PressRelease May 2016

Mildred Kugler (third from left) is seen here at the Tour of Somerville bike race in 1940.

Tour of Somerville 2016 photo contest

Somerville, NJ (May 26, 2016) -  Officials of the Tour of Somerville are pleased to announce the first official amateur photo competition to be held during the Memorial Day events on Monday, May 30th. Come to Downtown Somerville with your cameras, phones, or tablets and enjoy the day’s activities.

Spectators are encouraged to capture the spirit of the day, including patriotism, celebration, and more. The top ten photos in each category will be featured on the Tour of Somerville website. CASH PRIZES of $50 will be awarded to the first place winners of each category. Photos must be submitted by Wednesday, June 1st for consideration. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, June 8th.

Competition Categories:
1.   Parade photo
2.   Race photo
3.   Patriotic photo
4.   Family & Friends photo
5.   Lawn Party photo
6.   Retail Storefront photo
7.   Cyclist POV men (photo or 30 second video clip)
8.   Cyclist POV women (photo or 30 second video clip)  

The competition will be sponsored by Unity Cinemas, a Somerville video production company.

The parade starts at 9 AM and the bicycle races start at 10:45  

For more details, visit the official contest page: http://www.tourofsomerville.org/photo-contest.html