Beach photo contest


Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is honoring the 100th anniversary of public beach access in Oregon with a photo contest. “Celebrate the Shore” is a photo competition for amateur photographers age 18 and older. Entries should include people recreating on the Oregon coast. The winning photograph, as voted on by the public, will receive two nights’ stay in an Oregon State Park yurt.

Those interested in entering the contest can visit celebratetheshore.org.

Entries can be uploaded through July 31; judging will begin Aug. 1. A winner will be announced by Aug. 20. The winning photograph as well as two runners-up will be displayed at the 2013 Oregon State Fair.

— From staff reports