Photo Contest

CameraThe Saratoga Springs Arts Council sponsors a photo contest to celebrate the city. The purpose of the contest is to celebrate the City of Saratoga Springs. The initiative will contribute to the development and promotion of the city of Saratoga Springs, by demonstrating the fun recreational and cultural opportunities in Saratoga Springs.

Who May Enter

Anyone may enter. The contest is divided by age categories: 12 and under, 13 to 17, and 18 and older. All photos need to be taken of or in The City of Saratoga Springs. Each photographer will be allowed 3 entries.

Evaluation Criteria

All submissions must be appropriate for all ages to view. The Received images will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Original coverage of the characteristic or unique features of the City of Saratoga Springs
  • Professionalism

How to Enter

Applications will be available online on August 1, 2018 to October 1,2018. A digital copy of the photo and application submissions must be submitted to the city no later than October 1, 2018. All submissions will need to be scalable to at least an 8 by 10 photo. No submissions will be accepted before August 1, 2018 or after October 1, 2018

You may submit your entry one of two ways:

  • Hand deliver your registration form with your photo(s) on a flash drive to the City Offices 
    • (the flash drive will not be returned to the submitter.)
  • Email a copy of the registration form with your photo(s)


There will be one winner in each age category. Each winner will receive a $100 cash award.


Please email any questions to AnnElise Harrison