Summer Vacation Photo Contest


A view of the northern Rocky Mountains from inside Glacier National Park, Montana. (Photo by Charley Wilkison)

The Independent is sponsoring a Summer Vacation Photo Contest from June 21-August 23.

An individual may enter the contest one time and may submit up to two photos for consideration.

Depending on the number of entries we receive, a panel of judges will select a winner each week and the winning photograph will appear on the front page of The Independent in color. Our panel of judges will be announced in the coming days.

All winning photos will be entered to win a Grand Prize Back to School trip to San Antonio. Prize includes one night hotel accommodations and four day passes to Fiesta Texas.

Photos submitted for consideration should include a complete description of the content. The photographer’s name is also required along with a mailing address, telephone number and email address. Photos should be sent to us by email to

For more information, please contact us by email or call (512) 778-5577.