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28 April 2016

Share the Experience Photo Contest

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now a participating agency in the Share the Experience Photo Contest! The contest provides an opportunity for amateur photographers to share their experiences by submitting inspiring photos of the nations federal recreation lands, national parks, forests, waterways and historical and cultural sites. Photographs must be taken between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 and contest entries are accepted from April 28, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Winners will be announced Spring 2016.

About Share the Experience

  • Contest site and official rules: www.SharetheExperience.org
  • 16th annual contest, started by the National Park Foundation in conjunction with the Federal Recreation Lands Pass Program
  • Winning image is featured on the America the Beautiful  The National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass
  • More than 15,000 photo entries in 2015 with more than 650,000 photo views
  • Provides an opportunity for amateur photographers to share their experiences by submitting inspiring photos of the nations federal recreation lands, national parks, forests, waterways and historical and cultural sites
  • Encourages people to get outdoors and enjoy their public lands
  • Contest Guidelines - http://www.SharetheExperience/guideline s
  • Weekly winners will be posted at www.SharetheExperience.org

Photo Categories

  • Adventure & Outdoor Recreation
    Share photos of your favorite activities and adventures on federal lands across America's Great Outdoors  camping, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, kayaking, skiing, climbing, riding, etc.
  • Historical & Cultural
    Inspire with images depicting historical locations and cultural events  from national historical sites and monuments to cultural celebrations on federal lands
  • Scenic, Seasons & Landscapes
    Capture scenic vistas and sweeping landscapes - fall foliage, forests, winter wonderlands, flowers, mountains, deserts, canyons, lakes, beaches, rivers and more.
  • Every Kid In A Park
    In conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Outside! initiative, Every Kid in a Park encourages kids and families to be active and explore America's Great Outdoors. Launched in 2015, the initiative strives to connect kids with natural resources and create the next generation of visitors, advocates, and supporters of our public lands.
  • Wildlife
    Take a walk on the wild side with photos of wildlife on federal lands  mammals, birds, insects and reptiles. Keep your distance and stay safe!
  • Night Skies
    Capture the magic of a night out under the stars. Slow the shutter speed down and see what develops!

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