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Connecticut's Central Regional Tourism District Invites Public To Enter

MEDIA CONTACT:  Laura Soll, Communications 860-688-4499 or



Entry Deadline Extended to November 13

HARTFORD, CONN., November 3, 2014 – Central Connecticut offers countless spectacular outdoor photo opportunities –especially in the Fall. That’s why the Central Regional Tourism District/ is calling all photographers of any skill to take part in its 2014 “Fall in Connecticut” photo contest.

“Entrants are encouraged to snap photos of everything Fall, such as foliage, pumpkins and anything else they find appealing,” explains Anne Orsene, Executive Director of the Central Regional Tourism District. “They then can go on line and simply pin one or more photos on Pinterest ( with the hashtags #FallinCT14 or #CenterofCT with acaption that includes ‘Center of CT photo contest’.”

“Last year, we introduced our first-ever Autumn photo contest and there were more than 150 spectacular submissions,” adds Orsene. “We can’t wait to see the wide array of dazzling entries this year!”

The deadline for all photo submissions is Thursday, November 13, 2014. The Central Regional Tourism District will review all submissions and select one First Place winner whose photo and name will be highlighted in its 2015-16 Visitors Guide – in print and on! The Tourism District might post its other favorite images on line and on social media sites.

For more information about the “Fall in Connecticut” Photo Contest, the Central Regional Tourism District, its Non-Stop Connecticut travel webisodes and its many online and print brochures, visit or call 860-787-9640.

The Central Regional Tourism District ( covers 65 towns and cities located along the Connecticut River, which winds its way from Greater New Haven and the Long Island Sound over hills and rolling valleys, through the capital city of Hartford, and up to the Massachusetts border. Its goal is to increase the number of visits to River Valley/Connecticut and Greater New Haven/Connecticut regions, thereby resulting in revenue growth. The Tourism District covers: Andover; Avon; Berlin; Bethany; Bloomfield; Bolton; Branford; Canton; Cheshire; Chester; Clinton; Cromwell; Deep River; Durham; East Granby; East Haddam; East Hampton; East Hartford; East Haven; East Windsor; Ellington; Enfield; Essex; Farmington; Glastonbury; Granby; Guilford; Haddam; Hamden; Hartford; Hebron; Killingworth; Madison; Manchester; Marlborough; Meriden; Middlefield; Middletown; Milford; New Britain; New Haven; Newington; North Branford; North Haven; Old Saybrook; Orange; Plainville; Portland; Rocky Hill; Simsbury; Somers; South Windsor; Southington; Stafford; Suffield; Tolland; Vernon; Wallingford; West Hartford; West Haven; Westbrook; Wethersfield; Windsor; Windsor Locks; and Woodbridge.


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