TAMPA, Fla. (October 1, 2018) The Ybor City Development Corporation’s (YCDC) Summer 2018 Photo Contest received over 170 photo submissions. The contest launched in search of the best images of Ybor City and ran from Aug. 2 to midnight on Sept. 30.
Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels were encouraged to enter up to five of their favorite images in the categories of Architecture, Nature/Landscape, Lifestyle or Food/Entertainment.
Within each category there will be one winner and up to five recommended photographers.
The list of up to five photographers from each category will be selected and announced prior to Oct. 5 and the overall winner will be announced Oct. 17. Judging will be based on the single image and not the series of images. Winning and recommended photographers will be credited on the Ybor City online website and possibly displayed at the Ybor City Development Corporation Office.
Winners within each category will be notified by email and will receive a package which includes a variety of prizes from Ybor City merchants. Participating businesses include: Buffalo Wild Wings, Bernini of Ybor, Carne Chophouse, Due Amici, The Big Easy, The Brass Tap, Tampa Bay Brewing Company, Gaspar’s Grotto, Hamburger Mary’s, La Faraona Cigars, La Herencia de Cuba, Long Ash Cigars, New Urban Suites, Nicahabana Cigars, New York New York Pizza, Tabanero Cigars, The Stone Soup Company, Samurai Blue Sushi & Sake Bar, Tequilas Ybor, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn and 7 Eleven.
To learn more about upcoming events in Tampa Bay’s National Historic Landmark District, visit our website at https://yborcityonline.com/events/list/.