Grand Prize Winner! 2016-17 contest: "Sunny Tracks" © Nathan Jones

Grand Prize Winner! 2015-16 contest: "2016 High School T-Bird Classic" © Matt Johnson

Grand Prize Winner! 2014-15 contest: "Bluebird Day at Portage Glacier" © Leah Ellis

Grand Prize Winner! 2013-14 contest: "Prince William Sound Backcountry Touring" © Adam Baxter

NSAA Photo Contest

All photo submissions must include a 2018 Photo Contest Application. Submissions without the application will not be judged.

2018 NSAA Photo Contest Application – pdf

  • Entry deadline is May 31st, 2018
  • The categories are: Racing, Touring/Backcountry, Jumping, Kids on Skis, Grooming/Groomed Trails, Biathlon, Fun Ski Events, and Recreational/Casual Skiing.
  • Send digital photo files to: with “PHOTO CONTEST” in subject line.
  • File format should be JPG and size should be between 0.05 MB and 5MB.
  • Contest open to all Alaska Nordic ski club members. Entrants may submit 3 images per category.
  • All photos submitted may be showcased on NSAA website, in the NSAA newsletter, on the NSAA Facebook page, in the NSAA calendar, and for any other NSAA promotional materials.
  • Results to be announced on the NSAA website and published in the Nov. issue of Alaska Nordic Skier.
  • Winning entries will receive prizes and will be featured in the annual NSAA calendar.
  • Prizes awarded to First, Second, and Third Place winners in each category, as well as a Grand Prize overall winner.
  • Basic enhancement of photos is allowed including cropping, minor color enhancement, and contrast or brightness. Obvious photo manipulation is not allowed including morphing, polarization, composite or multiple images.
  • You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit, including ownership if applicable, other than those rights licensed in the next sentence. We will make every effort to credit your photo any time it is used.
  • By submitting your photo to our NSAA Photo Contest, you hereby grant to NSAA (i) a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submit to NSAA, and (ii) the right to use your name, city, state, and country of residence in promotions and other publications.


Amber Adams at (907-276-7609) for questions, concerns or comments.