Washington State High School Photography Competition


What is the Washington State High School Photography Competition?

An annual event designed to showcase the finest photographers in Washington state high schools.

Who can enter?

Any student grades 9-12 currently enrolled in a Washington state public, private or alternative high school.

Why enter?

Here’s an opportunity to have your photograph exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, see your photo featured on a Jones Soda bottle, shoot like a pro at a Sounders FC soccer match, and bank a little prize money—cha-ching!


All entries must be in by 3PM Saturday April 28th, 2018.
Click for the full set of submission guidelines 2018 rules

Entry Fee

$3 per entry. A limit of 6 entries per student.


• Best in Show: $250
• Students winning 1st place in the other 11 categories will receive a check for $100.
One student will be selected to receive tuition for a teen workshop of your choice at the Photographic Center Northwest ($395 value) courtesy of PCNW.
• Six images from the exhibit will be selected by Jones Soda and featured on a run of 250,000 of their soda bottles.
• 1 lucky student will be selected by the Seattle Sounders FC soccer club to attend a professional soccer match, get down on the field and learn how to photograph a game with Sounders FC photographer Corky Trewin.


Contact Executive Director Kelly Atkinson at kellyatkinsonphotography@gmail.com

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