The Best Wisconsin Vacation Spot

The Cable Area is one of the most popular four season family vacation destinations in Wisconsin with a variety of lodging rentals, recreational activities & sporting events to choose from. Cable, Drummond, Grand View & Namakagon are the four towns that connect to create the Cable Area of Northern Wisconsin. 

This area is the perfect setting for outdoor enthusiasts and offers a healthy lifestyle for area residents and business owners. There are a wide variety of recreational opportunities for fitness and education on our multi-use trail system. Our amazing trail system attracts vacationers and visitors for hiking, biking, running, snowmobiling, atving, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and more. The Cable Area is becoming the GO TO travel destination, an outdoor center for adventure, fitness, races, nature and wildlife, recreation, learning and art. 

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The First Annual Cable Area Cover Contest

WHO: Photographers of any age may submit photographs.

WHAT: The Cable Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a photo contest for the front and back cover pages of their 2016 Vacation Guide. We are looking for two individual, original, striking images of the Cable Area that reflect a range of interests and activities, institutions, and attractions. We encourage entries from all Cable Area regions. One image will be displayed as the front cover and one as the back cover on the 2016 Vacation Guide. This year, we are looking for photographs that touch on the following theme:

How do you have fun in the Cable Area?

Entries must be:

  •    The original work of the entrant
  •   Non-infringing of the rights of others
  •     Respectful of the rights, sensitivities, and culture of subject depicted
  •     An accurate reflection of the subject matter and scene as it appeared, without alteration (other than standard optimization, including removal of dust, cropping, adjustments to color and contrast, etc.)

WHERE: Any location within the Cable Area; including, but not limited to, Cable, Drummond, Grand View, and Namakagon.

WHEN: All entries must be submitted by midnight on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. The Winners of the Cable Area Covers Contest will be revealed during Fall Fest on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 (winner need not be present). The first place (front cover) photograph entrant will receive $50 in Chamber Dollars, and the second place (back cover) entrant will receive $25 in Chamber Dollars.

HOW: Each photograph submitted must be in digital format, sent to There is no limit on the number of entries, but each file must include:

  •         Entrants Name, Age, Hometown
  •         Where the photograph was taken
  •        A description of why the photograph was taken

FILE REQUIREMENTS: Digital images or scans of prints must be high definition and may be emailed. The Cable Area Chamber of Commerce cannot be responsible for lost, damaged, late or misdirected entries, or for faulty uploading connections, garbled transmissions, unauthorized intervention, or technical malfunctions.

JUDGING: Judges will include The Cable Area Chamber of Commerce Employees. Entries will be judged on originality, composition, overall impact, and artistic merit. The story behind the photo may influence the judges' decisions. Decisions made by the judges are final.

WINNING ENTRIES: Two winning images will be selected for the outside covers of the 2016 Vacation Guide, first place winning $50 in Chamber Dollars and second place winning $25 Chamber Dollars to be spent with any Cable Area Chamber of Commerce Business Member. Winners will be notified at Fall Fest on September 26th, 2015. We will also feature the honorable mention images in the Vacation Guide. A selection of winning photos may be featured on CACC’s website – - and any of our affiliate websites or printed publications. Winning images also may be used in a slideshow, on social media, in CACC publications, or in CACC offices.

LEGAL CONDITIONS: By entering the contest, you must agree to the Legal Conditions. Entry of photographs into the Contest implies acceptance of these conditions, regardless of whether entrants sign a statement confirming acceptance. All entries may be used by The Cable Area Chamber of Commerce (CACC) in printed publications, on any CACC web asset, in a slideshow, or in any other media, and may be copied and displayed in any advertising, provided that all uses are accompanied by appropriate attribution to the photographer. Entrants retain ownership and all other rights to future use of their photographs. CACC holds copyright to the collection of photos that constitute the Cable Area Cover Contest. CACC shall have the right to verify, in its sole judgment, winner eligibility.

Copyright: By entering, you retain copyright and remain the owner of your images and may also continue to use them in any manner you choose. You agree that the images you submit may be used in printed publications, on CACC’s websites (including our affiliates), in a slideshow and screensaver, may be uploaded on CCAC’s social media channels, publications, or in any other media, and may be copied and displayed provided that you are afforded appropriate attribution as the photographer.

For questions regarding the 2015 photo contest, please contact the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce at

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