Rescued Turtle and Tortoise Photo Contest

Open to all photographers worldwide.

To celebrate World Turtle Day® 2015, American Tortoise Rescue is calling for those who have rescued a turtle or tortoise for a forever home to submit a photo of their rescued animal.

Submit your photograph every day activities that are natural for your turtle or tortoise.


The top 20 winners will have their photos published on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and the tortoise rescue’s website in addition to recognition in an upcoming book about rescued turtles and tortoises. The first place winner will receive a World Turtle Day merchandise including a t-shirt and hoodie, as well as a copy of the book when it is published. Two runner-up winners each will receive a turtle flash drive and a copy of the book.


Open to all photographers worldwide.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Submission of photographs implies acceptance of the following terms: Entrants in the World Turtle Day Photo Contest retain all copyrights and other equivalent rights to their entered photographs. However, entrants give American Tortoise Rescue the right to reproduce and publish their photographs and name in social media, the website, a book and in any advertising and publicity to promote the rescue. In all cases, where such photographs and names are used, entrants give American Tortoise Rescue the right to do so without obtaining the photographer’s further prior permission and without offering any compensation in any form except for the prizes previously mentioned.