As you know by now, Denton is one of 6 finalists for Most Fun Town in the USA in the Rand McNally and USA Today Best of the Road contest. We want to show them just how FUN Denton is and you can help! The information below is about the sign contest the Denton CVB is running (taken from their Blog on DiscoverDenton.com), so see the rules and bring your sign to the 4th of July Parade, Flag Ceremony at City Hall, Dan's Silver Leaf, Kiwanis Fireworks Show, and Thursday Twilight Tunes. Locations for these events are listed below. Keep following on Facebook @Downtown Denton - Denton Main Street Association, @Downtown Denton, Texas or @Discover Denton for details and updates. Good luck Denton!
Contest Overview: The Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking for original, unique, creative signs to welcome TEAM FRESHTRAVELER in the Rand McNally and USA TODAY second annual Best of the Road Rally. The team is in search for the Most Fun Town in America and Denton is in the final cut – the top 6!
Sign submissions will be accepted June 22- July 6th. Winners will be determined by an online voting contest. Original Best of the Road T-shirts and Denton Swag will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The Winners and contestant entrants may have a chance to be seen on the Travel Channel with TEAM FRESHTRAVELER as well as receive the opportunity to have their sign shown or featured on Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau Websites including but not limited to:
Denton CVB social media platforms
All Signs must be submitted by Friday, July 6, 2012 by 12pm.
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED Friday, July 6 at 3pm on www.facebook.com/DiscoverDentonTX.
STEP 1: Create your welcome sign to include the following:
The word “Welcome”
The team name “FreshTraveler”
The color orange somewhere on the sign
STEP 2: Take a picture of your sign at one of the following events Team FreshTraveler will attend or anywhere you find the team during their Denton tour July 4-5.
Yankee Doodle Parade (starts at Wells Fargo at Locust and Hickory and goes West on Hickory, North on Elm, back East on Oak, north on Locust, East on McKinney to City Hall and Civic Center. Note, the route goes opposite direction of the usual one-way streets around the square.)
Formal Flag Ceremony and Official Welcome (at City Hall on McKinney Street)
Making of "FreshTraveler" ice cream at Beth Marie's
10 am - Noon
4th of July Celebration at Dan's Silverleaf
5:30 - 10 pm
Kiwanis Fireworks Show (UNT Fouts Field)
Twilight Tunes: Special start time and FeshTraveler team member Anna Haas performs before feature band Lisa Markley and the Ne’er –Do-Wells. Sit on the Locust Street side of lawn.
STEP 3: Upload your image of your sign and tell everyone to vote for your sign!
All Submissions will be property of the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau. There is no limit to submissions. Submissions, must have been created specifically for Contest, and must not have been published or released commercially. Submissions must not include or depict any of the following: obscenity, inappropriate language or lyrics, inappropriate attire, nudity, explicit sexual activity, illegal drug, alcohol or tobacco use, violence, firearms, weapons, activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, religious references, promotion of any political agenda or message, commercial products, unauthorized copyrighted, trademarked or trade dress properties, including, but not limited to, music, photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images. Any material that is hateful, tortuous, defamatory, disparaging, derogatory, slanderous, libelous, or otherwise unlawful, material that violates or infringes on another’s rights, including but not limited to, rights of privacy or publicity, copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property rights, material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promotes discrimination based on race, ethnicity, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, personal identifiable information, including but not limited to, personal names, license plates, phone numbers, personal addresses, and any other content, including but not limited to, text, images, graphics, photographs, captions and descriptions, data, codes or programs that could be considered inappropriate or offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.