For more than 50 years, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has championed ethical wildlife photography while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, narrative excellence and technical skill.
The WPY 2020 competition is now closed for entries. Thank you to all who have taken part this year.
We'll be in touch in January if you've made it to the second round, and in March with the results.
Original and high-resolution files will be requested from 22 January until 7 February 2020 at 11.30am GMT.
Winners will be contacted by 23 March 2020.