• Sports and Action

  • Nature and Wildlife

  • General (anything else that fits in the theme of 'Fun in the Park')



  • All photos must have been taken at Gulf Breeze parks, facility, activity or event.  Pictures taken during programs and events sponsored by Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation, but occur off park property, are eligible for entry. The contest is open to all photographers.

Free to enter:  

  • Entry into the contest is free of charge


  • Photographers agree by entering contest to give permission to Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation to use their images in publications and on websites.  Pictures may be displayed in exhibits and exhibited online

Entry Limit:  

  • Limit of 10 entries per person.  Photos to be submitted in digital format



  • Plaques will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention for each category.  Judges will be provided by the Cobb Photographic Society and Cobb County PARKS.  Winners will be notified by email by the first week in December.

  • Categories:

    • Spring

    • Summer

    • Fall

    • Winter

      • General Category - any photo/any subject that depicts ‘Fun in the Park’

      • Sports and Action - any photo depicting sports and/or action in the park

      • Nature and Wildlife - any photo of nature or wildlife in the park

Digital photos

  • Photos need to be submitted by email (  Photos should be in full-size jpeg format with no watermarks or signatures on the image. Name the files with your name, category and photo # - (example:  John Doe_NW_01). This would represent your file as John Doe > Nature and Wildlife > photo #1.  Digital photos must be accompanied by an entry form. Entries that are submitted by email will need entry information in the email with the category for each picture and number indicated. Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation reserves the right to not accept photos deemed inappropriate.

Submit entries to:   Tara Carlsrud

Questions?  Call (850) 934-5140