Erie Canalway photo contest seeks entries

This photo of the Max Jacob was taken in Little Falls by 2019 Erie Canalway photo contest winner Frank Forte. (Photo contributed by Frank Forte)

WATERFORD — Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is calling for entries for its 15th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest.

Images should convey the unique character of New York’s canals and canal communities.

Entries must be postmarked by Aug. 28.

Winning photos will be featured in the 2021 Erie Canalway calendar.

Images will be judged in four contest categories: On the Water, Along the Trail, Canal Communities, and Classic Canal. Judges will select first-, second-, and third-place images in each category, as well as 12 honorable mentions.

Submitted images must be taken within the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, which spans 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York.

It encompasses the Erie, Cayuga-Seneca, Oswego, and Champlain canals and their historic alignments, as well as more than 230 canal communities. 

Download official contest rules and an entry form at https://eriecanalway.org/get-involved/photo-contest.


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