We know of some pretty nice viewing spots from nearby properties that might give you the edge on the competition down on the beach: The Sonesta Maho and the Royal Islander Club, for example.
Participants must register and pay a $20 entry fee at the St. Maarten Tourist Office information desk in the SXM terminal. Photograph submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org (good luck remembering that one) on or before March 22. Include your full name and address along with up to three JPG photos (minimum size of 1200x800). Be sure to turn on your camera's timestamp feature as all photos must contain the date and time.
The photographer of the winning image must be present at the prize giving ceremony on March 23 at Sunset Beach Bar to receive the cash prize, but that shouldn't be too tough to swallow as it's the island's most famous bar.
[Photos: Will McGough for Jaunted]