2021 North Pacific Research Board Photo Contest

Submit your best photos from the North Pacific!


Images that are submitted to the contest must depict sea life, seascapes, coastal scenes, marine research, and/or fishing (sport or commercial) within the waters of the North Pacific Ocean including the Arctic Ocean, Bering Sea, and Gulf of Alaska. Up to five images may be submitted for the contest per entrant. Cash awards up to $2,000.


Age Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Adult $1200 $600 $300
Youth $600 $400 $200


Youth and Adult; Amateur and Professional Eligibility

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

You retain all copyrights to photographs you submit–including ownership if applicable–but by entering the contest, entrants explicitly grant to NPRB (including its affiliates and their designees) nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use each photograph and description (including the entrant’s name, city and state of residence) in any and all media now known or hereafter created, including but not limited to publication in brochures, blogs, websites, public displays and presentations. NPRB has final approval of any language that appears with the photos and will not use images to promote or endorse for-profit third-party products or services.