Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation hosts 2023 photo contest

The deadline to submit your pics of animals, plants, landscapes, and people at Mission Trails is Wednesday, March 15. 📸

Mission Trails Regional Park in San Diego in February 2023.

Mission Trails Regional Park in all its glory on Feb. 26, 2023.

Photo via Monica Garske + SDtoday

Say cheese, Mission Trails. 📸

The Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) Foundation is hosting its 29th annual photo contest, open to adults, teenagers, and kids, through Wednesday, March 15.

Adults can submit one photo online in one of four categoriesplants, animals, landscapes, or people — while teens and kids age 12 and under can submit one photo in an open category.

Per the rules, the contest is for amateur and non-professional photographers only, and all photos must be taken within an authorized MTRP trail. There’s no fee to enter.

Judges will score entries and select some to print and display at the MTRP Visitor Center Saturday, May 6-Friday, June 16. Visitors will be able to vote on their favorites for the People’s Choice award.

Prizes include $100 each for Best of Show and People’s Choice, and $50 for first place in each category.

Have a vision? Get to trekkin’, snappin’, and submitting. 🥾

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