A Baby Photo Contest will again take place during the Elizabethtown Fair this year. Children two years of age or younger are eligible. The deadline for entry is noon on Saturday, Aug. 18. The contest is being run by the GEARS Community Center. Photographs may be dropped at the Community Center daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or by contacting Joyce Hardman at 717-367-0119. Photographs will also be accepted in the Fair Office between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Aug. 18.
Although any 5-inch by 7-inch or 8-inch by 10-inch photographs are acceptable, it is recommended that vertical 8 x 10 photographs be submitted for display purposes. Photocopies will be accepted. Parent’s and child’s name, address and phone number are to appear on the back of the photograph.
The photos will be displayed at the fair throughout Fair Week. It is recommended that photos be picked up Saturday, Aug. 25, in the Fair Office, following the announcement of winners. Any photos not picked up at this time will be available for pick-up at the GEARS Community Center. All photos must be claimed by Friday, Sept. 7.
For voting purposes, during Fair Week, one cent equals one vote. All forms of United States money are acceptable. Winners of 1st ($200), 2nd ($100) and 3rd ($50) place will be announced at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25.
The contest will be coordinated by the GEARS Community Center. Proceeds from the contest will benefit the GEARS Community Center and the Elizabethtown Fair.
Anyone who wants more information may call Joyce Hardman at 717-367-0119.