DETROIT – Do you have great
pictures from visits to the Soo Locks, Duluth Ship Canal or from a beach near a
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pier or break water on the Great Lakes? The U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, invites you to enter your pictures
in our photo contest. We will start accepting digital photo submissions by
email beginning May 2, 2016 at 8 a.m. through May 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
Photos will be uploaded to an
album on Facebook May 16 and open for public voting through “likes” until May
30. The top 12 winners will have their
photos included in a 2017 downloadable calendar and first, second and third
place winners will receive a plaque with their winning photo, provided by the
Soo Locks Visitors Center Association and Lake Superior Marine Museum
Photographers need to be 18
years old to participate and photos should highlight U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers projects, including piers, break waters or facilities on the Great
Lakes. Photos containing nudity or
unsafe or illegal acts will be disqualified.
Professional photographers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and
board members of the SLVCA and LSMMA are not eligible to participate.
The complete rules can be found
on our website at: http://1.usa.gov/1pbqa3b.
Interactive maps of U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers harbors and civil works projects in the Detroit District are
also available on the website: harbors - http://1.usa.gov/1U5LLq5 civil works - http://1.usa.gov/1PONmeD.
details, contact Jeff Hawk, Detroit District acting public affairs chief, 313-226-4680.
Detroit District photos are available on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1RWg4wj.
Release no. 041816-01