2023 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition

BigPicture is open to all photographers worldwide.

The competition is organized by the California Academy of Sciences.

Entry fees: $25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $5,000. The first place winners of the seven categories will each receive $1,000.


Environmental Photography Award 2023

The award is open to anyone aged 18 or over.

There are 5 categories: Polar Wonders | Humanity Versus Nature | Ocean Worlds | Into the Forest | Change Makers: Reasons for Hope.

The competition is free to enter.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive 5,000 €.


2023 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

Photographers are invited to submit their nature and wildlife photographs from the bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the New Guinea.

Entry fees: A$38 for the first entry and A$22 for each additional entry.

The overall winner will receive A$10,000. Each of the category winners receives A$1,000.


Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition 2023

The competition is open to all writers worldwide, published and unpublished, who are over 16 years of age.

Short stories may be on any topic.

The entry fee is £10 per story.

• First prize: £3,000
• Second prize: £500
• Third prize: £250


The International Radio Playwriting Competition 2023

The competition is hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council.

Entrants should write a radio play of approximately 53 minutes in length on any subject.

The competition is only open to writers outside of the UK.

There are two prizes. Each prize will consist of £2500 sterling and a trip to London.

The competition is free to enter.


The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2023

The prize is for an unpublished poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11.

The entry fee is €15 per poem.

• 1st prize: 1,000 €
• 2nd prize: 500 €
• 3rd prize: 250 €


FINI 2023 International Image Contest

The competition is open to students and professionals of photography, design, visual arts and documentary films.

The main topic of the contest is "Indigenous Peoples".

Entry is free.

The total value of the prizes is 586,000 Mexican pesos.


International Comic/Manga School Contest 2023

The competition is open to students worldwide.

This year's theme is "Light and Darkness".

Entries will be accepted for the following six categories: Comic / Manga / Bande Dessinée / Webtoon / Storyboard / Illustration.

Entry is free.

The overall winner will receive a cash prize of US$3,300 and the new Wacom Cintiq Pro 16.


2023 Fumetto International Comic Competition

The competition is open to anyone.

This year's theme is 'At Home'. You may submit only one comic (story in picture form, 4 pages maximum).

The competition is free to enter.