Photo Contest 2014

The Spirit of City Park

New Orleans City Park: 2014 Photo Contest
The Spirit of City Park

As we celebrate 160 years, New Orleans City Park invites photographers to enter its 2014 Photo Contest! We are  looking for striking images that capture The Spirit of City Park: natural beauty, recreational activities, architectural points of interest, as well as people enjoying and enriching the Park.

Photos submitted must be taken between April 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014.

“Best in Show” (1 winner) : A 1 night stay at the Roosevelt Hotel and dinner for 2 at the Fountain Lounge.

“First Place” in each of the six categories (6 winners) receives The City Park Experience (tickets to City Park attractions)

The 7 winning photographs will be featured in The Advocate and on their website. 

The winning photographs will also be displayed in Morning Call for the month of  July 2014.

The Best in Show winner’s photo will be one of six photos used on the homepage of the Park’s website.


Flowers and Plants
People in the Park

Please download the rules and registration forms at the bottom of this page.

All photographs must have been taken on the grounds of New Orleans City Park between April 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014.  Each photographer may submit up to five photographs to the competition. Each photo submitted must include an entry form.

By entering the contest, photographers grant New Orleans City Park a royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, and publicly display submitted photographs for advertising, promotional, and other purposes.  The photographer may or may not be credited when their photo is used.  Photographers retain all rights to their photos for personal use. 

Photographs must be in digital format (captured with either a digital camera or scanned from a film slide, negative, or print) and submitted in JPEG or TIFF format. 1100x570 is ideal. Each entry must be accompanied by the 2014 Photo Contest Entry Form, a Model Release Form for identifiable individuals in a submitted photo, and a Parent/Guardian Release for photographers under age 18.  All entries must be received by June 7, 2014.
Do not place a water mark on photo.

To Submit Entry:
Email Mail or hand deliver the Photo Contest Entry Form, a Model Release Form for each identifiable individual in a submitted photo, and a Parent/Guardian Release (for photographers under age 18), along with photographs, to AFrentz@nocp.org. Or you may mail the forms and a CD with the digital photos to: New Orleans City Park, 2014 Photo Contest, ATTN: Amanda Frentz, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA  70124. You may also drop off the forms and photos CD to same address. Emails/discs and appropriate forms must be in to the Administration building before 5pm on June 7, 2014.

Rules & Registration Forms



If you pass through City Park at night or early in the morning, you'll notice LED lights illuminating the Monteleone Columns at the Lelong entrance to the park. The colored lights are changed for holidays and special events.