Charlevoix Photo Contest

Important information about photo credit, entry information, and official rules listed below. 


Simply share a photo that you think captures the beauty of Charlevoix on the contest page, or on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with both of the hashtags #VisitCharlevoix and #CVXphoto19 (on Instagram, include the hashtags in your photo caption and not the comments section). 

The entry period is from October 28 - November 11, so be sure to get your entry in before then. Please note photos may take up to 24 hours to post. If you experience technical difficulties, message the Visit Charlevoix Facebook page and we will help you register your photos! 


Anyone can vote on the submitted photos. Visit Charlevoix will choose the winner from the top 10 most-voted entries. The Photo Contest voting will be held from November 13 - 20. Check back and vote for your favorite photo. You may vote one time per photo per email address per day. The winner will be announced on or before November 29.


The first prize winner will receive a one-night stay at Charlevoix Inn and Suites, a guided tour of Castle Farms, and gift card to a Charlevoix restaurant. The winning photo will also be featured in the 2020 Visit Charlevoix Travel Planner. 


Photos must be taken in the Charlevoix, Michigan area. Photos must be taken by the person submitting them. Any individuals featured in a photo must have a signed photo release. Visit Charlevoix will contact you directly for any photo release necessary. The organization reserves the right to use all photos that are submitted through this contest for promotional purposes. View the official rules here. 

Thank you so much for considering entering Visit Charlevoix's 2019 Photo Contest. Images submitted to the Photo Contest may be used by Visit Charlevoix indefinitely for promotional purposes. Photographers retain ownership of all copyrights. However, by submitting an image for entry in this contest, you automatically give Visit Charlevoix permission and rights to store, display, and use the image, its thumbnails, and your name as the photographer, indefinitely in any media without notification or compensation. A print-quality copy of any image submitted to the contest may be used, with appropriate attribution, in marketing promotions that adheres to the mission of Visit Charlevoix (such as newsletters, social media posts, reports, print/digital publications, or when appropriate, partnership posts with Pure Michigan and other media agencies) without further notification. Visit Charlevoix will not release print quality files for any other use. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]