Saint John's Outdoor University Photo Contest

Submit up to 5 photos per category per person.

Entries Due Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015 | Email Entries

NEW in 2015: Select from among your favorite photos submitted to the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge and enter up to 5 in the "Best of Outdoor Nation" category!

A panel of judges will choose the "Best in Category" for each age group. The selected photos will be posted for voting on Facebook and will on display at our Member & Volunteer Open House in December, where guests will be invited to vote for “Best in Show.”


Plants & Critters
Plants & Critters

Angelee Hale

2012 Best in Category
Age: 18-22

People Outdoors

Angelee Hale

2012 Best in Category
Age: 18-22

Earth, Lake, & Sky
Earth, Lake, & Sky

Lillah Jacobson-Schulte

2012 Best in Category
Age: 18 & Under

Best of Outdoor Nation
Best of Outdoor Nation

Brigitte Black


Age Groups

  • Under 18
  • 18-22
  • 23 & Up

Saint John's Outdoor University retains the right to use any submitted image. Every effort will be made to credit the photographer when images are published. 


Contact us at or call 320-363-3163.  

Enter Your Photos!
Step 1:

Get out in the Abbey Arboretum or Saint Ben's Monastic woods! (or get outside anywhere for the Best of Outdoor Nation category...)

Step 2:

Take photos - any time.

Step 3:

Submit your photos - Up to 5 photos per category per person!

  • Email attachments to, OR
  • Bring a CD to our office, New Science 104, OR
  • Mail a CD to:
    Saint John's Outdoor University
    Saint John's University
    104 New Science
    Collegeville, MN 56321

Be sure to include your name, age group, and photo category with each submission! (Photos should be submitted as JPEGs with min. 2 Megapixel resolution.)

Submissions are accepted throughout the year.