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Fort Lauderdale show seeks design-contest entries

Organizers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show announced a call for entries to design and produce the show's main entrance.

Organizers of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show announced a call for entries to design and produce the show's main entrance at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel.

The winning design will be selected Aug. 1.

Entrants must submit their name and contact information and a hand-drawn or computer-generated design and list of materials by July 1 to Brett Keating at BKeating@ShowManagement.com. Keating is vice president of consumer marketing for Show Management, the company that manages and produces the event.

The completed arch structure must be finished by Oct. 10 and the winner must deliver and install it at the show on Nov. 3 at 7 a.m.

"Tapping our enthusiastic, worldwide audience for creative ideas engages our fans and we look forward to reviewing all the exciting design concepts we hope to receive and know that selecting a winner won't be an easy task. The entranceway display will set the tone for the world's largest in-water boat show, giving the winning designer major exposure," Keating said in a statement.

Click here for the full list of official rules, entry details and information.

The 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is set to take place Nov. 3-7 at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel and Yachting Center, the Hall of Fame Marina, Las Olas Municipal Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Sails Marina, Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Marina and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

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