“Treasures of the Gold Belt” Contest Announced

Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway is hosting a photo contest, “Treasures of the Gold Belt.” The contest is open to all visitors and residents who want to participate.  All photos need to be taken along the byway route or its connecting communities.  Photos can be submitted through August 31st, so do not forget to capture the sights during your spring and summer trips along the Gold Belt Byway.

Photographers are encouraged to submit photos that will highlight one of the Byway’s sustainability goals:  Cultural Heritage, Conservation, Recreation and Beautification. Participants are eligible to enter three different photos. Please visit www.goldbeltbyway.com/articles/2022-photo-contest/  for more information, rules, and registration form.

We have partnered with several awesome folks who have helped make this contest a reality by donating some impressive prizes. DARE Print & Sign Co. is donating canvas prints of each winning entry that will be displayed around various Gold Belt Byway sights and attractions before becoming property of the winner.

The Grand Prize winner will win a trip for two along the Gold Belt Byway, which will include one or two nights stay, meals, a raft trip down the Arkansas River, admissions to attractions plus some gas money.  More details about prize package on the website.   Second prize (category) winners will receive some food certificates, gas money and other surprises.  You will not be disappointed in the fun.

Thank you to the wonderful folks who donated for the prizes, Echo Canyon Rafting, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Gold Camp Café, Bean Peddler, Florissant Fossil Quarry, Cripple Creek District Museum, City on the Hill, Old Homestead House Museum, Lowell Thomas Museum and You Scream Ice Cream Emporium. Also, a big shout out to Sagentic Web Design for getting everything up and running on the website.