WHAT IS THE KEYS CUTEST PET CONTEST?
The Keys Cutest Pet Contest is an annual contest held by The Key West Citizen to find the Florida Keys' cutest pet, ugliest pet and dynamic duo or look alike. All proceeds from the contest benefit The Citizen Newspapers In Education (NIE) Program.
WHAT IS NEWSPAPERS-IN-EDUCATION (NIE)?
The Citizen's Newspapers In Education Program provides over 125,000 copies per school year (more than 3,500 papers a week) of The Key West Citizen to classrooms throughout the Monroe County School District. NIE is designed to give Monroe County K-12 educators an added resource in the classroom to enhance existing curriculum and encourage reading.Your participation in this contest raises funds to pay for these newspapers.
Can I still play if the contest already started?
Even procrastinators can get this one right. Entries will be accepted starting April 1st, 2014. All entries must be received no later than 5pm, June 30th, 2014.
Are there Prizes?
Prizes vary from year to year however a small sampling of previous years’ prizes include jet ski tours, gift certificates to various local attractions and restaurants, art prints, sunset cruises, movie tickets, and of course, numerous prizes for your pets! Winners will be notified on August 1st and announced August 10,11,and 12 in The Key West Citizen.