Vinton County — 2011 Official Travel Guide
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Photo Contest
Kathy McCorkle

During your stay, be sure to look for those fantastic photo opportunities all around Vinton County. Preserve the places, faces and interesting happenings that you fi nd during your visit by photographing them and submitting your work to our contest! The Vinton County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau (CVB) has announced the rules and categories for the 2011 Vinton County Proud and Beautiful Photography Contest. The CVB sponsors the annual contest to gain pictures of the county that are suitable for marketing.<br /> <br /> There is no residency requirement for the contest. It is open to any amateur photographer including the folks who are just visiting. The most important rule is that the photo must have been taken in Vinton County after January 1, 2006. There is one division for adults and kids. Prizes will be awarded to the overall contest winners.<br /> <br /> This year’s contest categories are as follows: <br /> <br /> People In Action - Capture people in their element-- artisans at work, folks having fun at local events and people enjoying all that Vinton County offers. Photos containing the distinguishable faces of people must be accompanied by a photo release signed by each person. Landscapes, Streetscapes and Landmarks of Vinton County-What makes Vinton County unique? What makes this place beautiful? Capture the scenery and Vinton County’s unique sites at their best!<br /> <br /> Open - Do you have a great photo that doesn’t fi t the above categories? Submit it here!<br /> <br /> Winning entries may be used in future marketing projects including print advertising, on and in future editions of this guide! In fact, the photos on this page are 2010 contest winners. Contact the CVB at 1-800-596-4459 or at to receive full contest rules. You may also stop by the Vistors’ Center at 104 W. Main St. in McArthur to learn more and to see some past winning entries on display.