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Share Favorite Scenes from Summer ’15 in TVA Photo Contest

May 20, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and what’s a better way to remember those special summertime moments on Tennessee Valley Authority lakes and recreation areas than with a great photo?

TVA is conducting a summer-long photo contest to encourage folks to get out and enjoy our region’s wonderful natural resources, and then share the fun through their favorite photos.

The contest begins this week and runs through Labor Day. Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries.

We’ve tried to make this as easy as possible, and free. After you take that great photo, tag it with #TVAsummer and post it to your personal Twitter or Instagram account. Or, you can upload the photo directly to TVA’s Facebook page.

There is a lot to do on TVA’s many lakes and recreation areas, from hiking, fishing, skiing and mountain biking to more relaxed activities like bird watching or just a quiet picnic. Whatever it is, take a photo and post it.

The contest runs from May 18 to Sept. 7, 2015. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

First place: GoPro Hero4 Extreme Camera Kit

Second place: Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch

Third place: Eton Hand Turbine Rechargeable USB Battery Pack

For official contest rules and to view photos entered in the contest, visit and click on the contest tab.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.


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