Student Competition

Student Competition Details

Enter Images until Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

The contest is open to any current high school student (this includes students graduating in 2021 and students rising 9th grade students) from the areas below. There is no entry fee. Any theme is accepted.

Students receiving awards on November 2, 2019.

Washington, DC

Maryland: Frederick, Howard, Montgomery & Prince George’s counties & adjacent Maryland cities & towns

Virginia: Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun & Prince William counties & adjacent Virginia cities & towns

Click here to view photos from finalists in the 2020 competition

We encourage students to enter our competition can’t wait to see their photos!


The Grand Prize is $500. The Grand Prize winner and nine finalists win $100 each. Registration for the online Awards Ceremony opens in August.

About MAPV:

MAPV is organized and sponsored by eight photo clubs in Northern Virginia & Montgomery County, Maryland. Our mission is to promote and advance the appreciation of photography in the Mid-Atlantic Region and elsewhere; to encourage the participation in photography by individuals with all levels of experience and all areas of photographic interest; and to increase the appreciation of photographic art within our community.

How and When to Enter:

Submit entries online from May 15 to June 15.  CLICK HERE TO ENTER YOUR IMAGES NOW.

Contest Flyer:

Click here to download a PDF of the 2021 Student Contest Flyer


If you have any questions about the student competition, including image entry, please email us at: