Frequently Asked Questions

What is an entry?

An entry consists of either one image or a series of images.

What is the fee to enter?

There is no entry fees required for the CPC “free contest”.

- The “All Entrants” division fee: Single Image or Series (2 to 5 images) No Fee.

- The “College Students” division fee: Single Image or Series (2 to 5 images) No Fee.

Is there a limit to the number of contest entries that I can enter?

No, you may enter the contest as many times as you like. However, this is a skills-based contest. The number of entries does not increase your chances of winning.

When does the contest begin?

The All Entrants category begins Monday March 19, 2018 (12:01:00 AM) US Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends Friday June 1, 2018 US Eastern Standard Time (EST) (the “contest”).


The College Students category begins Monday June 18, 2018 at (12:01:00 AM) US Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends Friday August 24, 2018 at (11:59:00 pm) US Eastern Standard Time (EST) (the “contest”).

What format should I save my digital images?

Digital submissions must be no larger than 2000 Pixels in either height or width and saved as Jpegs (.jpg), in RGB format and not exceed 20MB per file, at 150 dpi. Images will be viewed on a large monitor and should be in the Adobe RGB or sRGB color space. Filenames should contain contestants name and ranking number for the respective number of images entered. (Ex. File 001 – John Doe #1, File 002 – John Doe #2)

Can I enter if I live outside of the U.S.?

Yes, the Caribbean Photo Contest is an International competition except where prohibited by law, international entries can besubmitted.

Do the same rules apply for the “All Entrants”, “College Students”, divisions?

For the CPC Free Contest, yes, the same rules apply to each category. Make sure you read the rules carefully.

Will there be a prizewinner for each division?

Yes, there will be a winner in each division.

Will there be a prizewinner for each division?

Yes, there will be a winner in each division.

What are my chances of winning?

That depends upon the number of submissions. Typically, we get thousands of entries each year.

All categories are skill-based contest and chance/luck plays no part in the determination of winners.

Will my images be sold?

No. You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee. All entries may be posted online so that viewers may view all competing entries. Winning entries may be used in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest for a period of 36 months from the date winners are notified.

Will my photos be returned?

All submissions are to be completed online through the Caribbean Photo Contest website.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be contacted during dates specified in the respective contest rules, and the winning entries will be published on the Caribbean Photo Contest website. Please do not call or e-mail us about the status of your entries. See Contest Details and Rules sections under the Contest Info tab on Main Menu.

Do you still have questions?

For additional questions email: info@caribbeanphotocontests.com

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