River Park North and Wildwood Park Photography Contest

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Please note: For the convenience of all participants 2023-2024 changes appear in RED.

Subject Category

  • Nature photography of River Park North and Wildwood Park including birds, trees, flowers, landscapes, scenery and other plants and animals.
  • People are not allowed to be in any of the photographs that are submitted.


The contest is open to the public with the following categories: adult amateur; adult professional; 15 and under amateur youth category. All photos must be taken at River Park North and Wildwood Park between June 1, 2023, and May 31, 2024. Minors under the age of 18 must obtain permission from a parent or legal guardian. Photographs taken by River Park North and Wildwood Park employees are not eligible. Only digital entries will be accepted. Photos must be the property of the entrant and may not have been nationally published or be under consideration for publication or prizes elsewhere. Photos in the adult amateur and youth category may not be digitally altered with the exception of cropping. The professional category may only make minor digital alterations to their photographs.

Submitting Photos

Entries are accepted between March 1, 2024, through May 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Please submit entries in JPEG (.jpg) digital format saved at the highest possible resolution using the online form. All entrants must complete the corresponding official entry form and submit one entry form per photo with a maximum of 3 photos per person. Only entry forms with complete, accurate and legible information will be considered.  Photographs that are damaged, contain blurred images, or are otherwise deemed unusable due to poor image quality or low resolution by the contest supervisor will not be accepted. Entries received after 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2024, will not be eligible.

Use of Photos

Contestants grant River Park North, Wildwood Park, and the Greenville Recreation and Parks Department unlimited usage and unrestricted rights of any photograph submitted for the contest regardless of whether or not it is a winning entry. They reserve the right to use the photos in printed or on-line materials and for educational, informational and promotional purposes without paying compensation to the photographers or the subjects. Photos used in published materials will credit the photographer and location unless otherwise requested by the entrant.


Winners will be announced no later than Friday, June 28, 2024. You need not to be present to win. Winning entrants will be contacted by phone or e-mail. If for any reason the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including any causes beyond the control of the administers of the contest, River Park North and Wildwood Park reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, suspend, or terminate the contest without notice to the entrants and retain all photo entries.


No prizes will be awarded to winners.  Winners will receive a certificate awarded for first place in the adult amateur, adult professional category and the amateur youth category 15 and under.

If you have any questions, please contact Brad Williams at 252.329.4577 or 252.329.4560.