2023/24 Niseko Shootout is now Open!

The Niseko Shootout photography contest is now open for entries for the 2023/2024 winter season!

To enter simply upload your best Niseko images to Instagram with the hashtag #nisekoshootout, taken in the Niseko area and between Dec 1, 2023- March 1st, 2024, and you’ll be in the running for the Niseko Shootout Crown.

Photos are judged across three categories:

  • Ski
  • Snowboard
  • Open

Make sure to follow Niseko Shootout on Instagram to see the best entries so far!

Check out the incredible prizes for this year:

Category First Place Second Place Third Place
Ski Niseko United Season Pass Iwanai Cat Tour Yama Plus Prize Pack
Snowboard Gentem Snowboard Hokkaido Ski Club Rhythm Japan + Oyuki  prize pack
Open 2 Night-stay at Niseko Village property Alpenglow Lodges Stay Shabu Shabu Mori voucher

*Please make sure you don’t tag @nisekoshootout – rather be sure to use the hashtag #nisekoshootout so the judges can see your picture.

  • All images using #nisekoshootout taken and posted between Dec 1st, 2023 – March 1st, 2024 in the Shiribeshi Iburi region are eligible.
  • Three winners will be selected from all entries by a panel of judges.
  • Judges will be asked to assess images based on the following criteria: Visual Impact, Creativity, Composition, Point of Interest, Lighting, & Originality.
  • The winner is the photographer. The poster and/or subject may be credited if different from the photographer, but the winner is the photographer.

Thanks to our Event Sponsors

Thanks to all of our event sponsors for making this contest possible!

Other Competitions

If you are in town in January, don’t forget to sign up for Niseko Shootout ProAM. Check out the excitement from 2022 press release.

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Niseko Short Film Wrap Up 2022/23

Stay tuned for details on the short film festival for 2023/24 winter season coming soon!