The RESULTS are in!
The judges have made their choices, the public has voted and the winners have been announced!
Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Parks Winter Photo Contest!
(To view the photos click on the 2023 Winners tab above, then each photo to see full size.)
Best Winter Scene
Marett Seymour, Syracuse - ""The Flock" - Webster Pond
Special Thanks to:
- All the photographers who entered this year.
- Our judges Jason Smorol, Syracuse Mets; Pat Orr, PB & J's Lunchbox Cafe; Chris Abbott & Anne Downes, Syracuse City Parks and Megan Ball, Mark Nicotra & Brian Kelley, Onondaga County Parks.
- Our generous prize donors Syracuse Mets, PB & J's Lunchbox Cafe, Bull & Bear Roadhouse & Galaxy Media
- Everyone who voted in the People's Choice contest.
See you next year!
The fifth annual event runs January 1-31, 2023 and is open to all photographers, ages 5 & up. Once again Syracuse City Parks is joining in on the fun. That means photographers can submit photos taken in all open Onondaga County Parks AND Syracuse City Parks!!
The contest is FREE to enter with prizes awarded in five categories:
Best Winter Scene
People's Choice Award - selected by online public vote
All photos submitted must be taken between January 1-31, 2023. Photographers are limited to two final submissions.
Regular admission rates apply at all parks/locations, where applicable.
2023 Winter Photo Contest Prizes include...
|Syracuse Mets Family Four Pack ($85 value)
All 1st Place finishers will win an outing at NBT Bank Stadium. Prize includes four tickets to any home game, food vouchers & a parking pass.
Thank you Syracuse Mets for this "amazin'" donation!
|Lunch at PB&J's Lunch Box Cafe!
All 2nd Place winners will receive a $25 gift certificate for a delicious lunch!
Thank you PB&J's for this mouthwatering donation!
|Burger for a Year at Bull & Bear Roadhouse & Catering ($165 value)
The People's Choice Winner will receive this delicious prize!
Thank you to Bull & Bear Roadhouse & Catering for this wonderful donation!
|Onondaga County Parks Family Fun Package ($92 value)
All winners will receive this package which includes tickets to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Lights on the Lake, Golden Harvest Festival, a Highland Forest XC Ski Day Pass/Rental Package & Daily Beach Pass valid at Oneida Shores Park or Jamesville Beach Park.
During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.