Call for high school artists now includes cash prizes

7 Apr

The Ethnic Fest Poster Contest now includes cash prizes, thanks to Jerry McLaughlin, a retired owner of JayRay Communications who has sponsored the contest for the past six years:

  • 1st place: $200
  • 2nd place: $100
  • 3rd place: $50

Ethnic Fest 2013 will be held on July 27 and 28, 2013, in Tacoma’s Wright Park. In preparation for this annual celebration of culture and community, all Pierce County high school students are invited to participate in the Ethnic Fest Poster Contest.

Submissions must be received by 4:30 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The first-place winner’s artwork may be used on select Ethnic Fest marketing and promotional materials. It will be displayed in a prominent location at Ethnic Fest. Second- and third-place winners’ artwork will also be displayed at Ethnic Fest.

Since 1986, Ethnic Fest has grown to become the largest celebration of culture and community in Tacoma, with an estimated attendance of over 60,000 participants. Voted the best festival of the South Sound, this family-friendly, free festival hosts Kid’s Zones, multiple stages, as well as numerous specialty arts and crafts, food and information vendor booths.

Visit EthnicFestTacoma.com for complete contest rules and entry materials. Information: Kristy Gledhill, Recreation Marketing Supervisor, Metro Parks
Tacoma, (253) 548-5710.

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