The 2023 “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.
The submission deadline is July 9, 2023
Entries are limited to one per category.
1. Where are Your Footprints?
People doing Park activities, or evidence of people doing Park activities
2. Stories in Stone
Remnants and structures of the Park history
3. In the Wild
Park flora and fauna
Youth are 16 years old and under. Youth will have the same categories as adults, but will be judged together rather than by category.
First, Second and Honorable Mention winners will receive the following:
Winners are encouraged to attend the exhibit reception, which is open to the public. The reception will take place on Saturday, August 26, 2023, 2-4pm.
Registration is available now. The deadline for submissions is July 9, 2023, 11:59pm. Be prepared to upload your photo with your registration (20MB file size limit). One photo per registration, you can submit only one photo entry for each of the 3 categories.
Photos must be taken in Umstead State Park to be eligible. Your photo can be taken at anytime, so you can take new photos or look through your treasure trove of past photos. See the contest rules and waiver here.
Download a PDF flyer of the event here.
The Umstead Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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