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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
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Underwater Connection, has been serving the Colorado Springs water sports community since 1989. What started as a scuba shop 25 years ago, has now grown into a legacy of aquatic adventures. Now offering everything you need for Whitewater Kayak, SUP, Swimming, Triathlon Aquatics, and of course, Scuba.

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UWC Photo Contest

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Are you taking any classes with Underwater Connection? Perhaps you are going on a trip with us? That's all you need to enter this fun contest!

There are 6 categories and 6 chances to win!

5 finalists from each category will be displayed for a full month at Underwater Connection to be voted on.

Apart from frame and glory, first prizes will receive a $50 UWC Gift Card! 

Runner ups will receive smaller prizes: UWC Water Shirt for 2nd place and UWC Sticker for 3rd place.

Here are the categories:

Taken during any class at Aurora Reservoir, Crater or Blue Hole.
Taken on any of Underwater Connection's trips.
Here's your best chance to get a prize for having a goofy dive buddy.  
Everything regarding photo composition, lighting, diver trim, streamlining and positioning will be accounted for. 

To enter the contest send one picture per participating category to

On your email, please include: 

- Your name and phone number.
- Which category you are submitting for.
- A PDF or JPEG file with your picture.
- Your picture's title.
- Where and when your picture was taken.
- Which photo equipment was used.

You have until March 31st to enter the contest. On April 1st the 5 finalists for each category will be announced on social media and also notified via email. All finalists will have 1 week to submit a printed 8x10 copy of their photograph to Underwater Connection to be displayed in our gallery for vote. 

Invite your friends and family to come in and vote!  Winners will be announced on May 4th!

Photo Contest Rules

  • Photos must be taken during a trip or class with Underwater Connection.
  • 1 photo submission per category per person.
  • Photos that contain inappropriate interaction with aquatic life or the environment in any way will automatically be disqualified.
  • Initial submissions must be in either JPG or PDF format.
  • Finalists that do not submit a printed 8x10 copy of their photograph within 1 week of being notified forfeit their entry; a new finalist will be selected.
  • Participants acknowledge and allow Underwater Connection to display and post their photos across any media.  Photos will be credited to the photographer.
  • 1 vote per category per person.  Participants may vote as well.
  • Underwater Connection Staff are not eligible to participate.
  • Finalists will be chosen by UWC Staff.  Winners will be selected by public popular vote.


If you have any questions, please ask any UWC Staff or CONTACT US


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