2022 Grand Prize – Over £600 in Prizes to be Won!
Our main winner will receive one of our industry-leading bee hive starter kits, containing everything you need to start your beekeeping journey. Including a full beekeeper’s suit, leather gloves, smokers & other tools, a beekeeping book, a honey for sale metal sign, and even a £50 voucher to top up your supplies when needed!
All runners up will receive a cedar solitary bee nester!
How are the Winners of #NBSPOTY Chosen?
Individual Category Winners
A winner will be crowned for each of the 8 competition categories, selected by an internal judging panel here at NBS. Each category winner will receive a Cedar Solitary Bee Nester
Anyone can vote for their favourite image without registration. Voters are limited to 1 vote per image, but can vote for as many images as they choose. The public vote is designed to give everyone the recognition their images deserve and encourage positivity amongst our wonderful community.
Overall #NBSPOTY2022 Winner
Our expert panel of judges will also pick one overall winner of #NBSPOTY2022. There is no specific criteria for this decision, other than it simply must take their breath away. Their pick will be crowned as the 2022 champion and the photographer responsible will be awarded this year’s grand prize!
Looking for inspiration? Click here to view last year’s winners!
We are delighted to announce that entry is FREE to all! However, if you’re feeling generous, we’d greatly appreciate any sharing or exposure across your social media platforms. (Don’t forget to use #nbspoty2022)
The competition will close at 23:59pm on 31st August 2022. You will not be able to submit, edit or remove any entries after this time. Winners will be notified in due course, after the judges have made their final decisions.
You are invited to enter as many photos as you like per category and you can enter as many categories as you like. Images may be entered into multiple categories, but please make sure they fit the brief of the relevant category/categories.
There will be a winner from each of the 8 categories and 1 overall winner who will receive this year’s grand prize.
We’re looking for landscape images, or images which can be easily transformed into landscape.
All images submitted are subject to approval from our admins. We aim to audit all images within 2 working days, and you’ll receive an email either confirming approval or disapproval.
The winners of #nbspoty2022 will be notified by email. If no response is received, we will reach out via the preferred phone number provided. Entrants who are uncontactable after 2 weeks will forfeit their winning status and the runner-up will be crowned winner.
Yes. You can manage your submissions through the page you used to upload them. Any edited/resubmitted photos will be subject to the same approval process as when originally uploaded.
We’re open to any file format that falls within our file size guidelines and can be digitally uploaded into the competition. This allows us to view the image in its full glory and enables people to be able to vote for your work. We are looking for landscape images, no larger than 10mb in size. Portrait images will be accepted, but looked upon less favourably than landscape images.
Whilst we’d love you to experience the joy of learning to keep bees, we understand that this isn’t possible for everyone. For those who cannot/would prefer not to receive a starter kit, we will substitute the main prize for £250 in National Bee Supplies vouchers.
No. Images can be taken on any device, including phones, GoPros, tablets, compact cameras and larger cameras such as DSLRs.
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