The encourage participation in the artistic life of the Rowlett community, the Arts and Humanities Commission sponsored an annual photography contest. The contest was open to everyone in the Lake Ray Hubbard area. Professionals, amateurs and people of all ages were encouraged to submit up to three photographs taken within one year of the contest deadline. Entries were judged by a professional photographer, with cash prizes awarded to first place winners in each of the three categories (people, places and things), as well as for best of show. One entry allowed per participant per category and all works were presented anonymously for judging.