Calendar Contest

Calendar Contest Rules

This is the 22nd year of publication of the Bluefin Bay Calendar and we owe a special thanks to the nearly 100 participants who entered their prize photographs in our contest. By sharing your artistry, you allow Bluefin Bay to showcase our breathtaking lake and beautiful surroundings.

Please join us in congratulating each of the 2017 Bluefin Bay Calendar Contest winners.

The 23rd Annual Bluefin Bay Calendar Contest is underway for the 2018 calendar, and you are invited to enter. Please, review our contest rules and deadlines.

Sincerely,
Dennis Rysdahl — Owner & General Manager

 

2017 Bluefin Bay Calendar Contest Winners

  • January


calendar contestEncased in Ice
Andra Wheatley,
St. Paul, MN

  • February


calendar contestWinter Dogsledding

John Finley,
Bloomington, MN

  • March


calendar contestLake Superior Sunrise

Jonathan Mortenson,
Coon Rapids, MN

  • April


calendar contestSpring Fox

Pam Hellman,
Des Moines, IA

  • May


calendar contestCascade River Gorge

Allen Utzig,
Bloomington, MN

  • June

calendar contestBloomin’ Lupine 
Lori Larson,
Cottage Grove, MN

  • July


calendar contestFireworks Over Bluefin Bay

Anton Davkov,
Shumen, Bulgaria

  • August


calendar contestCanal Park Sunrise

John Kappler,
Shoreview, MN

  • September


calendar contestFall Hiking along the River

John Finley,
Bloomington, MN

  • October


calendar contestGRAND PRIZE – Fall on Fire

Jonathan L. Mortenson,
Coon Rapids, MN

  • November


calendar contestPink Sky at Bluefin

Dan Chan,
Rochester, MN

  • December


calendar contest“Snowy” the Snow Owl

Edee Connor,
Isle, MN

  • Honorable Mentions

Oberg Lookout – Paul Vargo, St. Paul, MN
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Grand Marais Reflection – Mikala Bringgold, Roberts, WI
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Temperance River Bloom– Terry Kochaver, St. Louis Park, MN
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Gitchie Gumme – Thomas Wilkins, Orono, MN
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