BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo & The Advocate Co-Host Annual Photo Contest

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo & The Advocate are co-hosting their annual Zoo Photo Contest again this year. Submissions are being accepted February 1st - March 1st. Participants are encouraged to submit photos at the Zoo in a variety of categories, listed below.

Judges will evaluate entries primarily based on general interest, photographic proficiency and reproductive quality. A panel of jurors, chosen from the professional community, will judge the entries and the winning entries will be displayed at Zippity Zoo Fest on April 2 & 3 at the Zoo & will receive a suite of prizes.


Children, ages 12 & younger
Junior, ages 13-18
Novice Adult, beginners & nonprofessionals
Advanced Adult, considerable experience to professional
Fun Foto, pictures of you, your family and/or friends having fun at the Zoo.
(NOTE: The photo must be identifiable as being taken at Baton Rouge Zoo.)

About BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L'aquarium de Louisiane, and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages.

About The Advocate
The Advocate is the source for local news and advertising, in print and online. From Baton Rouge to New Orleans to Acadiana and areas between, we keep south Louisiana residents informed.