Cindy Petrehn Memorial Photo Contest


There are five Categories for photo submissions:
  • Kids at Balloon Fiesta Photo Entry
  • Dawn Patrol/Balloon Glow Photo Entry
  • Mass Ascension Photo Entry
  • Special Shape Rodeo Photo Entry
  • AfterGlow Fireworks Photo Entry
Official Entry Rules
  • All entries must be submitted on-line
  • All entries are subject to a $5 entry fee
  • All entries must be a JPEG image with a maximum size of 5 megabytes.
  • We are now allowing more than one entry per category per person! You can enter as many photos as you wish.
  • Photographs MUST be taken from October 2nd through 10th, 2021.  Photographs may be of any of the above categories related to the 2021 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
  • Photo submissions will be accepted October 2nd through October 31st.
  • Photographs must be taken and owned by entrant.  Entries become the property of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Inc. and AIBF will have free reproduction rights.
  • Photos must not be excessively processed or enhanced using chemical or digital post- processing techniques or software.
  • Any taxes applicable to the prizes are solely the responsibility of the winners.
  • AIBF employees and their immediate family members are not eligible.
  • Winners will be announced mid-November.
  • Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000
  • First place winners from each category will each receive $500
  • Second place winners from each category will receive a 2021 Balloon Fiesta Jacket
  • Third place winners from each category will receive an Official Event Poster from the 2021 Balloon Fiesta.
One Submission Per Photo

Additional photos will have to be submitted one by one.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Photo Contest has ended.

We are no longer taking submissions.