Photomicrography Competition

Nikon Small World Contest Prizes

Top 20 prize winners are selected and ranked by Small World Judges.

The 2024 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition is now open for entries.

1st PrizeUSD $5,000
2nd PrizeUSD $3,000
3rd PrizeUSD $1,500
4th PrizeUSD $800
5th PrizeUSD $600
6th PrizeUSD $400
7th–10th PrizesUSD $300
11th–20th PrizesUSD $200
Honorable MentionsUSD $100 each. The number of Honorable Mention Prizes will be determined by the Judges in their sole discretion.
Images of DistinctionOne Nikon-branded promotional item, having a retail value of approximately USD $35.00.
The number of Images of Distinction Prizes will be determined by the Judges in their sole discretion.
Nikon may in its sole discretion, provide the winner with a Gift Card in the amount of Thirty-Five USD $35.00 Dollars, in substitution of the promotional item.

All Prizes (except for the Premium Item if not substituted by Nikon) will be awarded in the form of a Visa gift card preloaded in the amount of the Prize in U.S. Dollars (the “Gift Card”). Visa is not a sponsor of or otherwise associated with this Competition. The Gift Card is subject to Visa’s applicable terms and conditions, which may include an expiration date for use.

Winners are solely responsible for any and/or all taxes and fees of any kind associated with the receipt and/or use of any and all Prizes. Each Prize shall be awarded in full to the winner who is the registered Entrant. Prizes will not be awarded, split or apportioned between or among multiple individuals.

All Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated Prize should become unavailable for any reason. All Prizes are provided “as-is” without any warranties or guarantees whatsoever of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

There is a limit of one (1) Prize per Image submitted to the Competition. Any Entrant who has won the First Prize in any of the three (3) Nikon Small World Competitions immediately

For more information, see the Contest Rules.