The Photo Arts Club of Toledo presents its 35th Annual Photo Contest
Co-sponsored and exhibited at Metroparks Toledo, Secor Metropark


Exhibition Dates and Times

The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, March 24 starting at 6 pm at the Secor Center at Secor Metropark,

The exhibit remains open at the Secor Center from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, and Sundays between Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, May 6, 2023;  Exhibit will be closed Easter Weekend (April 8 & 9)



We will award cash prizes and ribbons to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place winners in all categories. We will award ribbons to Honorable Mentions.

New this year! Photographers entering the contest will receive a $10 discount towards a new club membership in the Photo Arts Club of Toledo. Existing PACT members are not eligible for the discount.

Exciting News!!  Thanks to the La-Z-Boy Company for donating a La-Z-Boy chair (or other product) for Best of Show. The winning photographer will receive a certificate to be redeemed at any Toledo Area La-Z-Boy outlet for up to $599 towards the purchase.

Also, thanks to Kohne Camera & Print Refinery for donating a 12" x 18" Metal Art for the People's Choice award.  

Metroparks Toledo

The Secor Center at Secor Metropark is operated by Metroparks Toledo located at 10001 W Central Ave, (US20), Berkey OH, 43504. Six miles west of  I-475/US 23 on West  Central Avenue/US 20.

Additional Sponsors:

  • La-Z-Boy
  • The Andersons


A. People (people are the main subject)
B. Plants (plants are the main subject-individual plants, close-ups or groupings, not scenic landscapes)
C. Animals (animals are the main subjects, including birds, insects, reptiles, etc.)
D. Places (landscapes, vistas and locations are the main subject)
E. Open (photographs that cannot be categorized in any other category, e.g. still life, abstracts, food, products, etc.)
F. Monochrome: (black & white, grayscale, monotone or sepia.) No selective color added.
G. The Christine Holliday Youth Division (17 and under) – photos from any of the above categories.


Where to Pick Up Your Prints

All photos and prizes must be picked up on Sunday, May 7 at the Secor Center at Secor Metropark between Noon and 4 p.m. If you are unable to pick up your prints at this time, please email to make other arrangements. Unclaimed prints will be held for 30 days and then destroyed.




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