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SHOOT THE TRAILS™
AWARDS

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

SHOOT THE TRAILS AWARDS DETAILS

Shoot the Trails™ is our largest fundraiser of the year. We bring the community together by calling for local mountain bike video and photo submissions that are then viewed and voted on by the audience. It's always a great time with raffles and beer; we love to see the creativity of our community. There is a kids competition as well! The top three videos and photos win cash prizes plus the esteem of their neighbors. Anyone can enter!

 

PHOTO SUBMISSION DETAILS

Photo submissions are due on September 12 by 5 PM

 

Prizes include cash or gift cards, swag, and trophies awarded to the top three photographs in each category voted on by the event participants.

 

 

New Photo Submission Rules - Please Read Carefully

 

Each photographer may submit a maximum of 2 photos. Your photos MUST be taken within Whatcom, Skagit, or San Juan counties. The photographer is required to submit a declaration that your photo(s) meet the location requirement. 

 

Save your photo with the following file name: photo name, first name, last name (please use We Transfer to email the file if it is too large to send.)

 

Email your submissions to shootthetrails@wmbcmtb.org with the following information:

Subject Line: File Name

 

Email must include:

Photo Title

Photo File Name

Photographer Name

Riders

Location (county)

Are you over 18? and Age

Contact information : Name, Phone, Email. We may need to contact you if we have problems with your photos.

- You do need to PURCHASE A TICKET for the event, Shoot the Trails sells out early every year.

If you have any questions about this process or anything else, please email us at shootthetrails@wmbcmtb.org

Adults - Photographer is 18+ 

1st Place $750  

2nd Place $500

3rd Place $250

Youth - Photographer is Under 18

Awards (Gift cards and swag from local businesses) given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

 

VIDEO SUBMISSION DETAILS

Videos are due on September 12 by 5 PM

Prizes include cash or gift cards, swag, and trophies awarded to the top three photographs in each category voted on by the event participants.​

           

 

 

         

 

 

New Video Submission Rules - Please Read Carefully

 

Each videographer may submit a maximum of 1 video. Your video MUST be shot within Whatcom, Skagit, or San Juan counties. The videographer is required to submit a declaration that your video meets the location requirement. If your video has speaking in it, please include large captions. We cannot guarantee sound quality.

 

Videos are limited to 3 minutes in length. The following video formats are recommended; avi, mpeg/mpeg-4, mov/quicktime, wmv. However most all video formats will be accepted.

 

Save your video with the following file name: video name, first name, last name

 

When your video is ready, please upload to Google drive or to a cloud drive and send us a link. (please use We Transfer​ to email the file if it is too large to send.)

 

Email the following information to shootthetrails@wmbcmtb.org

Subject Line: File Name

 

Email must include:

Video Title

Video File Name

Videographer

Riders

Location (county or counties)

Are you over 18? Age

Contact information : Name, Phone, Email. We may need to contact you if we have problems with your video. If you have questions regarding the language in your song choice, please refer to the FCC guidelines.

- You do need to PURCHASE A TICKET for the event, Shoot the Trails sells out early every year.

If you have any questions about this process or anything else, please email us at shootthetrails@wmbcmtb.org

Adults - Videographer is 18+ 

1st Place $750  

2nd Place $500

3rd Place $250

Youth - Videographer is Under 18

Awards (Gift cards and swag from local businesses) given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

By submitting a photo or video to WMBC for the Shoot the Trails contest, you consent to WMBC using it in promotional materials with credit.