Entry forms, plywood cutouts available for museum’s 2017 ‘Pigs on Parade’ contest

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CLINTON — Anyone who wants to enter the “Pigs on Parade” contest for the 49th Annual Apple ‘n Pork Festival may pick up entry forms and plywood pig cutouts at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum August 18-August 29, or until all available pigs have been claimed.  

There will be a $5 entry fee charged; payable when registering and receiving the pig.  Artists, families, individuals and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to participate (no commercial or political entries, please).

This will be the sixth year for the popular contest.  The museum uses the colorful, amusing porcine creations to decorate the festival grounds and museum fences during the Apple ‘n Pork Festival.

Completed pigs are to be returned September 14-Sept. 17.  They will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded.  “Grand Campion” will receive $50 and $25 will go to the “Reserve Champion.”

For more details, call 217-935-6066.

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