Each and every Summer we have a blast reading entries and picking winners from our annual "You're So SoWal" contest. Each year is unique and each year is bigger and better - thanks to all who enter! We want to hear from you - whether you are a first timer or if you are a veteran and enter every year. We're asking all you SoWal beach lovers to send us more of your good stuff by completing the thought, "You're So SoWal If . . . " Please Enter Below ... Enter as many times as you like! What does it mean to be so in love with South Walton Beaches? What's unique about South Walton? What's quirky? What's beautiful? What's funny? How about that traffic?!? Why is that sign on the beach!? Where's my next Margarita at?! Check here on the SoWal Forum (one of the best sources for source material), SoWal Facebook and Twitter often to see some of the best submissions during the contest. Finalists and winners will be published on the site at the end of the season. Last summer's contest got a flood of responses, with hundreds of entries from locals and visitors. The SoWal Staff and some discerning local judges helped us narrow down the best entries. Our 2014 Overall Winner You're so SoWal if ... you're resting in peace, but still alive. - Gerard Dalessandro Our 2014 First Runner Up You're So SoWal if ... your bumper stickers reads, "I'm a proud parent of a beach bum". - Eve Andriola Our 2014 Second Runner Up You're So SoWal if ... you get teary eyed when you see the OPEN sign light up at Seagrove Market Cafe after a long winter. - Elaine Parrett Click here to read all of last year's winners and finalists.