County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
December 12, 2022

County’s Tourism Division to host
2023 Travel Guide cover photo contest
Winning photo will be the cover of the County Travel Guide

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is excited to announce the inaugural Monmouth County Travel Guide Cover Photo Contest, which is open now through Feb. 1.

“The winning photo of the Monmouth County Travel Guide Cover Photo Contest will be featured on the cover of the guide that is requested worldwide. Additionally, it will be showcased in future marketing efforts with the photographer’s spotlight placed in the official travel guide. The runners-up will have their photos published in the Guide,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “We can’t wait to see all of the amazing photos of our County!”

To Submit a Cover Contest Photo

  • Photo orientation preference is vertical; if horizontal, the image must be at least 3,000 pixels tall
  • Photo should not exceed 10 MB
  • Photo must be submitted in JPG format
  • Photo must not have any watermarks

“We invite everyone to grab a camera and capture a photo that shows how Monmouth County is one of the best tourism destinations in the world,” said Commissioner Director Arnone. “Everyone who would like to help select the winning photo, make sure to visit the Monmouth County Tourism social media pages on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to vote for your favorite!”

Official Rules

  • Individuals submitting the photo must be 18 years of age or older and those under 18 years old will need parental consent.
  • Multiple entries are encouraged.
  • Photos must be submitted via the website submission form and include all required contact information.
  • Photos must be taken within Monmouth County, New Jersey. Monmouth County Tourism will select the finalists.
  • The runners-up will receive placement inside the Travel Guide with photo credit.
  • The contest will be open until Feb. 1, 2023.

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FREEHOLD, NJ—The Monmouth County Division of Tourism will be hosting the inaugural Monmouth County Travel Guide Cover Photo Contest which will accept submissions now through Feb.1.
FREEHOLD, NJ -- The Monmouth County Division of Tourism creates a Travel Guide (2022 Travel Guide pictured above) each year which is requested worldwide. The Division is accepting photos for the inaugural Monmouth County Travel Guide Photo Contest where the finalist will have their photo as the Guide’s cover.

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