Cash prizes will be awarded in the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival's 28th annual Photo Contest. Snapshot enthusiast or professional photographer? All are invited to enter by taking photos at any of the outdoor Enshrinement Festival events beginning July 24 through September 10. 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 six first place photos chosen from professional and non-professional divisions in the following categories: Community Parade, Balloon Classic/Jackson-Belden Music Fest & Fireworks, Drum Corps International Competition Tour of Champions, The Canton Repository Grand Parade, Canton Kickoff Celebration, and Gold Jacket 5K National Championship. 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 Web site at 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 Sept. 16. The winning photos will be on display at the Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography at 520 Cleveland Avenue North in downtown Canton, and on the Enshrinement Festival’s Web site.

For more information, contact Erin Adcock at (330) 458-2053 or