Photo Contest

Show the Beauty of Franklin County, PA.

Whether you are a history buff, an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, or interested in arts and culture, we have some good reads for you.  Read any of our publications online or download them to your mobile device.  We’re getting the word out about Franklin County.

Cover It—a Franklin County Photo Contest

May 1 – May 14


Picture takers are invited to submit their favorite photos of Franklin County PA to win cash prizes and the cover of the Franklin County Visitors Guide, Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide, and On The Move Rec Guide.

Calling all picture takers to Franklin County PA for the Franklin County Visitors Bureau’s Photo Contest. The buds of spring are slowly popping. So, grab a camera and start taking all those beautiful vistas, landmarks, and iconic shots of Franklin County because the Franklin County Visitors Bureau is selecting a cover shot for its 2018-2019 Franklin County Visitors Guide Capture the essence of Franklin County for the Franklin County Visitors Bureaus Cover It: Franklin County’s Great Moments Photo Contest.  The winning photo will be the cover of the 2015 Franklin County Visitors Guide.

Travel the trails of Franklin County through acres of farmland and forests. Trek back to frontier settlements and forts, stopovers along the Underground Railroad, and sites of Civil War raids and invasions. Woven between these stories of America’s history are the verdant, rolling hills and azure skies, old-fashioned ice cream shops, bakeries with shoo-fly pies and sticky buns; orchards in blossom; theatres and inns, meandering trails and streams, golf courses, and charming towns. Capture the photo that best showcases Franklin County and not only will the photo be the cover of the 2018 visitors guide, but the photographer will win $250 in cash.

In addition, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau is seeking photos for, Franklin Fresh: The Fresh Food & Dining Guide of Franklin County PA and On The Move in Franklin County Rec Guide. Two $100 prizes will be awarded to the top “fresh food” and “on the move” photos. It’s easy to enter:

  • Complete an entry form for each photo submitted. Also, if the photo has an identifiable person, please have the subject complete the personal release section of the entry form.
  • Email the entry form and photo to: Or, mail the photo along with the entry form to Franklin County Visitors Bureau, 37 South Main Street, Suite 100, Chambersburg, PA 1720. You can also drop it at the office from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, or use the mail slot any time.

Up to 15 photos per photographer are allowed. Questions…please contact the visitors bureau at 717.552.2977 or 866.646.8060. Good luck!


The one sheet entry form must accompany each photo submitted. Any photos with an identifiable person, must have the permission section completed of the entry form signed by the subject.

Download the ENTRY FORM

It is easy!

Just download the entry form to the left and complete for each photo submitted. Up to 15 photos per photographer. The photographer of the image selected for the cover of the Franklin County Visitors Guide will win $250. The photographer of the photo for the cover of Franklin Fresh! & On The Move will win $100 each. Hurry! Contest ends May 14.

Enter to Win!