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2017 Photo Contest
Enter for a chance to win a $500
Missouri State Parks Getaway
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or 100 years, Missourians have enjoyed
what is arguably one of the nation's best
state park systems. Last year, a record 21.2 1. Capture the Beauty - Missouri's state parks are
million people visited state parks and his- blessed with an abundance of natural beauty: rolltoric sites scattered across the Show-Me State.
Ask us about rugged
our new mountains and scenic rivers.
Reasons to visit state parks are many: They high- Entries
Options scenes worthy of a postcard.
light Missouri's natural beauty and allow people to
outdoors. They preserve the state's diverse cul- 2. Discover the Past - From covered bridges and
resources. And they are free to visit thanks mills to the homes of famous Missourians, history
to citizen support through a recently renewed one- is everywhere in Missouri's state park system. Cre42'x72'x16'
of 1 percent sales tax that ensures future gen- atively photograph it, and you could be a winner.
will continue to enjoy these treasures.
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see how our readers and others chronicle vacations
and day trips to Missouri's state parks and historic 4. Dusk to Dawn - The family fun doesn't stop when
sites, most of which are served by electric B.W.
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show us your favorite family activities.
We hope you'll use this contest to explore
parks and take advantage of their Centennial Pass- 5. Where are You? (Selﬁe) - Everyone loves a selﬁe.
port program. If you can complete the beneﬁt-rich Whether you use your selﬁe stick or just grab a shot
task of visiting the 88 state parks and historic sites of you and your family on a hike, the judges will be
by Oct. 31, you'll be entered to win one of ﬁve Mis- looking for fun and creative pictures.
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the ﬁrst 1,000 people to ﬁll up their printed pass- 6. 100 Years: Recreating the Past - Missouri's state
about food under
port will receive a special Centennial backpack.
parks have been a destination for a century. In this
Open to amateur photographers
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All photos must be entered online at www.
ruralmissouri.coop/photocontest.php. A total of 10
semiﬁnalists will be selected in each category. The
ﬁrst-, second- and third-place photographs will be
published in the January 2018 issue of Rural Missouri. The remaining semiﬁnalists will appear in an
online gallery inside the magazine's digital edition.
Photographs must be taken at a Missouri state
park or historic site. Entries will be judged on sharpness, composition, lighting, creativity and adherence to the category's theme. Deadline to enter is
Oct. 31, 2017. Questions about the contest may be
sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Photographs must have been taken at one of
Missouri's state parks or historic sites. For a complete list of parks, visit www.mostateparks.com.
2. Photographs must depict activities that conform
to Missouri State Parks rules and regulations.
3. The contest is for amateurs only. If you earn
any income with your photography, please refrain
from entering. Up to ﬁve photos per category can be
entered, but no more than 15 photos total. Do not
enter the same photo in more than one category.
4. All photographs must be entered online at:
5. Entries must include information in all data
ﬁelds. Omitting any may result in disqualiﬁcation.
6. Photos that have been digitally altered beyond
basic editing and toning will not be accepted.
7. Photographers may win no more than one ﬁrstplace prize. Winning images from previous year's
Missouri Snapshots photo contests are ineligible.
8. Employees of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri's electric cooperatives and
their immediate families are ineligible to win.
9. By entering the contest, photographers give Rural
Missouri and Missouri State Parks permission to
publish the images.
10. The deadline to enter is Oct. 31, 2017.
1st Place - First-place photographers will each win
their choice from a selection of Missouri State Park
Getaway Packages. Valued at $500, each package
may include amenities such as lodging, meals,
equipment rentals or park store merchandise.
2nd Place - Second-place photographers will each
win a $100 Missouri State Parks gift card.
3rd Place - Third-place photographers will each win
a $50 Missouri State Parks gift card.
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