CANTON, OH (Aug. 14, 2013) – Cash prizes will be awarded in the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival's 25th annual Photo Contest. Snapshot enthusiast or professional photographer? All are invited to enter photos taken at any of the outdoor Enshrinement Festival events in 2013. Awards will be made in both the professional and non-professional categories, and some of the winning photos may be used in future Enshrinement Festival publications. Due to the generous support of the Western Reserve Group, 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/Jackson Belden Food Fest & Fireworks
  • Concert and Fireworks
  • 2-Mile and 5-Mile Races (including the Kids Fun Run)
  • Community Parade
  • Ribs Burnoff
  • Timken Grand Parade
  • Drum Corps International Competition
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. If you have more than 10 great photos to submit, multiple entry fees are welcomed. Entry forms are available at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival website at

The deadline for receiving photos is 5 p.m. on Aug. 23. All entries must be mailed or delivered to: Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 222 Market Ave. N, Canton, OH 44702. The winning photos will be on display at the Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography (located at 520 Cleveland Ave. N in downtown Canton) and on the Enshrinement Festival’s website. For more information, contact Andrea Hartman at (330) 458-2054 or