Calling all artists!

Test your talent and enter your artwork into tourist commission Christmas card contest

By Staff Report

September 12, 2007 at 2:58 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

CARD CONTEST. Fire up your paint brushes for the 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission’s Christmas Card Contest. Pictured above are the winners from last year’s competition. There will only be one winner this year, so the time is now to begin sketc
CARD CONTEST. Fire up your paint brushes for the 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission’s Christmas Card Contest. Pictured above are the winners from last year’s competition. There will only be one winner this year, so the time is now to begin sketc
Get out your markers, paintbrushes, cameras and computers. It's time for the 2007 3rd Annual River Parishes Tourist Commission's Christmas Card Contest.

The competition is open to the public, students of high schools in the River Parishes, and Attractions located in the River Parishes.

The 5" X 7" Christmas themed artwork or high resolution digital photography must showcase what makes the River Parishes a unique and exciting place for tourists to visit: Historic Plantations, Swamp Tours, Creole and Cajun Cuisine, Bonfires, and River Parishes Culture.

The winning card will be distributed to tourists who have visited the River Parishes from all over the world.

The winner will receive a framed and matted copy of the artwork to be displayed at the winner’s desired location.

A picture and brief story about the winning card will be published in local newspapers.

Contest entry deadline is Oct. 22 and the winner will be chosen on Oct. 31.

An official entry form must accompany each entry. No purchase or entry fee is required for participation.

Official entry forms and detailed contest rules may be obtained from the River Parishes Tourist Commission: 2900 Hwy 51, LaPlace, LA 70068 or by calling 985-359-2562.




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