North Bay, ON – Sept. 15, 2022 – Local photographers and videographers are invited to make submissions of their work that best captures elements of North Bay’s heritage for a chance to win cash prizes.
The North Bay Municipal Heritage Committee’s annual photo contest officially launches today with submissions accepted until Jan. 31, 2023 at 4 p.m. The annual contest, which celebrates North Bay’s heritage and recognizes local talent, has been expanded this year to include all ages and to allow for video submissions, as well as photos.
"We are excited about this year’s launch and the changes to our long-running photo contest. With these changes, we hope to receive an array of creative video and photo submissions and to see even greater participation," said Contest Chair Jeff Borden. “I would also like to thank the North Bay Society of Architects for its sponsorship, which has allowed us to increase the total prize amounts.”
Youth, young adult and adult photographers and videographers are encouraged to participate. A cash prize of $350 will be awarded for the best image or video submitted in the adult category, which includes those aged 22 or older. There will be a $250 cash prize for the best image or video submission in the young adult category, which includes those between the ages of 13 and 21; and $150 will be awarded for the top submission in the youth category, which includes those aged 12 and under. First place winners of each category will also receive a $100 Downtown North Bay Gift card. Additionally, there will be two $50 prizes awarded in each category for honourable mention.
Submissions must include content that captures elements and tell stories of the natural, built and/or human heritage of North Bay, demonstrating a clear connection to the history/development of the City of North Bay or the local community. For complete contest rules and to submit your entry, visit: https://www.northbay.ca/photocontest