Westford Snow Sculpture 2017 – and Winter Photo contest
Deadline to submit any Photos for both contest is midnight, March 30, 2017
Individuals, businesses or other Westford location. see samples below – send in photos of sculptures by no later than midnight on March 302017. Judges need to visit sculptures if at all possible before deadline of March 30th. The sooner you send in your photo of the sculpture – the judges can view the sculpture. If possible we are trying to schedule a “Westford Snow Sculpture Day Building Contest – for March – Watch for updates and snow updates
Open to Westford residents/Businesses/Organizations/Schools only
Home/business/Organization Sculpture Contest – Start date – February 1 2017
***Westford School/Preschool/Daycare Contest – started February 5, 2017
BE CREATIVE: with your winter – Snowman, Snow Houses, Snow figures, or your own sculpture.
Rules and requirements for Snow building:
1.Sculptures should be placed in an easily accessible area for ease in judging and seeing by the public.
2.There is no theme, but sculptures must be in good taste and family friendly.
3.Non-toxic dyes and props may be used.
4.Contestants participate at their own risk.
The Westford Winter FunFest Committee and WestfordCAT will not be held responsible for any personal injury or loss of or damage to any personal property.
The Westford Winter FunFest Committee and Westford CAT reserves the right to acquire all visual documentation (including photos) and to use the documentation for promotional and informational purposes without indemnity to the participants.
- ***Special Division: Westford School Classes & Westford Child Care Centers
WestfordCAT and Westford Winter FunFest Committee are issuing a challenge to all K-12 schools and Child Care Centers in Westford to show their winter spirit and transform their school yards and play areas into a Winter Wonderland. Build snow sculptures of your school/child care center’s mascot, favorite animals, cartoon characters, or even your favorite teacher! All K-12 schools/child care centers that register a snow sculpture will be entered into a drawing for a special Gift Certificate to Staples or Michael ‘s for their Classroom/School/Child Care Center.
Judging points will be given for Creativity,winter theme, location & ??? for both contests
Samples from past years
Westford Family FunFest & Westford CAT will be sponsoring the 5th Annual Westford Winter Photo Contest from Feb 1 – March 15 2017
Take Winter Photos of Westford (must be photos from 2017)… be creative in your photography – Contest is open to Westford residents, businesses, organizations and schools. #2 – Westford Winter Photo Contest: sponsored by WestfordCAT
- Take a photo of any winter scene in Westford only – contest starts February 1, 2017 and deadline March 15, 2017. .
- Email up to 3 photos to email@example.com. include the name of the participants, , Division ( see below), Theme of photo/place, address and a phone number. If under 18 , Parents/leaders name must be included.
Voting will be on the WestfordCAT Facebook page – starting March 16-20, 2017
Thank you to WestfordCAT for sponsoring the Winter Photo contest 2017 and having the voting for the winner on the Westford CAT Facebook page.
Samples of 2016 Contest
Carol Orton -Sunset on the Nab Lake Shoreline
1st Place Winner
George Demetrious – Winter on Nab Lake – After the Storm
2nd Place Winner – picked up his check at WestfordCAT
Alex Harkness – Westford Winter in the Ponds
3rd Place Winner
See all the other photos below….
Alex Harkness… Fallen tree in Westford Pond
1) Spring is coming in the snow
2) Winter at the Edge of Westford Lake Dam
3) Lonely bench in Westford winter
Ruth Blair -Sunshine after the Storm
Fairview Beauty in the Snow
Christopher Walsh -Snow on the Edge of a Westford Roof
Westford Forest of Snow
Limbs of Westford Winter
DIVISIONS: Prizes ( for each contest – Snow Sculpture and Winter Photos Contest )
Family/children $25 Prize
Groups (scouts, youth groups,etc) $25 Prize
Adults/Businesses (High school & older) built $25 Prize
- Most Popular Westford Sculpture and Westford Winter Photo Watch for more details. Prize – $25
Special Certificates will be given for 2nd and 3rd Place – photos will be sent to the media and displayed at the J.V. Fletcher Library . ts
Winners will be announced by April 1, 2017…..
In addition to being recognized as the best Westford Snow Sculptors and Winter Photographers in Westford for 2016, Winners will have your sculpture/winter photo displayed on WestfordCAT website & Access TV, photo will be submitted to different media outlets, and included as a possible picture in the Roudenbush Community Center Winter Brochure 2017 and a Cash Prize (see above).
Each sculpture and photo will be displayed on the 2017 Westford Snow Sculpture Photo page at Westford Family FunFest.
How to Register:
All Westford residents, K-12 schools , youth organizations, and business sculptures must register with Westford Family FunFest as soon as their sculptures/photos are completed and email 2-3 digital pictures of the sculpture/winter photo…send them to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Westford Family FunFest PO Box 134 Westford, MA 01886 .
- A list of completed sculptures will be listed on www.westford.org/funfest so that the Westford Community can visit the sculptures. The judging committee will try to visit each sculpture and view the digital pictures.
ALL SNOW SCULPTURES and Westford Winter Photos MUST BE COMPLETED, PHOTOGRAPHED AND EMAILED to email@example.com or mailed to Westford Family FunFest POBox 134 Westford, MA 01886 by no later than midnight, March 15, 2017.
Watch for Date of – Build on Special Westford Snow Sculpture Day in early March, 2016 – no date yet because of lack of snow.
Watch website for any updates or changes.