Readers are invited to send pictures of their pets to The Brazil Times for an upcoming contest.
The 2011 Pet Idol Contest is asking readers to submit photographs of their favorite animals. Readers will vote on their favorite pets. Photographs of the animals will be published in The Times and posted online at www.thebraziltimes.com.
The field of animals will be at 20, giving the readers chances to vote. The overall winner will be crowned The Brazil Times 2011 Pet Idol.
To enter, submit a photograph of a pet on the contest link at www.thebraziltimes.com.
Photos may be submitted until Thursday, Aug. 18.
All first round entries will be published in The Times Monday, Aug. 22, and readers will be able to vote until Wednesday, Aug. 31.
The second round (which will include first-round winner) will be published in The Times Tuesday, Sept. 6. Readers will be able to vote until Tuesday, Sept. 20.
The winner of The Times' Pet Idol Contest will be published Monday, Sept. 26.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 20. In addition, an 8-by-10 full color laminated copy of all submitted photographs will be available at The Brazil Times for $5.
Sponsors for the contest include The Brazil Times, French Funeral Home, NewWave Communications, Homes Express, Shelter Insurance, Computer Center, MJ Homes, Alan's Trash Removal and York Automotive.