ASU photography competition finalists announced

Press Release

Appalachian State University Outdoor Programs

This year’s panel of esteemed jurors has completed preliminary judging and has chosen 50 images for exhibition from almost 800 submissions. A complete list of finalists can be seen on the AMPC blog.

The finalist exhibition of photographs will open to the public on March 7th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Voting will also begin for the People’s Choice Award at this time. The deadline for People’s Choice voting is March 28th, 2014.

Final judging to select this year’s Best in Show and individual category winners will take place prior to the public reception announcement on April 4th, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC.

Congratulations to this year’s finalists and thanks to everyone for submitting such great images! Your entry fees not only help raise funds for Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs SOLE Trips for students, but also show the world the unique people, places, and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians.

For more information about this photography competition, please visit, or call Outdoor Programs at 828.262.2475.

The AMPC is a partnership between Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs, The Turchin Center for the Visual Artsand the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. AMPC is made possible through the sponsorship of Virtual Blue Ridge, the premier online resource for the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Mast General Store. AMPC receives generous support from Appalachian Voices; Bistro Roca, Inventive American Cuisine; Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters; Peabody’s Wine and Beer Merchants; and Stick Boy Bread Company. For more information about this photography competition, please visit, or call Outdoor Programs at 828.262.2475.

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