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Virginia Aviation Photography Contest

The Virginia Aviation Photography Contest encourages photographers of all ages to take out their cameras and capture aviation in the Commomwealth of Virginia.  Aviation photos submitted to the contest must have been taken in Virginia within the last three (3) years and not previously published.

Winners will be published in the annual full-color Virginia Aviation Calendar, on the Department of Aviation's website, and in other assorted publications.

Reproduction Rights

Photos submitted to the contest may be used by the Virginia Department of Aviation to promote aviation in Virginia.  All entries become and remain the property of the Virginia Department of Aviation and may be used without permission or credit.

How to Submit Entries

Only digital entries will be accepted.  Photos should be taken at the highest resolution possible (minimum 300 dpi or 3MB).  The preferred format is .jpg.  A completed entry form and model release (if needed) should be submitted with each photo.  Email entries and form to

2019 Photo Contest Rules

2019 Photo Contest Submission Form

For more information contact Kim Wells at 804-774-4634.