MST photography contest deadline nears

Pout photocontestublic submissions are being accepted for a statewide outdoor photography contest.


The Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail is hosting a contest for photographs from the Mountains to Sea Trail. The deadline for submissions is midnight Thursday, Oct. 31.

The trail stretches nearly 1,000 miles from the Smoky Mountains, through the Piedmont and to the Outer Banks. Photographs submitted must be related to the trail and will be judged in three categories: The View from the Trail; People on the Trail; and Youth Photographer, which is 17 and younger. As a reward, the group is offering cash prizes, gift cards for outdoor gear and giving participants the chance to have their photographs published. 

To enter the contest, contestants should visit the website, read the entry rules and then submit their photographs.

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