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Photography Contest, Catch the Spirit of William B. Umstead State Park (submit by June 11; reception August 6)

  • 06/11/2016
  • ? - 11:59 PM
  • William B. Umstead State Park


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The 2016 “Photo Contest - Catch the Spirit of William B. Umstead State Park” Exhibit will feature photography of the PARK, ITS STRUCTURES AND NATURE so get out your cameras, pick out your best shots, and submit an entry to our contest.

There are 3 contest categories for adult photography:

o  Where are Your Footprints?(people doing Park activities, or evidence of people doing Park activities)

o  Stories in Stone(remnants and structures of the Park history)

o  In the Wild(Park flora and fauna)

Youth photography (16 and under) will also have the three categories, but be judged together.

All winning entries, including Honorable Mentions will be exhibited at the William B. Umstead Visitors Center. As many of the winning photos as possible will be featured in a 2016 Park calendar. Contest winners and honorable mention winners will:

  • Receive a complementary calendar;
  • Receive a one-year household membership for The Umstead Coalition; and
  • Have their winning photo posted on The Umstead Coalition website at http://umsteadcoalition.org

Deadline for submissions: 11:59pm, Saturday, June 11, 2016

Winners are encouraged to attend the exhibit reception, which is open to the public. The reception will take place on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 2-4 p.m. in the William B. Umstead State Park Visitor’s Center, 8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617.

After you fill out the registration form, you will be sent an e-mail with instructions on how to submit your digital photo (jpg or tif accepted).

Rules and detailed information:


2016 photo contest Rules and Details.pdf

The Umstead Coalition

We are dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Corridor.