2017 Lilac Time Photo Contest

ThinkstockPhotos-156517583This year, the Village of Lombard is hosting its Fourth Annual Lilac Photo Contest, and is seeking photos from 2017's Lilac Time events. Submitted photos should be taken in Lombard between May 6-21, 2017. The deadline for submissions is 4:30 p.m., on Friday, May 26th. The top three winning photographers will win a prize.

The goal of the contest is to collect and display beautiful images from the community during Lombard’s most popular time of year. During the contest, residents, non-residents are encouraged to submit up to 10, high resolution (300dpi) digital photos. Printed photos may also be submitted, but digital are preferred. 

All submitted photos may be featured on the Village website, displayed at Village Hall and used in future promotional materials. 
Photos must be received by Friday, May 26th via email to meadea@villageoflombard.org or dropped off in hard copy on a CD at Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave. Photos submitted on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter must include #VOLLilacTime. The deadline for submission is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 26th. All submissions must include a signed release form that acknowledges the photographer's rights to the photos. 

The top winner of the contest will receive a prize package valued at least $100 and have their photo featured prominently in the August/September issue of The Pride newsletter, which is mailed to every household in Lombard. The winning photo will also be featured on the Lombard Channel and on display at Village Hall for public view and will also receive a certificate and will be recognized by the Village Board of Trustees at a regularly scheduled meeting.

A number of photos submitted to the Village during the Lilac Time Photo Contest will also be featured in a gallery on the Village’s Facebook page and used for future use by the Village of Lombard. All photos submitted to the Village during the contest are subject to future use by the Village of Lombard. 

Anyone with questions about the Lilac Time Photo Contest can contact Communications Coordinator Avis Meade at (630) 620-5718 or email meadea@villageoflombard.org. For a full listing of Lilac Time events, please visit www,lombardlilactime.com.