IMPAC5 Ocean Fest Photo Contest

ID: Yellow text reads Ocean Fest Photo Contest over green kelp. Sample entries include baby seal, family selfie on the beach, kayaker on the coast, reef diver

#IMPAC5OceanFest Photo Contest

IMPAC5, the 5th International Marine Protected Congress, is coming to Vancouver, BC in February. Scientists, knowledge holders, decision makers and community leaders from around the world will be discussing how to create a healthier ocean. And we want you to join in the ocean conservation enthusiasm by submitting your ocean photos into a contest.

How to Enter

  1. Post your ocean photo from the last 12 months on Instagram. Photos must be public so we can see them!
  2. In your caption, tell us why you love the ocean or why ocean conservation matters to you
  3. Tag and follow @CPAWSBC, @IMPAC5 and use the hashtag #IMPAC5OceanFest on

Make sure that your profile is public so that we can see it. Posts must be put in a feed, unfortunately Instagram stories will not be eligible to win.


Over $100 in prizes, including a stunning photography print of rockfish and glass sponge reef by Jeff Wilson.

Contest closes on Friday, February 10, 2023. Find the full contest rules here.