The Asheville Sochi Snow Olympics 2014!

asheville sochi snow olympics

The Asheville Sochi Snow Olympics are alive and well in Western North Carolina! Yes, it is snowing. So make sure your necessities are covered and lets all get out and have some fun. 

First lets look at some of the “rules” to be a part of these contests:

  1. The photo has to be taken in the Asheville and WNC area, meaning about a 35 mile radius from downtown.
  2. The photo must be taken in this 2014 snowstorm, between the dates of Feb 12 – 15.
  3. The photo must be taken by the person who submitted it.

Here Are The Categories & Prizes:

  1. BEST SNOWWOMAN PHOTO – this is a new competition for our area. Snowmen beware, Snowwomen are on the rise. So get your dresses and wigs out, and lets see your creativity! The winner of this category will receive a dinner from Strada Italiano in downtown Asheville!
  2. BEST SNOWMAN PHOTO – the original Snowman contest! I sense some abominable ideas in the mix for these next few days. The winner of this category will receive a dinner from Pomodoros Cafe in East or South Asheville!
  3. MOST DRESSED IN THE SNOW PHOTO – how many layers can you really put on? Dress up like a snow wookie and get out! The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Frank’s Roman in East or West Asheville!
  4. BEST “COSTUME IN THE SNOW” PHOTO – who wants to place dress up? Bring those costumes out and great freaky in the snow. The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Strada Italiano!
  5. BEST SNOW SLEDDING OR BOARDING PHOTO – it does not even have to be an official sled. Grab your trash can covers and let the sledding begin! The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Pomodoros!
  6. BIGGEST SNOWBALL PHOTO – okay people, how big of a snowball can you make, roll and build? This will be fun! The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Frank’s Roman!
  7. MOST BOTTLES OF “CRAFT BEER IN THE SNOW” PHOTO – yes, we love beer in Asheville, so lets see how many brews you can stack in the snow! The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Strada Italiano!
  8. BEST SNOW ANGEL PHOTO – we love those snow angels! Lets see your creativity on this one! The winner of this category will receive a dinner from Frank’s Roman Pizza!
  9. BEST “KID IN THE SNOW” PHOTO – Kids + snow + great photos!.. so send them in! The winner of this category will receive a pizza from Frank’s Roman!
  10. BEST “PET IN THE SNOW” PHOTO – Woof, meow, or whatever type of pet you have;.. lets see some snow pet photos! The winner of this category will receive a dinner from Pomodoros Cafe!
  11. BEST MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE SNOW PHOTO – Everyone loves these! The winner of this category will receive a dinner from Strada Italiano, a pizza from Pomodoros Cafe, and a pizza from Frank’s Roman!

To Submit Your Photo:

  1. Post your photo publicly to one of your social accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Blog, Website etc. Then post the link to that photo along with the category you are competing for on the AskAsheville.com Facebook Page. We have 10 Judges (10% voting power for each judge) that will determine the winner of each category. As a bonus, if you photo gets liked on the AskAsheville Facebook page post that you make, you will get a 1% point for each like, that will be added to your total score when determining results.

*The AskAsheville Team is also scouring the local web, looking for photos to enter into the competition, so we may find your photo ourselves and submit it. Winners will be announced on February 20, 2014 and listed on this blog post. Thank you!

 

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