12th Annual AMPC Winners Announced

12th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography CompetitionOrganizers of the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition today announced the winners of the 12th annual competition.

Kelly Clampitt and the image Dawg with Plotts (below) took top honors receiving the designation of Best in Show. Kelly will take home a cash award of $1,000 furnished through competition proceeds.

Dawg with Plotts (Kelly Clampitt), Best in Show – Overall
Dawg with Plotts (Kelly Clampitt), Best in Show – Overall

William Mauney’s image The Table Rock Fire Star Trails  (below)  is the public’s pick in this year’s Footsloggers’ People’s Choice Award and will receive $350 cash award furnished by Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters. Over 2,300 votes were cast in this year’s People’s Choice Award.

The Table Rock Fire Star Trails (William Mauney), Footsloggers People’s Choice Award
The Table Rock Fire Star Trails (William Mauney), Footsloggers People’s Choice Award

12th Annual Winners List

In the table below, we have listed all the winners for top honors, categories, and special mentions.

12th Annual Best In Show Dawg with Plotts
by Kelly Clampitt
12th Annual People’s Choice Award The Table Rock Fire Star Trails
by William Mauney


AMPC Category Winners

Adventure
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Powder Hounds
by Krisitian Jackson
Blue Ridge Parkway – Beyond the Black Top
$250 award from the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and a $250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Taking in the View near Moses Cone Manor
by Charles Johnson
Culture
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Man of Steel
by Chuck Almarez
Our Ecological Footprint
$250 award from Appalachian Voices and a $250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Lethal and Leveled
by Lynn Willis
Flora & Fauna
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Gotta Goat
by Frederica Georgia
Landscape
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Thru the Mist
by Kathryn Greven


Honorable Mention

Three additional photographers have been recognized as having images of distinction and merit and received Special Mention Honors from the judges.

Our Ecological Footprint The Table Rock Fire Star Trails
by William Mauney
Flora and Fauna Searching for Love
by Spencer Black
Landscape Merging Seasons
by Daniel Burleson

12th Annual Winners Gallery

Your participation this year will help to make the Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions through ASU’s Outdoor Programs an experience of a lifetime for many students. Thank you for your unwavering support and enthusiasm!

AMPC is funded through the generous contributions of our partners, sponsors and supporters. You can provide needed operational support to AMPC by choosing to make a donation and/or offering us feedback on your user experience.

If you, or someone you know, would like to participate as a competition sponsor or supporter, please contact Rich Campbell, Competition Director, at 828-262-2475.

Click here for AMPC press & media resource information.

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