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Could your photo be the best shot?

Take the Summer Photo Challenge and find out

West Linn Parks and Recreation Department is seeking amateur photographers to participate in the Summer Photo Challenge.

Entries must be taken between June and August 2014 from any West Linn Parks and Recreation facility, event, camp, program or class. Because these photos may be used in Parks and Recreation publications or promotions, it is important they are a high resolution photos and they represent the mission of Parks and Recreation to provide “safe, attractive and well-maintained parks, facilities, trails, open spaces, as well as, creative and challenging recreation programs.”

Submit up to nine of your favorite Parks and Recreation photos by Sept. 2, 2014 and show what summer in West Linn means to you.

Cash prizes will be awarded. Three winners will be selected per category.

The categories are:

Recreation programs, sports and classes — Photos in this category will show people enjoying programs, sports, or classes that are presented by the Parks and Recreation Department. Visit westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec/recreation.

Trails — Photos will show the appealing facets of West Linn’s trail system. They may include people using the trails, especially photos of trail users in various modes of transportation; walking, running, bicycling, pushing a stroller, etc. For a list of the trails provided by Parks and Recreation, visit westlinnoregon.gov/maps/trail-maps.

Wildlife and nature — This grouping will illustrate the great genuine beauty of the natural areas, woods, trees or wildlife on park lands managed by West Linn Parks and Recreation. Visit westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec/explore-parks-trails.

City of West Linn events — West Linn Parks proudly hosts the Street Dance in Old Willamette, the Old Time Fair in Willamette Park, Music in the Park at Tanner Creek Park and Movies in the Park at various park locations. Photos could be an action shot or one that demonstrates the scope or best captures the spirit of an event. Visit westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec/special-events. Complete rules, prizes and submission information is available at westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec.

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