- $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
- $20 2nd place Youth-18 winner
- $10 3rd place Youth-18 winner
All winners will receive Award Certificates.
- Landscapes (garden scenery)
- Hardscapes (decorative features in the Gardens)
1st, 2nd, and 3rd winners will be chosen from the adult age group in each category. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd winners from the youth age group will be selected from all entered photos. 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.
- One copy of the winning photos will be printed, matted and framed by MCBS. These prints of the winning photos will be donated to MCBS.
Submissions are accepted ONLINE ONLY and starting now through November 1st at 11:59 p.m.
A public reception will be held at the St. Cloud Public Library, on November 21st, 2020, check website for additional details.
2020 winning photos will be on display for the following year.
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.