The North Dakota Corn Growers Association invites amateur photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in North Dakota. Through this contest, NDCGA seeks high-resolution photos taken in North Dakota and portraying the North Dakota corn industry from seed to harvest and the families that grow it. Submit photos by November 30, 2023, to be entered. Prizes will be awarded to the top three photos along with recognition in the NDCGA Corn Talk magazine.
e-mail your photos to
Contest runs annually, planting through harvest seasons.
Entry period closes Nov. 30, 2023.
Voting closes Dec. 31, 2023
1. Photographs and entry information must be entered by November 30, 2023.
2. All photos will be judged by ND Corn staff with no discrimination towards sex, race, gender or age. The panel’s decisions are final.
3. All entries and their copyrights will become the property of NDCGA and none will be acknowledged or returned. Photos will not be returned and will be used to build a photo library for use by NDCGA. Such photos may be used to illustrate newspapers, newsletters, magazines, brochures, other publications and social media. Such photos may also be used in connection with advertising, promotions, and displays, on the internet or for other purposes such as NDCGA.
4. The photo may be color or black/white. We reserve the right to crop your photos if needed. Please send good-quality photos only. Photos with embedded text or logos will not be accepted.
5. Only high-quality digital images are eligible for entry. Digital photographs must be captured in high-resolution jpeg format, min. 3000 pixels wide. RGB.
6. There is no limit on how many photos can be submitted. Only one prize will be awarded to an entrant. You may not enter the same photo from another contest year.
7. You are responsible for obtaining permission from any person(s) or their guardian(s) appearing in the photograph.
8. Judging: Eligible entries will be judged by ND Corn. Judging will be based on the following criteria, with each criterion to be given equal consideration: photographic quality, visual appeal, and appropriateness. In the case of a tie, tied entries will be judged based on entry with the highest score received for photographic quality.