Chamber's photo contest deadline extended unti. Oct. 31

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee announces Photography Contest has been extended until the new deadline of October 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

The Chamber of Commerce is looking for original, fun, striking images of what Shelby County, Texas means to you! These images may reflect the wide variety of architecture, events and activities, landscape, “seasons”, people or places relevant to Shelby County. Entries may be newly taken photos, or photos you already have taken no earlier than 2015. They just need to be your original work.

The Photography contest is open to everyone of all ages. Prizes will be awarded for First Place ($125), Second Place ($75) and Third Place ($50). Contest ends October 31 and winners will be announced later in November.

Submissions must be digital entries by e-mail to or via photo CD mailed or hand delivered to 2018 Photography Contest, Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, 100 Courthouse Square A-101, Center, Texas 75935. All entries must be accompanied by the completed Contest Entry Form, Entry Fees and any Photography Release Forms.

Contact the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at (936) 598-3682 or email your questions and inquiries about the photo contest to Complete rules and entry forms can be found on the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce website

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.   

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935