The parks in Fair Oaks Village are about to undergo historical changes. Thanks to Measure J, over 10 million dollars of improvements to Plaza Parks, Village Park, and the Amphitheater are about to happen.
In a few short years, the existing parks and buildings will be captures only in the memories and photos that remain. That's where you come in! In partnership with the Park District and the Historical Society, we are hosting a contest to capture these landmarks' best photos and stories as they exist right now.
The rules are simple:
Before the end of August, post your favorite photos and/or stories here about one of the following four areas undergoing renovations:
Clubhouse - interior and exterior
Theatre - reproduction of art mural, interior, and exterior
Plaza Park - exterior
Village Park - exterior
Starting September 1st, we will conduct a poll to let the community vote for their favorites.
During the Chicken Festival on September 18th will announce the winners and award prizes.
Please note, you can use existing photos or take new photos outdoors anytime.
To submit an entry, email your photos or stories to FOVECwebmaster@gmail.com with the subject line "Photo/Story Contest". By submitting an entry, you agree to the following:
All photos and stories must be original work taken by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the photo or story contains, and the photo or story must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.
Entries will not be accepted unless submitted via the official contest channel before September 1st, 2021.
Entries will be judged by community voting. All decisions are final. FOVEC reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to stated contest rules.
By entering the Contest, entrants agree that FOVEC can use photos submitted for advertising purposes.
The winner will be contacted via the email address provided during entry. If no response is received after three business days, a new winner will be selected, and the previous winner will forfeit all rights to the prize.
The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.