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2021 HUNT PA Photo Contest

The Game Commission will be hosting a virtual photo contest on the agency’s Facebook page starting Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. Those interested in entering must send ONE photo taken while participating in any open hunting season from Nov. 1 - Dec. 15, 2021, via email, to, with the subject line: “HUNT PA Photo Contest.” All entries must be sent by Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

All photos will be reviewed and voted on by Game Commission staff and the finalists will be shared to the agency’s Facebook page on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, to allow the public to vote on their favorite photo! The deadline for the public to vote will be Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 and winners will be announced by Dec. 30, 2021 on the Game Commission’s Facebook page.

2021 HUNT PA contest photos may be submitted via email through Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Submissions should be sent to, with the subject line: “HUNT PA Photo Contest.” Please include your first and last name, when and where (county) the photo was taken and the season in which you were hunting. There is no cost to enter. The Game Commission will only accept ONE photo per person. Any photo submitted to this contest becomes the property of the Game Commission and may be used for promotional or educational purposes in a manner the Commission deems fit.

  1. Each participant may only enter ONE photo in the contest.
  2. The photo submitted must belong to the participant, must be taken in Pennsylvania, and must be taken during an open 2021 Pennsylvania hunting season between Nov. 1 - Dec. 15, 2021. Photos do not need to feature a game species, although preferred.
  3. Please note, by submitting a photo into this challenge you are giving the Pennsylvania Game Commission permission to use or feature your photo on the agency’s social media channels and publications.

Official 2021 HUNT PA Photo Contest rules (PDF)

Game Commission employees will select a group of contending hunting photos. Once assembled, these contending photos will be placed on the Game Commission’s Facebook page in an album. Facebook users will determine the winning photo by “liking” the images. The participant with the most likes will receive NOMAD hunting apparel and an assortment of Game Commission merchandise. The contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. Game Commission employees are not eligible to participate.

Questions about the contest can be sent to, with the subject line: “HUNT PA Contest Questions.”