3rd Annual Cary Spring Daze Photo Contest

Cary, NC- Are you an amateur shutterbug? Would you like to see your work exhibited at Spring Daze this year? If so, you’re invited to enter the third annual Spring Daze Photo Contest, sponsored by the Cary Jaycees.

Photos are due April 22. Download an application.

Submission Categories

Amateur photographers can enter as adults or youth under 18. The submission categories include:

  • Critters
  • People
  • North Carolina Landscape

Sorry no photos from your travels abroad!

Prizes & Awards

  • Best of Show
  • First Place
  • Ribbons for 2nd and 3rd
  • People’s Choice (Vote on April 30 from 9AM-3PM at the Boat House)
  • Honorable Mentions

Your Photo at Spring Daze!

Judged entries will be displayed at the Spring Daze Festival at the Bond Park Boathouse from 9am-5pm. CaryCitizen Publisher Hal Goodtree is one of the judges.

People’s Choice voting will be held from 9am-3pm. Prizes and awards will be announced on the Earth Stage at Spring Daze between 12 and 12:15 pm.

Deadline & Entry Fee

All entries must be received or postmarked by April 22. More info.

Photographers can submit a maximum of 2 photos with the entry fee of $12.

Where to send

Download an application or contact Sally Nicole.

By Mail:

  • Cary Jaycees, PO Box 212, Cary, NC 27512

Drop off:

  • Cary Parks and Rec Dept., 316 N. Academy St, Downtown Cary, M-F, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Jordan Hall Arts Center, 908 N. Harrison Ave, Cary, M-F 9 a.m.- 10 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

About the Cary Jaycees

Jaycees stands for Junior Chamber of Commerce. The Cary Jaycees support community, personal development, building relationships and leadership for adults under 40.

In 2011, the Jaycees support community initiatives including:

  • Huggables for Wake Med
  • Christmas Tree Sales for charities
  • Rebuilding Together
  • Ramp Up
  • Santa Letters
  • Hurricanes Hockey with Local Kids
  • Great Afghan Cookie Bake for Soldiers
  • Stuffed animal collection for Troops in Iraq
  • Quilt creation and auction for charity
  • Wine tasting and auction for charity
  • Blood Drive
  • Adopt a highway
  • Kid’s Voting
  • Sorting Food at Food Bank
  • Chili Cookoff for charity
  • Christmas Kids shopping spree

For more info, visit CaryJaycees.org.


The Cary Jaycees are a proud sponsor of CaryCitizen, enabling community-based media.