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Missouri Snapshots
2019 Photo Contest

Enter for a chance to win a $500
Missouri State Parks Getaway
Submit photos at www.ruralmissouri.coop/photocontest.php

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or more than 100 years, Missourians
have enjoyed what is arguably one of the
nation's best state park systems. The parks
have something for everyone. Visitors to
Elephant Rocks State Park can climb the unique
granite boulders. History abounds at Missouri's
35 state historic sites. The popular Katy Trail - a
rails-to-trails project - offers the perfect pace for
those seeking a leisurely afternoon stroll and bike
ride or a multi-day, 240-mile test of stamina.
It's more than just those parks though. More
than 21 million people visited the parks and historic sites - most of which are served by Missouri's
electric cooperatives - in 2018. Undoubtedly, most
of them took a picture or two.
Once again, Rural Missouri is honored to welcome Missouri State Parks back as the sponsor of
the 9th annual Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest.
Our judges are amazed to see the variety of photos
taken during every season of the year.
The park system highlights the natural beauty of
our state and connects its great citizens and guests
to the outdoors. The parks and historic sites preserve the state's diverse cultural resources that are
enjoyed by all. And best of all, the state parks are
free to visit thanks to the citizen-supported onetenth of 1-percent sales tax that ensures future
generations will enjoy Missouri's treasures.
Open to amateur photographers of all ages, this
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ing in the Parks" to showcase all Missouri State
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All photos must be entered online at www.
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nalists will be selected in each category. First-, second- and third-place photos will be published in the
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appear in an online gallery on the magazine's website. First-place winners will receive a Missouri State
Park Getaway Package valued at $500. Second- and
third-place winners will receive Missouri State Park
gift cards valued at $100 and $50, respectively.
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, 2019. Questions about the contest may be
sent to pnewton@ruralmissouri.coop.

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