Discovery Coast icons photography competition now open

PHOTOGRAPHERS now have the chance to win a double pass to the 2014 Agnes Blues and Roots Festival by entering The Discovery Coast Icons competition.

Agnes Water Rural Transaction Centre (RTC) staff will mark two years at its Springs Road location on December 1, and is celebrating by conducting the public photographic competition.

The competition will feature submitted images of the Discovery Coast area with three categories to be contested - person, place and thing.

The Discovery Coast encompasses Agnes Water, Seventeen Seventy, Captain Creek, Baffle Creek, Deepwater National Park, Eurimbula National Park, Turkey Beach, Rodds Peninsular National Park, Mount Colosseum National Park, Rosedale, Bororen, and Miriam Vale.

The council's community services portfolio spokesperson Councillor Maxine Brushe hoped entrants would capture the Discovery Coast's sense of spirit and place with their photographs.

"This is a great opportunity to record our many and varied Discovery Coast icons," Cr Brushe said.

"We hope our local residents, and keen visitors, have fun photographing the area's icons and the Agnes Water RTC staff are looking forward to receiving some great photos."

The competition was launched on Monday with entries closing at midday on Thursday, October 31.

Entries will be displayed within the Agnes Water RTC reception area from Monday, November 5, with members of the public invited to vote for their favourites.

Judging will close on Thursday, November 28, with each of the category winners to receive a double pass to the 2014 Agnes Blues and Roots Festival and have their photographs displayed on the Agnes Water RTC digital noticeboard throughout December 2013 and January 2014.

Entry forms are available at the Agnes Water RTC at 71 Springs Road, Agnes Water, or by phoning the centre on 4902 1515 to organise for entry forms to be emailed out.



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