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209 Magazine is looking for your perspective on this amazing region of California that we call home. Send us your best photos taken in the 209 for a chance to have your shot on the cover of the February/March issue of 209 Magazine.

The winner will have his or her photo on the cover of 209 Magazine, be featured in a story and take home $250. The top four photos submitted will also be published inside the February/March issue as “honorable mentions” and each of those photographers will win $50.

The cover photo contest is open only to residents who live in the 209 area code of California and the photos submitted must have been taken in the 209.

How to enter

The promotion begins on Nov. 30, 2018 and ends on Dec. 31, 2018. To enter click the at the bottom of this page and follow the online instructions to submit a digital photo and complete the entry process. 

Important info:

Only one photo per entry. Image size should be at least 9"x12" in portrait format.

Photos submitted in landscape format will be rejected(see image below)

  • File formats accepted: Jpeg or Tiff
  • File resolution: 300 DPI
  • File Size: Not to exceed 10.6MB.

Portrait vs Landscape

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