Get ready to flex your artistic muscle in the Oktoberfest Photo Contest. The photo contest is a display of creative work from our members and a documentation of activities involving BMWs.

General Rules

Photo contest entries, either black & white or color, will be restricted to print. Prints must be mounted; matting is optional. Framed prints are not permitted. Maximum size of entry limited to 11×14 in (including matt). Entries in Original Artwork/Drawings are restricted to submissions that can be displayed on the photo panels and the maximum size restriction applies. Registrant may have one entry in each category. Captions are not allowed. Registrant name and registration number must appear on the back of the entry. Entries that have been awarded trophies in previous Oktoberfests are ineligible to compete again. Additional categories may be created at the option of the Photo Contest Committee. One People’s Choice award will be handed out. Mounting requirements may be waived on the additional categories.


The six typical categories are as follows:

  1. BMWs at Rest
  2. BMWs at the Current Oktoberfest
  3. BMWs and People
  4. BMWs in Competition & Action
  5. Original BMW Artwork/Drawings
  6. Enhanced or manipulated (ie, Photoshop) Photography of BMWs

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