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Announcing the 2018 Calendar Contest Winners!

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s 2018 calendar contest was a success! Thanks to everyone who entered and the thousands who cast votes.

In August, 515 photographers submitted 2,765 photographs highlighting Tennessee’s diverse wildlife and habitats.

Judges reviewed each photograph for originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit, and selected the cover image, monthly feature photographs and honorable mention images for the calendar.

An additional 93 photographs were selected to compete for the People’s Choice Award—they were featured on the Federation’s social media and website. 16,208 votes were cast, and the people have spoken!

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is excited to announce our People’s Choice Award winner:

Bald Eagle Flies With Fish Over River by Priscilla Morris of Nashville.

The image was taken at Cross Creek Park and received 2,368 votes. Ms. Morris will receive a $100 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, Federation apparel and a 2018 calendar.


2nd Place: Jon Phillips’ Cubbie Cuteness Overload x 3


3rd Place: Sumer Newport’s Haha Bet You Can’t Catch Me


You have the opportunity to view Tennessee wildlife every day in 2018. Those who support Tennessee Wildlife Federation between today and the end of the year with a gift of $50 or more will receive a calendar as a token of our gratitude. Calendars will begin mailing in late November.


Congratulations to all our photo contest winners!

Calendar Cover Photo Winner

Roger Trentham, Screech Owl.

Mr. Trentham will receive a $200 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, Federation apparel, and 2018 calendar.


Monthly Feature Winners

Denise Hilley, Frosty Coyote

Tristan Mills, Central Longear Sunfish

Charlie Curry, Female Mallard in Flight

Ron Jackson, Sitting Pretty!

Cynthia Wilson, Fall is in the Air

Courtney Meeks, Grumpy Toad

Michael Threkeld, Buckeye

Cal Calloway, Mama Raccoon and Her Babies

Faye Armour, Poison Ivy!! What Poison Ivy…

David Sloas, Last Light

Sheila Trock, White Tailed Buck Sunrise

Michelle Pryde, Winter Titmouse

All monthly feature winners will receive Federation apparel and a 2018 calendar.


Honorable Mention Winners

Edward Adair

Fred Bowman

Jahnae Brown

Michael Casey

Alan Cathey

Kalley Cook

Drew Crain

Tony Garner

James G. Henry

Eddie Johnson

Dean Klim

Kevin Lawlor

Michael Lindsay

Ronald Manley

Jon Phillips

Alyssa Ritter

Patty Stockton

All honorable mention winners will receive a 2018 calendar.

3 replies
  1. Judy says:

    I still think the eagle that war soaring toward the photographer and came so close was the best . You should have made them all public. I think it wasn’t fair . Hard to find to vote on.

  2. Harvey Howell says:

    Congratulations to all the selected photographers. All the photo’s I viewed were exceptional. Kudos also to the TWF staff who put together a process that brought out the best work from Tennessee’s, “favorite sons and daughters”. Keep up the great work!


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