Jay’s Bird Barn Annual Wild Bird Photo Contest

2017 Photo Contest Information

Submission Period:

Start: Friday, September 1st at 8:30 a. m.
End: Saturday, September 30th at 5:30 p.m.

Exhibit & Voting:

Exhibit Opens: Monday, October 2nd at each store location.

Voting Begins: Monday, October 2nd
Voting ends: Monday, October 23rd


Open Houses

Winners will be announced at the following open houses:

Flagstaff Open House
Thursday, October 26th from 11-2

Sedona Open House
Friday, October 27th from 11-2

Prescott Open House
Saturday, October 28th, from 11-2


2017 Contest Details

We invite our customers to come to our stores to view the winning pictures that will be on display for the next year.

General Information

Subject: Wild Birds Only
Photographs from birds in captivity will not be accepted, this includes events with wild birds.
General Public (Except JBB Staff)
Display Location:
Jay’s Bird Barn stores in Prescott, Flagstaff and Sedona, AZ
Submission Period: 
Friday, September 1st through Saturday, September 30

Photo Information

Photographer Name & Contact Information
Photo Title or Information (i.e. Robin in Feeder, etc.)
JBB will assign a reference number to each entry

Suggest Subjects and Categories

Wild Birds in their Natural Habitat
Wild Birds at Feeders, Baths & Houses
Wild Bird Behavior
Group Shots (2 or more wild birds)
People Enjoying Wild Birds

Photo Composition

Printed Photos Only (Photoshoping is OK)
Maximum Size: 8.5″ x 11″
No Framing, No Photo Board Mounting, No Names on the Front of the Pictures

Number of Submissions

Up to Three (3) per Photographer

Judging and Voting

Photos will be judged 8:30 am Monday, October 2 to 5:30 pm Monday, October 23rd.
All photos are judged by the public.
The Winners will be announced on the following dates:
Thursday, October 26th at noon in Flagstaff.
Friday, October 27th at noon in Sedona.
Saturday, October 28th at noon in Prescott.


First Place: $100 Gift Certificate to Jay’s Bird Barn
Second Place:
$75 Gift Certificate to Jay’s Bird Barn
Third Place:
$50 Gift Certificate to Jay’s Bird Barn
Honorable Mention:
$25 Gift Certificate to Jay’s Bird Barn


Jay’s Bird Barn (JBB) reserves the right to edit photo comments to make them more clear to viewers. Jay’s Bird Barn is not responsible for damage, loss or degradation of submitted photos. Photos must have been taken by the submitting photographer. Each photographer is responsible for all questions connected with copyright issues. Submitted images become property of JBB and photographer agrees to permit use of submitted photos on the JBB web site and in future JBB advertising without charge.

Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our past winners. After each contest we display the winning photos for the following year, come take a look!

2016 Results:


1st Place: Steve Copen

2nd Place: Levi Plummer

3rd Place: Dale James

Honorable Mention: Joe Webster



1st Place: Greg Griffin

2nd Place: Eric Gofreed

3rd Place: Doug Sherman

Honorable Mention: Gerry Snyder