The judging schedules are now available. See when each category will be judged on the Judging Schedule page.
Judging will be held at the University of Missouri-Columbia from November 8th through 15th. We welcome and encourage visitors to sit in on the judging process.
Still Division winners were announced Thursday, November 12th at the conclusion of judging of the Still Photography Division in 70th College Photographer of the Year competition on the campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Judges viewed 11,500 still photographs, 448 picture stories and 78 portfolios entered by 560 student photographers from 122 colleges and universities in 24 countries.
The 70th College Photographer of the Year is Carolyn Van Houten of the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Van Houten's work was also awarded a Gold in Portrait, Silver Awards in Feature and Domestic Picture Story and Awards of Excellence in Portrait and Sports Feature.
Daniel Owen of Ohio University was named the Runner-up College Photographer of the Year with a Silver award in the Portfolio category. His work was also honored with a Silver in Documentary.
The portfolios of Ray Whitehouse of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michael Santiago of Syracuse University were recognized with Awards of Excellence.
Judges for the Still Division were: Carlos Gonzalez, staff photographer at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Maggie Steber, award winning documentary photographer based in Miami FL and Mary Vignoles, freelance photo editor based in Portland, OR.
Judging of the Multimedia Division will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13 and continues through Sunday, Nov. 15. Winners for that division will be announced Nov. 15 at the conclusion of the judging.