CANTON, OH (July 12, 2011) – Cash prizes will be awarded in the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival's 23rd 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 28 through Aug. 9. 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 Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography, 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: Concert and Fireworks, Balloon Classic Invitational/Jackson Belden Food Fest & Fireworks, 2-Mile and 5-Mile Races, Community Parade, Ribs Burnoff, Timken Grand Parade and 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. Applications are available at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival website at www.profootballhofef.com. The complete Enshrinement Festival schedule of events is also available on the website.
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. 26.
For more information, contact Karen Khourey at (330) 458-2053 or firstname.lastname@example.org.