South Shore YC announces Queen's Cup Photo Contest

75 years of the Queen’s Cup
Steve Schelwat
The 2013 Queen’s Cup is scheduled to take place on June 28th and it will be the 75th running of one of the most storied yachting events on the planet. Help us do up the party right. Enter South Shore Yacht Club's Queen's Cup Photo Contest. Entries will be judged by a panel of graphic artists and photographers. First place award: We will comp your 2013 entry fee.

Everybody who enters will be a winner, though. We plan to decorate the club with your archival photos. All prints will be offered for sale, with proceeds donated to the South Shore Juniors Program.

What makes a great photo? It's not limited to pretty pictures of boats. We also want people photos. Do you have favorite shots of you and your crew in action? Or blowing off some steam dockside?

Also for example, did you photograph a stunning sunrise or stormy sunset? Did you snap a shot of something really surprising? But is family-safe for viewing.

If you have the image digitally, simply e-mail it to the Queen's Cup Committee, Please include your name, address and a contact phone number. If the image is a print, mail it to South Shore Yacht Club, 2300 E. Nock Street Milwaukee, WI 53207, attention Queen's Cup Photo Contest. We'll scan it for you and mail back the original with TLC.

Submit as many photos as you want. There's no limit.

Destination for the 75th sailing is Ludington, MI. See you on the starting line next June!

Queens Cup website