Release Date: Thursday, June 9th 2011

2011 East Town Community Photo Contest

Description:

East Town Association has announced their 2011 East Town Community Photo Contest. The contest theme focuses on events and locations within the East Town neighborhood in Downtown Milwaukee. East Town is defined as the area from the lake to the river and from Ogden to Clybourn in downtown Milwaukee. Photos must be submitted by 5pm on August 1, 2011. Contest will be judged by a panel consisting of professional photographer(s), contest organizers and urban marketers.  The winner will be decided based on all 6 photos submitted. 

Rules:

The competition is open to all photographers.

• There is no entry fee.
• Please keep digital manipulation to a minimum; your photograph should faithfully represent the image as you saw it.
• Please do not include a watermark or border.
• Digital submissions only. Images must be no less than 7x11 at 300dpi (8 megapixel camera). No larger than a 20mb file. .JPG, .jpg, .jpeg format only.
• You must be the photographer and owner of the copyright for any image entered.
• By entering this competition, you grant East Town Association license to display your photograph online or in any print materials. Photographer will always be credited.
Digital files must be submitted to photocontest@easttown.com by 5pm on August 1, 2011
• Each contestant must submit one image from each of the six categories below:

  1. Jazz in the Park/Bastille Days/East Town Market/Milwaukee Firkin Fest/Food Truck Friday (image from one of these East Town events)
  2. Jazz in the Park/Bastille Days/East Town Market/Milwaukee Firkin Fest/Food Truck Friday (image from one of these East Town events)
  3. Historic building or icon in East Town
  4. Photographers Choice in East Town
  5. Photographers Choice in East Town
  6. Photographers Choice in East Town

Prizes:

1st Place: 2 AirTran tickets, East Town gift package & VIP invitation to Jazz in the Park on August 11. ($1000+ value)

2nd Place: East Town gift package & VIP invitation to Jazz in the Park on August 11. ($400+ value)

3rd Place: East Town gift package & VIP invitation to Jazz in the Park on August 11. ($250+ value)

 

 

*AirTran tickets must be used by December 31, 2011*

EASTTOWN FACTS

The East Town Association was officially incorporated in 1983, although it began in the early 1960’s.


The first Bastille Days took place July 17 & 18 in 1982 and we celebrate the 30th anniversary in 2011. 


East Town Market celebrates 15 years in 2011 and over 80 vendors participate annually.


Jazz in the Park started in 1991, 21 years later we have over 8,000 weekly attendees.


The Storm the Bastille started in 1985.  Today, over 5000 runners and walkers participate.


November through May, check out the East Town Market at Discovery World on the 2nd Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. 


The first Bastille Days was located on Jefferson Street directly in front of George Watts & Son, today Bastille Days has four stages and occupies eight city blocks.


Beginning in 2009, we no longer allow guests to carry in their own alcoholic beverages to any of our events, including Jazz in the Park. Support these free events and buy a glass of wine!


Over 200 businesses and 100 individuals are members of the East Town Association, see why!


Did you know you can get your knives sharpened at the East Town Market?

EAST TOWN ASSOCIATION 825 N Jefferson St Milwaukee, WI 53202 414.271.1416 email: info@easttown.com
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