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ASU Outdoor Programs,  Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and Virtual Blue Ridge  present the  Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition. This competition is sponsored by the Mast General Store.

This competition provides both amateur and professional photographers the opportunity to showcase their interpretation of the unique character, people, places, and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians.

Categories for the competition include: Adventure, Blue Ridge Parkway, Culture, Our Ecological Footprint, Flora/Fauna, and Landscape. $4,000 in cash and prizes are made possible through the generous support of the  The Mast General Store,  The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation,  Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters,  and  Appalachian Voices.

A portion of the proceeds from the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition support Outdoor Programs Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions at Appalachian State University. SOLE trips are educational journeys of discovery that take students around the world. Visit the Outdoor Programs website to find out more information on the  Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions  program at ASU.