San Diego Mountain Biking Association - Event Information

Event Name:2019 SDMBA Photo Contest
Event Type(s):Social Event

Join SDMBA and its sponsors including Cal Coast Bicycles for an evening of free pizza, Sierra Nevada beer, and mountain bike stoke. Stop by to enter in your action shots, enjoy good company, and check out the work of fellow mountain bikers. 

All photos will be displayed at the event and judged by your peers.  Winners will receive some cool swag and get their photos printed on the SDMBA Poster Calendar for 2020.
Thank you again to Cal Coast Bicycles for hosting this event!  They will be offering 10% off regular priced bikes and 20% off regular priced accessories for attendees the night of the contest.


1.     Photo contest is open to everyone.  Limit 6 photos entered per person.

2.     There is no fee to enter but all attendees are encouraged to make a donation to the SDMBA to support trail projects and programs. 

3.     All photos are automatically entered for Best of Show

4.     Prints may range in size from a minimum of 5 x 7 to a maximum of 8 x 12. Please do not have the prints framed.

5.     Photos must be from within the last 5 years and must be submitted by the photographer who took the image. 

6.     On the back of each photo please include your name, email, phone number, and the category entered.

7.     You must be present to win.

8.     By entering the SDMBA Photo Contest, you agree to grant SDMBA and the Photo Contest Sponsors the right to display your image in print and on the web. Entrants will retain the rights to their photographs.

9.     All photos must be safe for work (no nudity!)


  1. Locals Only (your best ride or trail shots - San Diego County only)
  2. Trail Shots  (your best shots taken on trail rides - any location)
  3. The Scenic Route (your best shots from exploring cool places, off the beaten path rides, or travels with bike)   
  4. How We Liv (Your best shots of women shredding on their bikes) Sponsored by Liv Cycling
  5. Generation Grom (your best shots of the kids)
  6. Bikepacking (your best shots from the new world that bikepacking has opened up)
  7. Holy Sh!t (pucker factor, stunts, features, gnar, free-ride, jumps - whatever gets your adrenaline pumping)
  8. Oreo (your best black & white photo)
  9. Wild Things
  10. Best of Show (all photos eligible)
Event Date:12/5/2019
Event Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Pacific
Location:Cal Coast Bicycles
3020 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116

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