Press Release

Show Us Your Figs
Getting’ Figgy Photo contest celebrates Ocracoke's summer bounty.

We love our photogenic island Fig Trees and Figs! We are looking for photos of fig trees, figs on trees, fig leaves, figs in bowls – anything that shows the beautiful bounty of the island’s fig harvest.

OPS will use the winning photo for a Fig Festival postcard and promotional posters.

OPS will choose up to 5 runner-up photos to use to promote the Fig Festival

Photo Contest Rules: 

  1. All photos must be of Ocracoke fig trees or fresh figs (on or off the tree)(they don't have to be taken in 2020)
  2. Submit as many high-resolution photos as you’d like
  3. Submission deadline is July 31, 2020
  4. Submit photos to with your name and address
  5. All OPS Fig Festival decisions are final.
  6. Winners will be announced on August 3, 2020.
Show Us Your Figs
Melinda Sutton