In lieu of a general meeting this month, please join us for our annual holiday dinner. We will be announcing the winners of the astrophotography and sketching contests, so we hope to see NEFAS members and NEFAS entry members there!

Location: Golden Corral Buffet and Grill – 1201 Memorial Park Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32205

Cost is $3 per person plus food.

2023 NEFAS Astrophotography and Sketching Contest!

Who can enter?

Any NEFAS club member in good standing

Beginner Contest:

Phone camera photos taken since January 1, 2023

Sketching Contest:

Sketches created since January 1, 2023

Specialist Contests:

Deep sky photography taken since January 1, 2023

Planetary photography taken since January 1, 2023

When is the submission deadline?

November 25, 2023

Where and how should I submit my entry?

Your astrophotography and sketching submissions should be emailed to

Subject: NEFAS 2023 Holiday Astrophotography contest

Body: Name, entry type

Attach photo of image as 1200 dpi .jpeg, .jpg, or .png