2023 #AlpineTXPhoto Contest

The City of Alpine is pleased to announce that the 2023 #AlpineTXPhoto Contest is now open for entries!

The City of Alpine is thrilled to unveil the much-anticipated 2023 #AlpineTXPhoto Contest, inviting photographers from far and wide to capture the essence of Alpine and its surroundings. Celebrating its thirteenth consecutive year, this annual contest showcases the town’s vibrant spirit and scenic wonders through the lens of talented individuals.

Free and open to the public, participants have until September 30, 2023 to submit their entries.

Photographers are encouraged to explore Alpine and its immediate surroundings: the downtown area with its charming facades, local businesses, and vibrant murals; details of small town life in Alpine’s parks and neighborhoods; and the picturesque landscapes between Alpine and our neighboring towns.

The top winner of the 2023 #AlpineTXPhoto Contest will be awarded a grand cash prize of $500, recognizing their exceptional talent and vision. In addition, five other winners will be selected, each receiving prizes of $100 and $50 respectively. This contest is free and open to the public, welcoming both residents and visitors to participate and contribute to the vibrant visual narrative of Alpine.

The contest judge for 2023 will be announced soon!

Entrants have the chance to win one of the following cash prizes.

  • H.L. Kokernot, Jr. Memorial Award – $500
    (named in honor of the creator of the remarkable Kokernot Field, home of the Alpine Cowboys baseball team)
  • Henry Charles Trost Memorial Award – $100
    (named in honor of the principal designer for Trost & Trost, architects of the historic Holland Hotel and many other signature buildings throughout the region)
  • Twin Sisters Award – $50
  • Hancock Hill Award – $50
  • “A” Mountain Award – $50

Click here to view the complete Photo Contest Rules.

Any questions can be directed to photos@visitalpinetx.com

This year’s photo contest judge will be announced soon.

What to Enter

Photographs must be taken in the City of Alpine and its immediate surroundings. Photos within the City are preferred. “Immediate surroundings” includes the roads and ranches between Alpine and its neighboring communities, but not the towns themselves (photos taken in or beyond Marfa, Fort Davis, Marathon, and Terlingua will not be eligible). See the Complete Photo Contest Rules for more details.

How to Enter

The contest is open to entries through September 30, 2023. Fill out the Photo Contest Entry Form and upload your images (or e-mail the files to uploads@visitalpinetx.com). Up to five photographs may be entered per participant. See the Complete Photo Contest Rules for more details.