Old World Wisconsin Foundation
Photo Contest | Application

Did You Know?
All of the photos displayed on this page and on the other pages related to the Old World Foundation Photo Contest, are exclusively from contest winners. Enter next year's contest and perhaps you'll see YOUR winning photo on our website!

Traveling Photo Exhibit
Old World Foundation is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 Traveling Photo Exhibit Schedule.

Additional 2017 dates and locations will be posted when available.
Winning Photos from 2016

OWW Scenes - Photos by Suvi Tory and Cheryl Plestina
2017 Old World Wisconsin Foundation Photo Contest
You're invited to submit your photos into the 21st Annual Old World Foundation Photo Contest. Guidelines and dates are provided in the Old World Foundation 2017 Photo Contest Rules (printable PDF).

Entries must be submitted digitally. Complete uploading instructions are outlined below. For questions or help with the online entry process, please call 262-594-2922, Monday - Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Step 1: Fill Out Entry Form
Fill out and submit your online entry form by clicking the following link:
One person per entry form.

Step 2: Payment
Once your online entry has been submitted, please pay for your entries. If you chose to mail a check, payment must be received in our office within 10 days. If you chose to pay by credit card, you will receive an email invoice via PayPal for your entries. Please pay this invoice upon receipt so your photos will be officially entered.
$5 per photo for Adults (19+) | $3 per photo for Youth (through age 18)

Step 3: Upload Photos

VERY IMPORTANT - Please make sure the file names of your photos are named according to the requirements below, BEFORE UPLOADING. If you don't name your files according to the directions below, there is no way for us to identify your photos from someone else's.

Upload your photos by clicking the following link:


Images must be a minimum of 2,400 px on the long side.

Images must be named in the following format with no punctuation or spaces: Last Name, First Initial, CATEGORY, Photo #1 - 10 (ex: DoeJPEOPLE1, DoeJAG2, DoeJ MONO3, etc. for a name of John Doe entering the People, Agriculture & Gardens and Black & White categories).

For categories, please follow these codes:

  • Agriculture & Gardens = AG
  • Historic Buildings = HIST
  • People = PEOPLE
  • Still Life = STILL
  • Black & White = MONO
  • The Spirit of Old World Wisconsin = SPIRIT
  • Youth (through age 12) = YOUTH12
  • Youth (13 - 18) = YOUTH18
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