Catching a Great Sunset and A Great Meal
Catching a Great Sunset and A Great Meal Can Win You Big Money At Sunset Grille
By: Kelly Woodard
Anyone who has ever visited Sunset Grille in Perdido Key knows that they boasts some of the best sunset views around. Now it’s your chance to cash in on those beautiful sunset moments captured on camera with the 1st Annual Sunset Grille Photo Contest! Now through September 1st, head on out to the waterfront restaurant, snap a picture of its iconic sunset and you could potentially win one of the many great prizes the restaurant is offering.
The contest is for the best sunset photos taken from Holiday Harbor/Sunset Grille on Perdido Key, FL as judged by a panel of three independent professionals. The contest will consist of three categories, as follows, with the prize packages indicated. General Category: This category is open to all individuals and ages, except employees of Holiday Harbor Marina and Sunset Grille, their families and professional photographers are not eligible. Awards in this category will be made to the top three photos. Award packages in this category will consist of the Grand Prize -- 3-night condo beach accommodations (provided by Point South Vacation Rentals) $300 cash, $100 gift certificate to Sunset Grille and $100 in merchandise. 2nd Place -- $200 cash, $50 gift certificate to Sunset Grille and $50 in merchandise, and 3rd Place -- $100 cash, $25 gift certificate to Sunset Grille and $25 in merchandise.
There will also be two special categories. The Account Customers category is open to individuals, and only individuals, who have a storage account and/or a fuel account with Holiday Harbor Marina. An individual photograph submitted in this category may not also be submitted in the General Category or in the Special Category – Cell Phone. The award in this category will consist of $100 cash, $50 gift certificate to Sunset Grille and $50 in merchandise.
The Cell Phone category is open to all individuals who submit a photograph designated for this category that was taken with a cell phone of any type. An individual photograph submitted in this category may not also be submitted in the General Category or the Special Category – Account Category. The award in this category will consist of $100 cash, $50 gift certificate to Sunset Grille and $50 in merchandise.
A $5.00 entry fee (cash or check) is required for each person submitting an entry. Each person may submit up to three (3) photographs for the same $5.00 entry fee, but only one prize will be awarded per person. Each entry entered in any category must be submitted in the form of an 8” x 10” photograph printed on photograph paper, with the following information on the back of each photograph: photographer’s name, address, phone number and email address.
All photos must also include the date the photograph was taken, a photograph title, and a digital copy of the photograph on disk, thumb drive, SD card or similar common digital media. An e-mailed submission does not satisfy the digital copy requirement. All participants must provide a signed and dated release authorizing Holiday Harbor Marina and/or Sunset Grille to use submitted photographs.
Submission may be made in person (hand delivered) or mailed to Sunset Grille, 14050 Canal-A-Way Drive, Pensacola, FL 32507. All submissions must be received by 5:00 pm, September 8, 2014, although all pictures must be taken before September 1st.
Winners in each category will be selected by a panel of three (3) independent judges with professional credentials, with the final judging occurring during the period September 9 through September 25, 2014. Judging will be based on such factors as composition, color, originality and "wow factor" as evaluated by the judges. Decisions of the judges are final.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Sunset Grille on September 27, 2014. Winners will be invited to attend, but do not have to be present. For winners not present, awards will be mailed after the awards ceremony.
For more information, please visit www.myholidayharbor.com or call 850-492-0555.