The flier for The Great Nor’Easter is attached to this email. The event
takes place on Saturday, April 2, and is being held at Lake Compounce.
In addition, we’ll be holding the 2nd Annual ACE New England Photo
Contest. The rules for the contest appear below.
Hope to see you there!
New England Regional Representative
American Coaster Enthusiasts
835 Coasters in 31 states and 17 countries
ATTENTION ROLLER COASTER PHOTOGRAPHERS!
THE SECOND ANNUAL
ACE NEW ENGLAND PHOTO CONTEST
At The Great Nor’Easter
April 2, 2016
ACE members love to take photos of roller coasters while visiting
amusement parks. Well now is the chance to submit your favorites to share in a
photo contest – open to New England ACEers only! Go over all those photos
you’ve taken – you’ll want to choose your best photos and have them ready for
ACE members of Region 1 (New England states: Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) may submit up to three
photos for the contest. Photos should be no smaller than 8 by 10, or larger
than 11 by 14 inches. Each photo must be roller coaster related, must show an
existing or defunct roller coaster, and must have been taken by the
entrant. No on-ride photos will be accepted.
Each photo needs to be in an envelope with the name of the person
entering, their ACE membership number, the name of the coaster and the park where
the coaster is located. Those wishing to submit photos must arrive by 10:30
to allow for the photos to be registered and displayed. NO photos will be
accepted after 11:00 a.m.
Members who cannot attend who wish to submit photos may have another
member submit the photo for them, or they may mail their photo(s)* by March 19
to: Emery Picotte, 473 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI 02864.
The photos will be on display during the event. One ballot will be issued
to each attendee upon arrival, who will vote for their favorite photos.
Each photo with a first place vote will earn 3 points; each second place
vote will earn two points; each third place vote will earn one point. Only one
vote per photo will be permitted, or entire ballot will be invalidated.
Prizes will be awarded by popular ballots for 1st, 2nd and 3rd favorite
Winning photos, with the permission of the photographers, will be kept and
automatically entered in the ACE Coaster Con XXXIX photo contest, being
held in June. Remaining photos will be returned at the end of the event.
*Entries submitted by mail must also include a self-addressed stamped
mailer with adequate postage for their return.