Aroostook County Tourism sponsoring summer photo contest

Posted June 20, 2011, at 4:33 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Aroostook County summer photo contest begins June 21 and ends Aug. 19. The contest’s five categories include Aroostook County scenic views, wildlife, outdoor recreation, festivals and events and cities and towns. The photos must represent Aroostook in the summer.

Winning photos will be displayed on the Aroostook County Tourism website and may be used for marketing projects if permitted. Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Photos may be submitted as prints or in digital format. There will be one overall winner with additional winners in each category.

The prize for the summer contest is a gift basket filled with various items made in Aroostook and a jacket with the Crown of Maine logo. The total value of the prize is $150. There are also prizes for the winning photo of each category. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Must be 18 years or older.

All forms and contest rules are available online at www.visitaroostook.com. For more information, contact Leslie Jackson, regional tourism developer, at 888-216-2463 or ljackson@nmdc.org.

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