2022 Photo Contest 

Brookfield Zoo’s Photo Contest is back, and it’s going digital! So, grab your camera and head to the zoo, where you might just capture a winning shot. 
Photo entries will only be accepted from May 28, 2022, 12:01 a.m. CDT to August 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m. CDT. Entries submitted outside of these dates will be disqualified

Click here for the Photo Contest rules, regulations, and prize information. 


  • -Photo entry must feature an animal or animals only. (Photos with people will not be accepted.)

  • -Photos will only be accepted digitally.

  • -Photo must be a JPG/JPEG at a minimum resolution of 3600 x 2700 pixels and a maximum file size of 24MB at time of submission.

  • -The Photo Contest official entry form must be completed, including uploading your photo, and submitted. You will get a confirmation that your entry was received.

  • -One photo entry per person.

  • -Photos do not have to be taken at Brookfield Zoo.

  • -Entry must be received by August 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m. CDT. 

  • The Chicago Zoological Society is not responsible for misdirected entries.

By checking this box, I certify that the photograph I have submitted was taken by me and has not been previously published. I have read, understand, and agree to the contest rules. I understand that the Chicago Zoological Society retains the right to use selected contest entries for publication, website, social media channels, press releases, educational, or promotional projects.
By checking this box, I certify that I am either over 18 years of age, or I am under 18 years of age AND have entered this contest with permission from a parent or guardian.

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