ASMI hosts photo contest

First prize is two airline tickets
In this July 2010 photo, Owyhee seiner deckhands Ryan Brown and Henry Webb, right, guide a seine net back onto the deck after a set in Gastineau Channel. The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is hosting a contest for photos that best represent the state's seafood industry.

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is holding a Facebook photo contest to bring Alaska to the world.

ASMI wants Alaskans to submit photos showcasing “the best of what Alaska has to offer: our people, our beautiful scenery, and our seafood!”

Submitted photos will be uploaded to ASMI’s Facebook page where fans can vote for their favorite shots. The overall grand prize for the most-liked photo is a trip for two on Alaska Airlines.

ASMI will award first, second and third prizes in seven categories. The first prize in each category will be an Apple iPad. Second prize winners will receive an ASMI dry bag duffle and third prize winners will receive an Alaska seafood sweatshirt.

In an announcement about the contest, ASMI says that it intends to use submitted photos in marketing material “to provide an intimate glimpse of life in the Alaska seafood industry, as well as display the natural beauty of our state.”

You can visit to submit your photos by Feb. 2. Winners will be announced Feb. 17.


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