Welcome to The News-Gazette's Summer Pet Lover's Contest!
How does it work?
We're taking entries for the cutest pet in the area. The cost to enter your pet is $5, and you can upload a .jpg. Voting will take place on July 12th, and the first round of voting will end on July 21st. 78 Winners from the first round of voting will move onto the second round, where the top 5 will receive prizes.
Can I still play if the contest has already started?
Yes. Photos can be entered up to June 30th to be on the voting ballot. You will be able to vote on the photos starting on July 12th.
Are there prizes? There will be 1st through 5th place prizes. Winners will be announced during the first week of August.
First Place: Pet Gift Basket valued at $500
Second Place: Pet Gift Basket valued at $300
Third Place: Pet Gift Basket valued at $150
Fourth Place: Pet Gift Basket valued at $100
Fifth Place: Pet Gift Certificate valued at $50
A portion of the proceeds from the contest will be donated to the Champaign County Humane Society and the Vermilion County Animal Shelter.
All times are in Central Time.
Sun, Jun 21 2015 12:00 AM -
Tue, Jun 30 2015 11:59 PM