Laurel Highlands Annual Photo Contest

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Laurel Highlands Annual Photo Contest

The Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania, is organizing a photo contest. All individuals above 18 years of age are eligible to participate. To take part, upload a photograph taken in the Go Laurel Highlands. You can join under three different categories, i.e. (a) People (Portraits and Experiences), (b)Plants & Animals (Nature) (c) Places (Attractions & Landscapes). Only photos taken in Laurel Highlands are eligible. Submissions should be in full-color, high-quality and digital format. Black & White photographs will be invalid. No limits on submission per person. The last date to submit your piece is July 31, 2021.

Three winners in each category will be announced. The 1st position holders will get a monetary sum of $500, the 2nd position holder receives $200, and the 3rd position will call $100. Also, the photos will get featured on the Go Laurel Highlands Destination Guide, social media, and in special exhibits throughout the Laurel Highlands. This contest is an opportunity to show your photography skills and win for your imagination. If you have the creativity and talent, you should use them to your advantage. All the best!

Laurel Highlands is a magnificent mountainous region expanded on 3000 square miles of Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties in Southern Pennsylvania. Located at the east of Pittsburgh, the destination offers spectacular natural scenery, outstanding outdoor recreation venues, historic sites and attractions, family activities, and world-class resorts. From rolling hills, the deepest river gorge, the highest peak in Pennsylvania, and many other remarkable landmarks, the Laurel Highlands is the ideal place to get away.

Brief Description

Refer to the table below for further details:

OrganizationGo Laurel Highlands
Educational LevelAll
Access modeOnline
Number of Awards9
Application DeadlineJuly 31, 2021
Application feesN/A
RequirementsA photograph

Who May Be Eligible

All individuals above 18 years of age are eligible to participate in the Go Laurel Highlands Photo Contest. No entry limit per person.

How to apply

For applying, the candidates need to submit a photograph while satisfying the following conditions:

  1. Fill the application form online.
  2. Enter the photos clicked in the Laurel Highlands.
  3. Use of Watermarks on photos is prohibited.
  4. Only full-color, high-quality photos are allowed.
  5. You can submit the photographs under three categories:
  6. People (portraits and experiences)
  7. Plants and Animals (nature)
  8. Places (attractions and landscapes)


There will be three winners under each category and will get a monetary reward of:

  1. 1st position: $500
  2. 2nd position: $200
  3. 3rd position: $100

Also, the winning photographs will be featured in the Laurel Highlands Destination Guide, on, on social media, and in special exhibits throughout the Laurel Highlands.

Application Deadline

The last date to submit your photographs is July 31, 2021. No entries received after the due date will be valid.

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