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2019 Photography Contest, Catch the Spirit of William B. Umstead State Park (submit by May 26; reception July 13)

  • 01/27/2019
  • 05/26/2019
  • 11:59 PM
  • William B. Umstead State Park


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The 2019 “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.

NOTE:  Your photo can be taken ANYTIME.  So either take new photos, OR look through your treasure trove of past photos. 

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 the Park's annual 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, May 26

Winners are encouraged to attend the exhibit reception, which is open to the public. The reception will take place on Saturday, July 13 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:


2019 photo and illustration contests flyer.pdf

The Umstead Coalition

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