The 2020 American Trails Costume Contest is Open!

October is here, which means it's time to enter the 3rd annual American Trails Costume Contest!

by Taylor Goodrich, Communication and Media Specialist, American Trails

How to enter:

In order to enter the American Trails Costume Contest, take a picture of yourself outdoors (on a trail is great, but anywhere outside is good, too) in your costume, and send entries to [email protected] by November 1st!

The prizes are as follows:

• 1st place: American Trails gift basket with a one year membership, Trail Boss mug, Klean Kanteen water bottle, Trail Tales poetry book, ChicoBags from the International Trails Symposium (ITS), coffee, and trail mix.

• 2nd place: American Trails one year membership, an ITS Chicobag, and a Trail Boss mug

• 3rd place: Trail Boss mug and an ITS ChicoBag

Check out past winners:

2018: View the winners here

• 2019: View the winners here

About the Author

Taylor Goodrich started with American Trails in January 2018 as Communication and Media Specialist. Taylor currently lives in Dallas, Texas, which is also where she grew up and where she attended the University of North Texas receiving her degree in History. While in college she started doing freelance work editing and writing, and also got into graphic design and discovered she loves the creativity and craft of digital arts. After college she traveled quite a bit, and lived in both the Pacific Northwest and in New Mexico, and while in both of those places took full advantage of what the outdoors had to offer. After moving back to Texas she started moving towards doing graphic design, social media, and communications work full time, and she has contracted with several companies from tech startups, to music festivals, to law firms, to grow their social media and digital communications presence. Taylor loves hiking and kayaking especially, and is glad to be working with an organization that fights for further accessibility and stewardship of our nation’s trails. She feels very lucky that in this position she will be able to use her professional skills and passion for something she is also very personally passionate about, and in helping to grow American Trails.

Contact: [email protected]

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