UP Travel winter photo & video contest 

Do you love capturing your visit to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? Are there secret views you want to share with others? We want to see them! That’s why we’re hosting our first UP Travel winter photo and video contest. Enter any photos and videos taken in the Upper Peninsula in the last two years for a chance to win prizes. Your work will be featured in our marketing materials, too! Here’s everything you need to know.

Contest rules

  • Submissions are due by February 17, 2023, at 4 p.m. EST. 

  • Submit as many entries as you want!

  • All submissions must be taken in the U.P. within the last two years with the location labeled. 

  • You must agree to the UP Travel Terms & Conditions before submitting your photos and videos.

What to submit

  • Make sure your submissions meet these criteria!

    • Your video must be filmed vertically with a minimum of 1080 x 1920 resolution. 

    • Your photos must be at least 10" x 8" @ 300 dpi (3300 x 2550 pixels @ 300ppi) in size.

    • Location of photo/video must be listed in each submission.

    • To keep voting anonymous, only photos without a watermark will be accepted.

Contest judging 

  • UP Travel staff will narrow entries down to the top three photos and top three videos.

  • Final votes from the public will determine first-, second- and third-place winners for both photos and videos. The voting form will be on our website with the gallery linked. One vote is allowed per person in total.

  • Public voting will run from Feb. 27 to March 3, 2023. Winners will be announced the following week.

Contest prizes

Here’s what you’ll get when you win our contest! 

First place photo and video:

  • $150 in gift cards

  • Upper Peninsula merchandise

  • Featured and credited on:

    • Homepage of uptravel.com for the duration of the winter season

    • Galleries across the uptravel.com website

    • E-newsletter

    • Social media platforms — posts and stories

    • Photo contest landing page featuring your bio

Second place photo and video: 

  • $100 in gift cards

  • Upper Peninsula merchandise

  • Featured and credited on:

    • Galleries across the uptravel.com website

    • Social media platforms — posts and stories

    • Photo contest landing page featuring your bio

Third place photo and video:

  • $50 in gift cards

  • Upper Peninsula merchandise

  • Featured and credited on:

    • Galleries across the uptravel.com website

    • Social media platforms — posts and stories

    • Photo contest landing page featuring your bio

Submit your photos now!

Click this link to submit as many photos as you would like for your chance to be featured! Uploader link: https://upload.crowdriff.com/winter-photo-video-contest