Spring is out there somewhere, we are sure. So that means its also time to get ready for 360s fourth annual Peeps diorama contest.
We have a few hints to help you decide when youre brainstorming ideas for your Peeps diorama.
This is, first of all, a Peeps contest. So dont skimp on the Peeps, people. Pick up some of those squishy marshmallow confections and use them to make your scene. Spend some time figuring out how to get a lot of Peeps in on the action, and get your Peeps involved in the fun.
And did I mention its important to use more than just a few Peeps?
Consider a scene from a favorite book or movie, video game or app. Perhaps youd like to gather your Peeps for a great moment in U.S. history, or a scene that comes right out of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Almost anything goes; we just ask you ke
ep it clean enough for publication in a family newspaper.
If you arent sure what a Peeps diorama is, just image search those two words online or visit www.inland360.com and enter Peeps into the search window to see winners of previous 360 contests.
Heres how to enter the contest: 1. Buy some marshmallow Peeps. 2. Using the Peeps and other props, create an interesting scene. 3. Snap a photo or two. 4. Send the photos to 360.
Do not eat or destroy your creation after photographing it, because if yours is chosen as a winner, youll need to bring your Peeps diorama to the Tribune photo studio April 7 for a photo to be published on the cover of the April 13 edition of 360. Entries will be judged by the staff of 360, and all entries also will be available for viewing online at inland360.com, where they will compete for a Peeples Choice Award.
Deadline for photo submissions is noon April 3. As many as three photos of each diorama may be submitted.
Heres how: You may drop off or mail prints to the Tribune office, 505 Capital St., Lewiston, ID 83501, or email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are two age categories: 12 and younger; and 13 and older. Submitters should include the following information about each dioramas creator: name, age, city, email address and telephone number.