Calling All Photographers: The Ski City Shootout Wants You!

Applications for photographers are being accepted now until noon on December 1, 2015

PHOTO: Courtesy of Ski City

PHOTO: Courtesy of Ski City

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SALT LAKE CITY (November 12, 2015) –Think you have the photography skills to compete against the world's top professional ski photographers? Ever dream of shooting in the famed Cottonwood Canyons of the Wasatch Mountains with some of the world's best skiers? If so, the Ski City Shootout is the place to prove it and do it, and applications for photographers are being accepted now until noon on December 1, 2015.

The 9th Annual Ski City Shootout, February 22-27, 2016, is again pairing up eight of the top professional photographers with pro skiers to battle it out for more than $11,000 in cash prizes and bragging rights as they attempt to capture the magic of Ski City (a.k.a. Salt Lake) and the Cottonwood Canyon resorts on film and sensor. The Shootout is held over a four-day period, with one day dedicated to each Cottonwood Canyon resort, respectively: Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude. Imagery is submitted at the end of the week in four different categories, then showcased at the always-popular Shootout Award Party where the winners are announced and awards presented.

To see all the information on the 2016 Ski City Shootout, from categories to rules and regs, visit To apply, simply go to Again, applications are being accepted until midday December 1st.

Ski City (a.k.a Visit Salt Lake) is a private, non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a travel and convention destination. Salt Lake is a unique fusion of metropolitan and mountain; the towering Wasatch Mountains that embrace the Salt Lake Valley offer a dramatic backdrop to the vibrancy and activities of the urban environment. For more information on all that Salt Lake and Ski City have to offer, go to