This is the 35th year for the Biloxi Seafood Festival and the contest is under way for the winning poster and T-shirt design. The deadline is May 18 to submit entries to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.
The theme of this year's festival is a celebration of the history and heritage of the seafood and maritime industry. The selection committee is looking for creative, artistic work that depicts the City of Biloxi and the seafood industry.
Winning artwork will be unveiled on July 20 and the winning artist will be awarded $500, five free shirts and 10 unsigned posters.
The Seafood Festival is Sept. 10-11 at Point Cadet Plaza in Biloxi.
For rules and other details call 604-0014 or email Rachael@mscoastchamber.com.