The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival will host a costume contest for patrons who have come in period garb. Three daily winners will be selected each festival day and all daily winners will be invited back to the last day of the festival, Sunday, May 31st. The Grand Prize winner will be selected from the previous Daily winners. The judging will be held in the Great Hall inside The Castle each event day at 2pm. There will be one winner each in 3 categories: adults, children, and fantasy.

Daily Winners shall receive: Two tickets to return for the Finals on May 31st, and one festival T-shirt OR one Castle Mug (our choice).

The Grand Prize Winner shall receive: Two season passes for the 2016 Oklahoma Renaissance Festival and two tickets for the 2016 Masqued Ball.


child winner - Annleigh Kelton

Child Winner

adult historical - Amber Courtney

Adult Historical Winner

adult fantasy - Bonnie Patrone

Adult Fantasy Winner


All loyal photographers, take heed! Their Royal Majesties request that you use your magic box to capture the excitement and festivities of the day. A competition has been arranged to reward the best photographs of your day at the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival. Your command is to capture an image that conveys the essence of the festival. Follow the instructions below and you could be our winner!


  • All photos must be taken at the 20th Annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival.
  • No photographs smaller than 3.5″ X 5″ nor larger than 8″ X 10″ will be accepted.
  • Photos may be in black and white or color.
  • All submissions must be individually marked with your name, date, address, and phone number clearly printed or typed on a label affixed to the back of each photo.
  • Copyrighted photos are not eligible.
  • You may enter up to ten photographs.
  • All entries must be received, postage prepaid, no later than July 1, 2015.
  • Winners will be notified by mail before August 15, 2015.


All entries will become the property of the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival, and may be used in any and all publications or exhibitions of the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival’s choosing. No additional remuneration will be given to the photographer. Photographs will not be returned.


1st prize $100 cash

2nd prize $50 cash

3rd prize $25 cash

The winners, plus three Honorable Mentions, will receive four complimentary tickets to the 2016 Oklahoma Renaissance Festival.

Send entries to:

Photo Contest
The Castle of Muskogee
3400 Fern Mountain Road
Muskogee, OK 74401

Thomas Clark 1st

1st Place Winner, 2015
Thomas Clark

Codi Cole 2nd

2nd Place Winner, 2015
Codi Cole

Michelle Horine 3rd

3rd Place Winner, 2015
Michelle Horine

Anne Dresel 1st Hon Men

1st Honorable Mention, 2015
Anne Dresel

A. Versaw 2nd Hon Men

2nd Honorable Mention, 2015
A. Versaw

Kim Rodtke 3rd Hon Men

3rd Honorable Mention, 2015
Kim Rodtke