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San Leandro Call for Entries of 3 Contests for 105th Anniversary of Cherry Festival

For full details about each of the contests, check the Cherry Festival website.

The City of San Leandro is pleased to announce three contests that will be a part of the upcoming 105th anniversary of the Cherry Festival, which is set to take place on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., along West Estudillo Avenue.  The three contests include:

Poster Contest

San Leandro students in grades K-8 are invited to submit entries for the poster contest.  Poster designs should convey the student's ideas regarding the Cherry Festival.  Poster entries may utilize any medium on paper no larger than 8½" x 17" (legal size).  Winners from four categories each will receive a Cherry Festival T-shirt and a certificate.  Entries must be submitted to the San Leandro Recreation Department at 835 East 14th Street San Leandro, CA 94577 by Friday, May 23rd 2014.  

Logo Contest

The logo contest is open to anyone ages 13 and up.  Any medium may be used so long as the design fits on an 8½" x 17" (legal size) sheet of paper.  Winning artwork will be used as the logo for the 2015 Cherry Festival.  Entries must be submitted to the San Leandro Recreation Department at 835 East 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577 by Friday, May 23rd 2014.  

Cherry Pie Bake-Off

As part of this recurring tradition, contestants must make and bake their own pie.  Pies will be judged on site the day of the event on presentation and taste in one of two categories: traditional or nontraditional.  Pre-registration is not required.  Contestants are invited to bring their pie, pie recipe, and completed entry form to the Information Booth at the Cherry Festival, between 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on May 31st.  Entry forms are available through the website provided below.  Late entries will not be accepted.  Winners will be awarded at 2:00 p.m. on the Main Stage.

For complete details, rules, submission instructions, and entry forms for any of the contests, please visit:http://www.bit.ly/cherryfestival2014.

For more information, please contact Dena Justice, Recreation Supervisor at (510) 577-3473 orCherryFestival@sanleandro.org. 

—Information submitted by City of San Leandro

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