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CANTON, OH (July 29, 2009) - Cash prizes will be awarded in the 2009 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival's 21st annual Photo Contest. Photos can be taken at any of the outdoor Enshrinement Festival events beginning July 31 through Aug. 9, and awards will be made in both the professional and non-professional categories.

Cash prizes for the contest total $1,800, and $100 prizes may be awarded to each of the seven first place photos chosen from professional and non-professional divisions in the following categories: Balloon Classic Invitational/Jackson Belden Food Fest & Fireworks, 5-Mile and 2-Mile Races, Community Parade, Drum Corps International Competition, Ribs Burnoff, Timken Grand Parade and Concert and Fireworks. Multiple honorable mention awards in the amount of $25 may also be given in each category. A Best of Show winner will be selected from all entries and will receive $250.

Up to 10 photos can be submitted for a single entry fee of $10. Applications are available at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Web site at www.profootballhofef.com. The complete Enshrinement Festival schedule of events is also available on the Web site.

All entries must be mailed or delivered to: Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 222 Market Ave. N., Canton, OH 44702.

The deadline for receiving photos is 5 p.m. on Aug. 28.

For more information, please contact Karen Khourey at (330) 458-2053 or karenk@cantonchamber.org.

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