Unleash the creativity for a contest ahead of new dog park’s opening

Jul 5, 2022

This year, the Dog Park Affiliation of Wareham’s creative contest will herald the dog park’s opening this fall.

The DPAW Unleash the PAWsibilities contest is open to kids ages 5 to 16, with both visual and literary entries welcome.

This year, contestants have two themes to choose from: all creatures great and small or Wareham Dog Park opening PAWty. 

Kids can enter either or both the literary and art contests, which will be judged by locals with relevant experience. 

Winners will be selected for each of three age groups, and will receive trophies. Everyone who submits a piece of art or writing will be entered into a prize pool raffle. Submit in both categories to double your chances.

The Gleason Family YMCA will host the a gallery and celebration on August 28, at which prizes and trophies will be awarded. For a month afterward, all entries will be displayed at the Wareham Post Office. 

Submissions will be accepted between July 6 and August 10 at the Wareham Free Library, Gleason Family YMCA, Onset Bay Association and TD Bank. 

Contest details, tips and registration forms are at warehamdogpark.org.  Those who can’t print the registration form should include the required information on the back of their entry or pick up a form at a submission site. Email questions to sammorrison@comcast.net.