Photo Contests and Video Contests to Enter

Win Contests with Your Photos and Videos

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Your snapshots could be the key to winning prizes from photo contests. Image © Paper Boat Creative / Getty Images.

Photography contests and video contests are a lot of fun to enter, and they give you the chance of winning some fantastic prizes. All you need to win a photo contest is a camera and some practice. This photo contest list helps you find contests that you can win with your photography and home videos.

 

1. Smirnoff Ice - Summer Contest
Enter for your chance to win one of 84 gift cards to a worldwide vacation rental company valued at $1,500 each.


Entry Frequency: 1 x weekly per person
End Date: August 25th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States (void in Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia)
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2. GoGo squeeZ - Back to School Photo Contest
Submit a photo for a chance to win a $2,500 shopping spree for free school supplies and other back-to-school prizes.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: August 27th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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3. Aveeno - Moment for Me Contest
Capture your me moment for your chance to win a trip to Vail, Colorado for a wellness retreat and a year's supply of Aveeno. The prize is worth $7,000.
Entry Frequency: 5 x daily per person
End Date: August 28th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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4. Pepsi - How Dew is Done at 7-Eleven Contest
Share a photo of yourself "doing the DEW with a DEW" and you could win a Jeep Wrangler, $10,000 in cash, or Bluetooth speakers.

The prizes are worth up to $25,090.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: August 29th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to residents of the states of Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, and Washington
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5. Smithfield - Get Grilling America Photo Contest and Sweepstakes
Submit grilling recipes that fit monthly themes for the chance to win $5,000 or Weber smokers.

Vote for your favorite entries to win one of hundreds of grilling prizes.
Entry Frequency: 1 x monthly per person
End Date: August 30th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S. (void in HI & AK)
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6. Lennox - Energy Savings Superstar Contest
Share your energy saving tips for a shot at winning a $10,700 prize which includes heating and cooling equipment for your home, free ice cream, and free water park tickets.
Entry Frequency: One time per person/email
End Date: August 31st, 2017
Eligibility: Residents to the US and Canada (void in Quebec) who own a single-family home with a central HVAC (heating, ventilation and cooling) system
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7. J.G. Wentworth - Dog Days of Summer Contest
This contest is giving away a $5,000 and a $500 prepaid Visa reward card, and ten $100 PetSmart gift cards.
Entry Frequency: One time per person
End Date: September 1st, 2017
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States (void in Maryland)
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8. National Geographic - Chasing Genius Challenge
Describe your idea to change the world for your chance to win one of four $25,000 cash prizes.


Entry Frequency: 3 times per person
End Date: September 1st, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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9. Pepperidge Farm - Respect the Bun Sweepstakes and Contest
Share your best burger photos for a shot at winning $10,000 cash. Plus, weekly sweepstakes winners will receive $1,000.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 5th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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10. Princess Cruises - Places to Sea Contest
This sweepstakes is giving away four free cruises for two people, several Nikon Coolpix digital cameras, and Nikon gift packs.
Entry Frequency: 5 times per person per entry period
End Date: May 21st, 2018
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
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