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Jul 07

Annual “ZOOM IN on Newport News” Photo Contest is Back

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 8:21 AM by Communications Department

Submit a photo by Oct. 31st for a chance to win a $500 cash grand prize

The annual “ZOOM IN on Newport News” photo contest, sponsored by the Newport News Tourism Development Office, has returned for its eighth year and is open to both professional and non-professional photographers ages 18 and older. Entries will be accepted now through October 31st.
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This year’s theme is “The Picturesque Parks of Newport News” in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Newport News Park. Participants may submit up to five photographs, digital or film, in either the professional or the non-professional category showcasing the 30 plus parks found throughout the city. Photographs with people are encouraged.

The winning entry in both categories receives a $500 cash grand prize. In addition, two honorable mentions will be named and gifted a VIP Passport to Newport News attractions for four people, valued at nearly $250. Winning photographs may be featured in upcoming Newport News Tourism publications and on the City’s tourism website.

Visit the Newport News Tourism website for full contest details – including complete rules, entry form, online image submission requirements, and suggestions to help you get started.

Contest rules are also available at the Newport News Visitor Center, 13560 Jefferson Ave., at the entrance to Newport News Park. Call 757-886-7777 or 888-493-7386 for additional information.