America’s Main Street Contest Includes Texarkana.
America’s Main Street Contest is presented by Stihl. The grand prize is worth $25,000 in cash and another $2,500 in merchandise to be used by the winning city. The Main Street Texarkana entry is for Texarkana Arkansas this year.
Here is what Main Street Texarkana put online at the contest site:
“We are proud of our downtown heritage and are honored to have received full accreditation from both Main Street Texas and Main Street Arkansas. This is quite an accomplishment with two cities that each have their own unique challenges, but each offering wonderful opportunities. Winning would help continue the efforts of downtown revitalization including: streetscapes, beautification, and complete improvements at our courthouse.”
America’s Main Street Contest Texarkana supporters can go on the website and vote once per day through April 21st.
The top cities vote wise will continue on in the next phase that runs from April 29th through May 26th. Same voting rules apply as above.
The top 10 cities will then be considered as semi-finalist. On June 2nd a panel of contest judges will judge and rate the submissions from the 10 finalists. According to the Main Street website, the Semifinalists whose Submission received the highest rating from the Contest Judges will be deemed to be the winner of the grand prize. That is subject to verification and prompt submission of documents requested by Sponsor. In the event of a tie, a Contest Judge not previously involved in the judging will review and rate the tied Semifinalists’ Submissions. This will be to break the tie.
The Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about June 2nd. The winner will be announced on the Website and through social media next. The decisions of the Contest Judges shall be final and binding in all matters pertaining to the selection and judging process.