Ultimate St. Louis Tourist Contest

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(KPLR) – Kim Tucci, the chairman of the St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation, stopped by to talk with Christine Buck about a great contest.

St. Louis fans ages eight through 18 can vie for sizable cash prizes during the Ultimate St. Louis Tourist Contest, a competition inviting contestants to write about their ultimate area tourism experience.

For a chance to win a cash prize, contestants must visit at least three St. Louis area attractions then write about their journeys in 500 words or less. Participants can also share their St. Louis experiences through photos and videos.

To enter the contest and access links to St. Louis attractions, please visit www.explorestlouis.com/ultimatetourist

Entries (online only) will be accepted from May 1 through September 2.

A cash prize of $500 each will be awarded to one winner in five categories: Grades three and four; grades five and six; grades seven and eight; grades nine and 10; and grades 11 and 12.

Entries will be judged on its merits with the winners chosen by a selection committee comprised of St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation members, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission commissioners, other local community leaders, and celebrities.

The winning entries may be featured in the St. Louis CVC’s Official Visitors Guide and will be posted on explorestlouis.com for a full year.

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