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Capture the 'Spirit of America' in The Observer's photo contest


Do you have a photo that captures the “Spirit of America?” The Observer is seeking submissions for its first online photo contest, “Spirit of America,” on Upload your photos that celebrate America’s birthday, the Fourth of July. The winner of the contest will be featured in The Observer’s annual Fourth of July special section, “Spirit of America.”

Entering the contest is easy. Simply visit and click on the “Spirit of America” photo-contest rectangle, located on the bottom, right-hand corner of’s home page. Click on the “submissions” tab, fill out the form and upload your favorite photos. Submissions will be accepted from now until 8:45 a.m. Monday, June 15.

Reader voting for the best photo representing the “Spirit of America” will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, June 15 and end at 5 p.m. Monday, June 22. Registered users can vote up to 10 times per day. Get your family and friends involved, too, and have them visit to vote for your photo.

The winning photo will be featured in The Observer’s “Spirit of America” special section, which will be inserted into all three of The Observers — Longboat, East County and Sarasota — on July 2, as well as on

Not Web savvy? Don’t worry, you can mail your entries, along with your contact information, to:
The Sarasota Observer
RE: Spirit of America photo contest
1517 State Street, Suite 301
Sarasota, Fla., 34236

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