Calling All

The National Corn Growers Association invites amateur and professional photographers alike to help tell the story of farming field corn in America through the Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. Through this contest, NCGA seeks high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest and the families that grow it.

Grand Prize


Two winners will be selected, one from the seven categories and the most popular.

Most Votes


The photo that receives the most votes across all 8 categories wins $500!

1st Place


A first-place winner will be selected for each category.

2nd Place


A second-place winner will be selected for each category.

3rd Place


A third-place winner will be selected for each category.

  1. Contest is open to legal residents of the United States, including NCGA employees, members and state association members and state checkoff association employees and the families of any of the above. All photos must relate to the contest categories in some way.
  2. Photos will be ranked by the public online at All photos in each category will be judged by NCGA staff focused on journalism, marketing, advertising and agriculture with no discrimination towards sex, race, gender or age. The panel's decisions are final.
  3. A category may be eliminated if fewer than 6 entrants participate in that category. If the decision is made to cancel a category, any photos within that category will be reassigned to a different category
  4. All entries and their copyrights will become the property of NCGA and none will be acknowledged or returned. Photos will not be returned and will be used to build a photo library for use by NCGA, its state affiliates and any other permittee of NCGA. Such photos may be used to illustrate newspapers, newsletters, magazines, brochures, other publications and social media. Such photos may also be used in connection with advertising, promotions and displays, may be displayed on the internet or may be used for any other purpose as NCGA, its state affiliates, or any other permittee of NCGA sees fit.
  5. Only high-quality digital images are eligible for entry. Digital photographs must be captured in high-resolution jpeg format, min. 3000 pixels wide. RGB. Digital images must be submitted through Emailed images or sent through social media will not be accepted.
Terms & Conditions

By entering a photo, you agree to the Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest Rules.

NCGA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any photographs. No inappropriate, indecent or obscene photographs may be submitted to NCGA for entry into the Contest or submitted for display on the Fields-of-Corn Website. All photos entered become property of NCGA.
Contest Period:
Opens April 22, 2024
Entries must be received by November 15, 2024
Winners will be notified in December 2024.
National Corn Growers Association
632 Cepi Dr., Chesterfield, MO 63005

Telephone: (636) 733-9004

Winning photographs will be available at