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Best of Minnesota Photo Contest


Star Tribune’s Minnesota’s Best Event will be here before we know it, and in the meantime, we want to celebrate more of what makes Minnesota great! Whether or not you’re planning to attend the live event at The Fillmore on October 22nd, we’re bringing the excitement to all of our social media followers in our “Best of MN” Instagram-exclusive photo contest!

If you love the vibrance of the city or prefer the quiet ambiance of life in the country, we want to see your favorite features of Minnesota. From landscapes to architecture, wildlife to nightlife—everything is fair game!


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Follow us on Instagram and use the hashtag #NCEBestOfMN on your photos for your chance to win one of three great NatCam prize packages, including an NCE gift card of up to $50!


Grand Prize – $50 NCE gift card + Photofinishing Prize Pack
Second Prize – $25 NCE gift card + Photofinishing Prize Pack
Third Prize – Photofinishing Prize Pack


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Contest ends Sunday, October 17, 2021, at 11:59 pm.
To have your entry considered, you must follow @nationalcamera on Instagram and use the hashtag #NCEBestOfMN. There is no limit to the number of entries submitted per person. Photos must be taken in 2020 or 2021, and images with watermarks will not be considered. Photofinishing Prize Packs include vouchers for a free 2×2 metal magnet set and 25 free 4×6 prints. Winners will be announced the following week via our social media channels, and we will reach out to each winner via Instagram.


Please read before posting your entry: Submissions will only be accepted via Instagram. Three winners will be selected by representatives of National Camera Exchange. Odds of winning will vary based on the number of eligible entries received. Participants must be residents of Minnesota or Wisconsin and be at least 18 years of age. No cash redemption or substitution of prizes will be permitted.
National Camera Exchange is not responsible for any lost, misdirected or damaged entries, computer errors, glitches, or acts of nature. Due to uncontrollable circumstances and computer errors, this contest may end at any time. If there are not enough submissions, this contest may be cancelled. By entering this contest, you acknowledge that you have a signed consent(s) from every person(s) shown in the photo submission. Your children are the only exception to this rule.
All winners may be displayed on our social media sites, website and/or in-store. By entering your photo, you agree to hold National Camera Exchange harmless against all liability for any injury suffered from contest participation. Furthermore, you give consent to have ANY of the photos submitted for this contest (even if your photo does not place in the finalists) to be used by National Camera Exchange for marketing and advertising materials, including display of winners on National Camera Exchange’s website, social media and/or for future contests, promotions and advertising. There will be no compensation aside from the prizes given to the winning entries. This consent may be cancelled in writing at any time. Entering a submission via Instagram signifies your acceptance of this consent.
*Please note that this contest is not sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.