and the winner is...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/17/2021:
GARNETT, KS- Garnett Tourism is hosting a contest in search of the next new “big” event in Garnett. The City is encouraging organizations to enter the New 2022 Special Event Contest by application by November 15, 2021 deadline. The winning special event will receive a minimum of $1,000 towards the advertising of the new event or execution of the event. The winning entry in the contest would need to take place in 2022. The judging criteria is as follows:
Points will be tabulated to determine the winner -
The winner will be announced during the November 23 Garnett City Commission Meeting.
Type of Events Garnett Tourism is accepting for consideration include but are not limited to:
11/16/2021: The entry period for this contest has ended.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/16/2021:
GARNETT, KS - Garnett Tourism received five (5) entries in the 2022 New Special Event Contest. Those entries included:
At the conclusion of the presentation phase of the contest, a recommendation was provided by the Garnett Tourism Advisory Committee to the City Commission on the selection of the contest winner. The City Commission will consider the Committee's recommendation during the November 23rd Garnett City Commission Meeting, to be held in the Commission Room at City Hall. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the meeting in person or watch the meeting stream live on the @garnettks Facebook page.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/24/2021:
GARNETT, KS: At the Tuesday, November 23rd Garnett City Commission meeting,
the Commission approved the recommendation of the Tourism Advisory Committee
by awarding not just one winner but declared all five entries submitted in the
New 2022 Special Event Contest as winners. Each winning organization will receive
a minimum $1,000 in Transient Guest Tax Funds grant towards approved expenses relating to their contest entry event. The winners are: