Help us Chalk the Walk!
Belgium's Village-wide Rummage Sales on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 will bring thousands of guests to our village.
Let's greet them properly by Chalking the Walk with fun, friendly, colorful sidewalk chalk messages welcoming them to Belgium!
The winning design will win a Four-Pack of tickets to Buechler Farms, LLC upcoming "KICK THE DUST UP" RODEO on Saturday, June 15th! Our runner up will receive their own cool kids' chalk set!
To enter, simply snap a picture of your chalk design and upload it, along with the address of the design, to the COMMENTS section in the "Chalk the Walk Photos" thread that will be posted on the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce's facebook page on Thursday, May 9th. All interested entries must be posted to this thread by 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 11th.
Entrants must provide their own chalk and may design on their driveway or any village sidewalk (no streets!). Designs must be drawn between Thursday, May 9th and Saturday, May 11th within Belgium village limits.
Whichever photo in the Chalk the Walk Photo thread on the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce's Page receives the most likes by 5:00 pm Wednesday, May 15th will be declared the winners. Full contest rules are below.
1.) Designs should communicate a warm, welcoming message to the thousands of guests who visit the village of Belgium during the village-wide rummage sales Saturday, May 11th, 2019. Any submission with profanity or content deemed inappropriate by our judges will be disqualified.
2.) There is no size requirement for the design. Make it as big or as small as you like!
3.) Designs must be done using washable chalk as the main form of media. Entrants must provide their own chalk.
4.) Designs may be done on your driveway or village sidewalks but, due to safety concerns, may not be done on village streets. Entrants are prohibited from chalking any buildings, signs, or other village property. Entrants will be held responsible for any damage done to village property.
5.) Address of the design must be within the village limits in Belgium, WI.
6.) Contest is open to all ages and entries may be completed by multiple artists. Only one prize will be awarded per contest submission.
7.) To enter contest, submit a photo of the design, with the address of the design, as a COMMENT to the "Chalk the Walk Photos Thread” that the Chamber will post to its facebook page on Thursday, May 9th.
8.) Photos can be submitted any time starting once the thread is posted Thursday, May 9th but must be posted no later than 4:00 pm Saturday, May 11th, 2019 to qualify.
9.) If you are unable to photograph your design and/or are unable to post your photo on facebook, but would still like to participate, contact the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce via email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, May 10th at 5:00 pm with the subject line: Chalk the Walk Entry” and provide us with your name, phone number and address to arrange for someone to come snap a picture of your design for you and upload it to the facebook photo thread.
9.) By entering the contest, you agree to the use of a photo of your design on a public facebook page. The comment of the design photo that receives the most likes on facebook by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 will be deemed the winner of the grand prize, with the second highest number of likes receiving second prize. In case of a tie, judges will decide the winner based on the image that communicates the best welcome message to our visitors. The judges’ decision is final.
10.) Inclement Weather: If no submissions are received due to inclement weather, contest will be canceled and no prizes will be awarded.
11.) Prizes: One (1) grand prize: A four-pack of tickets to the Kick Up the Dust Rodeo at Buechler Farms, Saturday, June 15th. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Approximate total retail value: $60. One (1) second prize: A children’s chalk set. Approximate retail value: $10.