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ACTIVE Network Powers 14th Annual Share the Experience Federal Recreation Lands Photo Contest

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SAN DIEGO, Calif.— May 1, 2014 – ACTIVE Network ®, the leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ solutions, today announced its third year powering the Share the Experience photo contest on behalf of the National Park Foundation, the National Park Service and other participating federal agencies. The annual contest is designed to highlight the best of America's federal recreation lands, national parks and historical sites and draws in 14,000+ submissions each year. The 2013 photo contest winners were announced today and their photos are available for viewing at

“ACTIVE Network is proud to partner with the National Park Foundation, the National Park Service and the other participating federal recreation agencies to help highlight the more than 500 million acres of Federal Lands through the experiences of millions of visitors,” said Gary Evans, General Manager, ACTIVE Network Outdoors. “For more than 16 years, ACTIVE has served the community of outdoor enthusiasts through and as the leading partner powering recreational reservations, licenses, permits, and registrations nationwide. We believe that these photos, seen through the eyes of visitors, plays a vital role in inspiring the community to get out and enjoy these beautiful public lands.”

Share the Experience is the official photo contest of America’s national parks and federal recreation lands. The 2014 contest is sponsored by the National Park Foundation, ACTIVE Network and Celestron in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. More than $25,000 in cash and prizes are awarded to winning images captured by amateur photographers. Categories include adventure, wildlife, scenic, night skies and more. For a full listing of prizing and rules, or to submit a photo, please visit 

About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network ® is the leading provider of Activity and Participant Management™ solutions. Our technology platform makes managing and operating all types of activities, events and organizations smarter and more efficient. We power over 47,000 global customers and build leading vertical technology applications for the markets we serve.  Our leading ACTIVEWorks® cloud platform scales with our customers, large and small.  ACTIVE Network ® was founded in 1999, is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has offices worldwide.  For more information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @ACTIVENetwork.


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