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Southern Delaware Tourism Announces 2019 Photo Contest

Southern Delaware Tourism Announces 2019 Photo Contest

To celebrate Southern Delaware and to keep it top of mind throughout the winter with visitors planning their warm weather getaways for 2019 - Southern Delaware Tourism is launching its 3rd Annual Southern Delaware Tourism Photo Contest. Both locals and visitors are invited and encouraged to enter. Entries will be accepted beginning at midnight on January 1, 2019 through 5 p.m. on March 15, 2019 and winners will be announced Friday, March 29, 2019. There will be one Grand Prize winning photo as well as one winning photo in each of three categories. The categories are:

Enjoying Outdoor Adventures

There are so many active ways to enjoy the outdoors in Southern Delaware from water sports like kayaking, windsurfing, and standup paddle boarding to boating, hiking, bicycling, fishing, skydiving, birding, running, and many more. Share your shots of friends and family engaged in outdoor adventures. Photos must contain at least one person to be eligible.

Enjoying Scenic Southern Delaware

Southern Delaware is among the most scenic and photogenic locations in the Mid-Atlantic – or anywhere! Send us photos of your favorite Southern Delaware scenery. Photos must contain at least one person to be eligible. Have a sunset shot of your family enjoying a beach bonfire? Great! Have one of your friend welcoming a gorgeous sunrise? You get the idea.

Southern Delaware Downtowns

Southern Delaware is chock full of charming, historic, picturesque downtowns in thriving, friendly communities with bustling main streets, fascinating architecture, and vibrant businesses. Show us all there is to love about your favorite Southern Delaware downtown! Sussex County downtowns only, please. Include location information with each entry. Not sure which towns are in Sussex County? Check out the Our Towns tab at

Photo winners will be selected by acclaimed photographer and publisher Kevin Fleming. All eligible photo entries will be uploaded by Southern Delaware Tourism to the Southern Delaware Tourism Instagram feed (@VisitSouthDel).

Grand Prize: Two night stay at the Bethany Beach Ocean Suites

Category Prizes are:

Enjoying Outdoor Adventures: A $50 Gift Certificate for Delmarva Board Sport Adventures

Enjoying Scenic Southern Delaware: An annual pass to Delaware State Parks

Southern Delaware Downtowns: $50 gift certificate for use at any SoDel Concepts restaurant.

To enter, email your photo/s to between midnight on January 1, 2019 and 5 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. Be sure to read all entry and eligibility rules and requirements prior to submission. Winners will be notified via email on Friday, March 29, 2019.

For detailed information and full contest rules, visit .


Southern Delaware Tourism supports and encourages the identification, development and promotion of sustainable, year-round tourism in Southern Delaware that contributes to economic growth and improves the quality of life. For more information, call Southern Delaware Tourism at 302-856-1818 or visit their website,

Photo: 2018 Grand Prize winning photo taken by Alan Wilder, Pikesville, MD

Tina Coleman

Communications Manager

Southern Delaware Tourism

P: 302-856-1818 F: 302-856-5713

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