The village of Newark is accepting photos of snowmen and sculptures through March 1 for the fourth annual Snowman Building Contest.
Village residents and businesses are encouraged to create snow sculptures throughout February. For residents, the prizes are $100 for first place and $50 for second place. The winning business will receive the Snowman Trophy and pizza.
The entry must be built in the village of Newark and suitable for all ages. Residential entries must be located on the property’s front lawn area in clear view from the road; it must not block sidewalks or driveways. Business entries must be located in front of the business on a lawn area or sidewalk no more than 3 feet from the building; it cannot block sidewalks or building entrances.
Only food coloring can be used to color the entries. No wood or metal framework can be incorporated in the sculpture’s structure. Sculptures should be of a noninteractive nature, meaning there should not be areas intended for people to walk on, crawl, stand, sit under or climb.
Only photos taken by contest judges will be considered.
For information, call 315-331-4770.