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2009 Grand Prize Winner

2009 Grand Prize Winner

Simon Nikola van Lierde, Age 13


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Grab your Camera!

Take a photograph of something in your world that fits one or more of these four categories: humor, animals, scenery, or people. The Grand Prize winner in this contest will be selected from the First Place winners in each category and win a trip to Toronto, Canada. Then the four First Place Winners will go on to compete against other First Place Winners from National Geographic International Photography Contests for Kids being held worldwide. The best photo worldwide will win the Grand Prize in the worldwide contest, a trip to Washington, D.C. Click here for worldwide rules.

This contest is open to U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) and Canadian (excluding Quebec) residents only. Click here for a list of participating country editions.

How to Enter:

BY MAIL: Read the rules and download a mail-in entry form.


ONLINE UPLOAD: Follow these four easy steps!


Grab your parent or legal guardian.


Get your parent’s permission to provide their e-mail address so we can send them info on the contest and how to enter.


Click "Enter Now" below, provide your parent's e-mail, and tell your parents to be on the lookout for an e-mail from us with more details on how to enter the photo contest.


Take some pictures while you wait.