The Monterey Shootout & Film Festival - September 9-11, 2011 ABOUT THE MONTEREY SHOOTOUT AND FILM FESTIVAL
The Monterey Shootout will be held September 9-11, 2011. On this weekend, scuba divers from all over the United States will converge on Monterey, California and compete for top prizes in one of the most unique underwater photo contests in the United States. This is a 32-hour competition open to underwater photographers and videographers of all experience levels, where all digital photos and video must be taken from dives that weekend along the Monterey coastline.
Dive into the magic of underwater filmmaking and photography in this special evening showcase at the Golden State Theatre. Go behind the scenes with underwater filmmakers from Canon Explorers of Light, BBC, National Geographic, and independent filmmakers as they share clips and images of their life below the waves. Entry included with full weekend registrants. Film festival only tickets are available for $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
You don't need to be a pro to have fun and win big in our friendly competition. You just need to get in the water this weekend. Our 32 hour photo and video competition has categories for beginner, intermediate, and advanced shooters with great prizes from our sponsors. All competition entrants must register for a full weekend pass to enter. Weekend competition passes start at $70. Register early and save!