May 2nd – open until 2pm
May 4th – open until 4pm

Photo Contest

Take Your Best Shot
Photo Contest at Vehicle Vault

Annual Car Photography Contest

Calling all photographers, both hobbyist and professional! Pull out your cameras, select the best lens, and get ready for our annual photo contest.

Our cars are feeling photogenic.
After registration, you’ll receive a voucher for one free admission into the automotive museum. Photographers can submit up to three images, which will be grouped into a social media bracket voting system. Winners move on to in-person voting on our Gallery Floor, then the contest winner is announced at Espresso & Exhaust.
Register & Shoot
June 12-July 5
Social Voting
July 8-July 22
In-Person Voting
July 24-August 7


Front grills of cars at Vehicle Vault Automotive Museum
1960 Coupe Cadillac De Ville at Vehicle Vault
1962 Chevrolet Corvette at Vehicle Vault

Lights, Camera, Register

Register, Shoot, and Submit by July 5.
If you have any questions, then please reach out.
Registration opens on June 12th


I hereby register for the Vehicle Vault Photography Contest. I understand and accept the guidelines as follows:

  • One complimentary admission to Vehicle Vault will be provided upon the completion and return of this waiver, in order for the registered photographer to capture images.
  • A single tripod will be permitted, however it is expected to be attended and away from the cars so as to not cause accidental damage at all times.
  • No external or separate lighting equipment is allowed, however on-board camera flashes are acceptable.
  • The vehicles, stanchions, and any additional Vehicle Vault property may not be touched, moved, or altered in any way.
  • No models or extraneous decorations are permitted.
  • Registered photographers will submit up to three (3) images in JPEG format to our Submit Your Images web form by July 5.
  • The first round of voting and image selection will be completed by the Vehicle Vault team.
  • The second round of voting will be completed via social media from July 8 - July 22.
  • The finalists’ images will then be displayed at Vehicle Vault, amongst the cars, from July 24 - August 7. Visitors will be welcomed and encouraged to vote for their favorite image.
  • The winner will be announced at Espresso & Exhaust on August 10th.
  • Vehicle Vault reserves the right to use any submitted images in future marketing efforts, including but not limited to: exhibits, social media, print marketing, etc. Vehicle Vault will attempt to credit the photographer when possible and appropriate but makes no guarantees.
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