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Registration Information (March 1 - May 15)

Step One:  Teachers must REGISTER ONLINE first and will be provided with a payment confirmation/order number that the students from their class (teachers cannot share this confirmation/order number with other teachers at their school) will use to complete the registration process.  There is a $5 charge per photo for non-members and AAPT members can submit photos free of charge.  There is a limit of 15 entries per school each year.
Step Two:  Students will use the payment confirmation/order number provided by their teacher to go online and register and upload their photo.
Step Three:  Students must mail their photo, registration form and signed entry agreement to the address listed below.

Students, if you have already registered and need to print a copy of your registration, please click HERE.

If you have any questions regarding your registration, please contact photocontest@aapt.org.

Teacher/School Registration: REGISTER ONLINE NOW!

General Information

  • Addresses are used for sending prizes. Email addresses and phone numbers are used for notification of entry receipt and clarification of any problems. The information will NOT be sold, distributed, or otherwise used for marketing purposes.
  • Entrant grants AAPT all rights to the photos by signing the Submission Checklist and Entry Agreement. Submissions will not be returned.
  • Any submission which does not meet the criteria listed in the rules will not be considered.

Student Contest Rules

Checklist and Entry Agreement



For any questions regarding the contest or registration, please contact the AAPT High School Physics Photo Contest at photocontest@aapt.org, or 301-209-3340.