Do you think your dog has that certain star quality? Are you an accomplished shutterbug (or aspiring to be one)? Then #AKC invites you to enter their dog photo contest. The theme this year is “Dogs in Action.” As always, the entries are based solely on creativity, quality, and originality.
Official Rules: US 18+. April 15, 2020 – January 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET. One entry per person.
Each entrant may submit only one black-and-white and/or one color photo. All entrants who submit more than one color and/or one black-and-white photo will be disqualified. Entries must have the name, address, and phone number of the entrant and the breed of dog(s), taped securely to the back of the print or included in the email. Entries received without this information will not be considered.
Entries must be either unmatted prints at least 5″ x 7″ in size or high-resolution (300 dpi) digital photos. Photocopies will not be accepted.
The photo submitted must be entrant’s original, nonprofessional, previously unpublished creation owned solely by the entrant.
No official dog show “win shots” will be accepted.
Only previously unpublished photos may be entered.
The photo submitted must demonstrate the Contest theme, which is “Dogs in Action.”
Email your high-resolution photos to: [email protected] please include your name and the breed of the dog (if applicable).
Mail: All entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2021.
American Kennel Club
Attn: AKC Publications Photo Contest
101 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10178
- Creativity (40%)
- Fit to the Contest theme (30%)
- Quality of Picture (30%)
First Prize (1): $500
Second Prize (1): $250
Third Prize (1): $150