Enter Pawtucket's 15th annual Photo Contest

Enter Pawtucket's 15th annual Photo Contest

PAWTUCKET - The city of Pawtucket and The Camera Werks of Providence will sponsor the city's 15th annual Photo Contest.

Twelve winning photos will be judged and chosen by several local professional photographers which will make up the city of Pawtucket's 2014 City Calendar. This year's contest theme is "A Piece of Pawtucket." The deadline for entry is Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Contest Rules: All photo submissions should follow contest theme and have been taken within the past year. All photos must be taken in the city of Pawtucket. If your photo includes a recognizable person or people, you must secure permission from each person to use his/her image in the photo contest, or in the case of a minor, the minor's parent or guardian. Only one entry per contestant and must be submitted by the photographer. Photos may be color or black and white. Film or good quality digital prints will be accepted. Submitted photos should be mounted on foamcore or mountboard, but not framed; overall size of the mounted photo should not be smaller than 8-by-10 inches or larger than 12-by-18 inches. All photos will be on display at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center during the Pawtucket Arts Festival beginning Sept. 6 and throughout the month of September.

Mayor's Choice Award will receive $100 cash prize; First Place will receive $75 cash prize; 2nd Place will receive $50 cash prize with remaining winners receiving gift certificates.

Entry Forms are available at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center, 175 Main St., Pawtucket; the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. or The Camera Werks, 766 Hope St., Providence.

Winners will be announced on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m., at a public reception where they may meet the contest judges at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center, 175 Main St., Pawtucket.

For a complete list of contest rules, visit www.pawtucketartsfestival.org . For more information, call 401-273-5367.