2024 Shanty Days Photo Contest!

We hope you are out there taking some great photos for the 2024 contest!

shanty days in algoma photo contest

Entries are now being accepted for the 2024 Shanty Days Photo Contest!


  1. Photos by amateur photographers only
  2. Prints must be 8 x 10 or larger, matted or framed
  3. Photos must have been taken within the past 3 years within Kewaunee County
  4. Entries are limited to one (1) per person in each division
  5. Securely framed photo entries (with this entry form attached to the back) should be dropped off at the Chamber building or mailed to Algoma Chamber, 1226 Lake Street, Algoma WI 54201
  6. Entries will be accepted until 4:00 PM August 2, 2024. 
  7. By officially entering the contest, you agree that the Algoma Chamber of Commerce has permission and the right to use the entry for publishing purposes, i.e. newspaper, Friendly Algoma Guidebook, website, and other social media marketing.
  8. Upon completion of judging, entries will be displayed downtown before Shanty Days
  9. Entries may be retrieved from the Chamber after August 19, 2024.


  • Lighthouse/Lake
  • Black and White
  • Crescent Beach and Boardwalk (Sponsored by Friends of Crescent Beach, Grand Prize only)
  • Nature
  • Portrait
  • Pet
  • Scenic
  • Junior Photographer/Youth ages 5 – 14)



Grand Prize – $15

1st Place – $15

2nd Place – $10

3rd Place – $5


2023 Category/Winners
The Shanty Days Photo Contest is sponsored by the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce unless otherwise stated.  All of the contest entries are on display in the window of 318 Steele St. in Algoma, WI.

A message from Judy Piesler, Shanty Days Photo Contest Committee Chairperson:
“Thank you to everyone for entering the Shanty Days Photo Contest.

Congratulations to all the award winners. Judging is difficult due to the great photos that are submitted each year.

1st-Heidi Johnsen
2nd-Joe Raynier
3rd-Trish Schmidt
1st.-Trish Schmidt
2nd-Tonya Fenendael
3rd-Lisa Marshall
1st-Tonya Fenendael
2nd-Lisa Marshall
3rd-Sue Moreaux
1st-Trish Schmidt
2nd-Marina Sconzert
Black and White
1st-Tonya Fenendael
2nd-Marina Sconzert
3rd-Lisa Marshall
Crescent Beach Sponsored by Friends of Crescent Beach
1st-Amy Palazzo
Youth: Sponsored by Judy Piesler
1st-James Yedica
2nd-Pierce Schmidt
3rd-Veronica Naze
1st-Sue Moreaux
2nd-Tonya Fenendael
3rd-Grace Matzke
Best of Show
Amy Palazzo

2024 Photo Contest Sponsors

Friends of Crescent Beach

Judy Peisler

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