- $100 Best of Show
- $50 1st place Adult winner in each category
- $20 2nd place Adult winner in each category
- $10 3rd place Adult winner in each category
- $50 1st place Youth-18 winner in each category
- $20 2nd place Youth-18 winner in each category
- $10 3rd place Youth-18 winner in each category
All winners will receive Award Certificates.
- Landscapes (garden scenery)
- Hardscapes (decorative features in the Gardens)
1st, 2nd, and 3rd winners will be chosen from both age groups and each category. Any visitor to the Gardens is eligible to enter.
Submission Fees support the Gardens
- $10 for adults per photo
- Free entry for one photo, youth-18
- $5 for youth-18 per additional photo
- Photos of people or close up of flowers are not accepted.
- Photographer retains copyright of photo.
- Use of the photo is granted to MCBS and credit will be given to photographer.
- Contest allows for only normal manipulation of an image.
Submissions are accepted ONLINE NOW and ending
November 1st at 11:59 p.m.
November 16, 2019 at 3pm
A public reception will be held at the St. Cloud Public Library, check website for time. Everyone welcome.
2019 winning photos will be on display for the following year. Printed winning photos may be picked up at the 2020 awards ceremony. Photos not picked up at the awards ceremony will be donated.
Photo Contest Submission form
Submit up to six photos with each form. If you wish to submit more than six photos, please submit additional forms.