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Now accepting entries for Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest

Posted June 20, 2022


Update: Photographers are welcome to enter more than three photos for the 2022 contest, and the deadline has been extended to Aug. 19 at 5 p.m. Thank you for your interest!

PHOENIX — Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views’ annual calendar? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of wildlife? Then you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 16th annual wildlife photo contest.

One best in show and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2023 calendar, which is published in the November-December 2022 issue of Arizona Wildlife Views. The best-in-show photo is published on the calendar’s cover, and as one of the photos representing a month.

We’re partnering with Arizona Highways to provide an easier way to submit photographs. Use the online form at to submit your Arizona wildlife photos.

This contest is for images of Arizona wildlife. All photos must depict wildlife native to and found in Arizona, and all photos must have been taken in Arizona settings.

The deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. (Arizona time) on Aug. 19, 2022.

Winners will be announced online at and after Nov. 1, 2022.