Photo Contest

The Lima News and present the 24th annual


Enter your photographs in these categories to win cash prizes. Winning entries will be published in The Lima News and online at

$5 per photo (no limit)


Best of Show: $100

First place in each category: $50

Second place in each category: $40

Third place in each category: $25

This is an amateur-only photo competition. Pictures from photographers with a photography business will not be accepted and will be disqualified from the competition. Read the rules.

Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14.

Winners will be announced starting Sunday, Sept. 6. All entries and winners will be displayed in September at ArtSpace/Lima. Winners will be on display at St. Rita’s High Street Mall Gallery through the end of this year.


I grant The Lima News the right to copyright, print, publish, republish and license all of the material that I generate pursuant to this agreement through microfilm, photocopying, information storage and retrieval systems, computer online services and all other forms of copying or reproduction now know or hereafter developed for promotional purposes. I warrant that all material submitted with my entry form is my work.

$5 for each photo, submitted electronically at

Photos can be color or black and white and must be taken between September 2019 and August 2020.

No computer-manipulated work will be accepted.

Photos must be original work of submitting photographer.

Judges will be selected by The Lima News.

Decision of the judges is final.

Employees of The Lima News and their immediate families are not eligible to win.