Photo Contest

If you've got an eye for capturing great moments in a photo this contest is for you. Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 Ontario Sheep photo contest.

We're looking for photographs of your flocks, activities around your sheep farm and you, Ontario's sheep farmers. This contest is open to everyone. You do not have to be a member of Ontario Sheep Farmers to be eligible to enter. 

Winners of the contest will be announced in early November, after the Ontario Sheep Convention.


  • Flock shots - a minimum of 20 sheep must be in the photo
  • Around the sheep farm - farm landscapes, outside/inside your barn or pasture, shearing day and more
  • Sheep farmers - farmers at work, farm family life
  • All about wool - working with Ontario wool
  • Fan favourite - voted on by attendees at the 2018 Ontario Sheep Convention

**All photos submitted must be at least 200 dpi and a minimum of 1MB in file size.**


A $100 cash prize will be awarded to the top photos in each of the categories. An overall grand prize award of $250 is also available. All photo entries will be eligible to win the fan favourite cash prize of $100. Entries will be voted on by attendees of the Ontario Sheep Convention this fall.

To submit your photo

Send an email to with "2018 Photo Contest" in the subject line. The deadline for submitting photos is October 12, 2018.

Include the following information with your submission:

  • The title of the photo (optional)
  • Mailing address, phone number, and email address
  • Name of the photographer if different than the person submitting the photo
  • Category you are submitting the photo for

For full contest rules click here.

2017 Photo Contest winners

Fan Favourite - submitted by Topsy Farms Photographer: Don Tubb
A group of young lambs standing in a barn.
Faces of sheep farming - "The Littlest Shepherd" submitted by Natalie Stam
A little girl petting a sheep in a barn.
Farm scenes - submitted by Jennifer Betzner
Three lambs standing beside a hay feeder in a barn.
Flock shots - "Do you have grain?" submitted by Hannah Porteous
A flock of sheep standing in a field with a stormy sky.