Many of us in Vermont and throughout New England are lucky enough to simply head out our backdoor's for a winter adventure. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many have been rediscovering the natural gifts in our neighborhood and woods. With the spirit of backyard adventures in mind, MRVBC is asking you to share your backyard adventures with other backyard wanderers.
Any photo taken by you during a winter recreational outing (skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing) that you embarked upon from your backdoor (or front), leaving the car in the driveway. Photos don't need to be taken in the Mad River Valley, but must be a "backyard" in New England. MRVBC membership is not required to enter. MRVBC Board members and Advisory Committee Members (including their immediate family) do not qualify for this contest.
1st Prize $100 Gift Certificate to Onion River Outdoors
2nd Prize $50 Gift Certificate to Clearwater Sports
3rd Prize $25 Gift Certificate to Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Honorable mentions (3) – MRVBC hat
The MRVBC Board of Directors will select the top ten (10) photos and a blind jury will choose the winners and honorable mentions.
Step 1: Make sure your photos qualify (see criteria above) and are in the right format.
Photos must be in JPEG, PNG, or TIFF format
Submit up to three (3) photos
Step 2: Submit photo(s) using this electronic form (you must be logged into a Google account to use this form to upload photos). Having trouble? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll make other arrangements as needed.
All submissions must be received by 5:00PM EST, February 28 , 2021
Note: By entering the contest you are giving the Mad River Valley Backcountry Coalition (MRVBC) and Catamount Trail Association (CTA) permission to use the photos for publicity and promotion. Use of photos will be credited and you retain all other rights to your photos.