – not picked!
  • We love submissions featuring bees, butterflies, birds, people, CBWF Tours, gardens, etc.
  • Only photos submitted between July 1-31, 2022 via our email will be considered for the contest.
  • Announcements of the winners will be made within the first two weeks August (unless otherwise communicated) after the Board of Directors and Staff have voted.

Please Note: When you submit a photo to the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival Photography Contest you agree to allow the Festival to utilize your photo in our online and print media including social media, email marketing, and print advertising.

Previous Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Photo Contest! With over 300 submissions, narrowing it down to just five photos was no easy feat. Thank you to our staff and Board of Directors for taking the time to thoughtfully look through all the submissions and congratulations to our winners! Keep an eye on our social media as we highlight more photos submitted this year (Facebook & Insta @CrestedButteWildflowerFestival).