LONE STAR PARK HOLDING SCHOOL AGE ARTWORK/DRAWING CONTEST CELEBRATING THE BANK OF AMERICA CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Monday, September 28, 2015) – On November 6 and 7, 2015, Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie is hosting the 2015 Bank of America Challenge Championships. The Challenge Championships is similar to the Breeders’ Cup with different tracks around the country being selected to host the annual event. This is the

To coincide with The Bank of America Challenge Championships this year, Lone Star Park is holding a School Age Artwork/Drawing Contest celebrating American Quarter Horses. The Grand Prairie Track has asked all area Elementary, Middle, Junior High and High Schools to participate. All artwork received will be put on public display around the facility during the Challenge Championships. Cash prizes will be awarded!

Here are the details for School Age Drawing Contest: 

Submit original Artwork/Drawing for school age—Elementary, Middle/Junior High and High School—of American Quarter Horse(s) to be displayed at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie during the Bank of America Challenge Championships held November 6 and 7, 2015.

Eligibility & Submission Information  

  • Elementary, Middle/Junior High and High School students enrolled in grades 1 – 12. 
  • Original Artwork/Drawing on an 8” x 10” (with or without border) denoting a quarter horse.
  • Sign artwork (a small signature)
  • On separate sheet of paper provide your name, address, age, school, grade level and title of artwork. Include one or two sentences describing the significance of your artwork.
  • Deadline for submission of artwork by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015.
  • Artwork may be submitted by mail to: 

                Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Attention:  Marketing Department, 1000 Lone

                Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX  75050

OR

             Hand delivered, in a sealed envelope, to: East Will Call Booth at Lone Star Park               

                  at Grand Prairie, Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday from 9   

                  a.m. to 8 p.m., or Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Award & Winner Information  

1st and 2nd place awards and various Honorable Mentions will be given to each age group, Elementary, Middle/Junior High and High School, in each category.  Winners and Honorable Mention artwork will be displayed at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie during the Bank of America Challenge Championships on November 6 and 7, 2015. Special recognition will be given to 1st and 2nd place winners from the Winner’s Circle during the Bank of America Challenge Championships at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie.  All 1st and 2nd place winners will receive a four (4) pack of General Admission passes to attend the event on Friday, November 6, 2015 or Saturday, November 7, 2015.

 High School  

 1st Place:  $300.00

 2nd Place:  $150.00

 Middle/Junior High School  

 1st Place:  $200.00

 2nd Place:  $100.00

 Elementary  

 1st Place:  $100.00

 2nd Place:  $50.00

Honorable Mention  

One (1) T-Shirt and a “Day at the Races” Family Four (4) Pack which includes four (4) General Admissions, four (4) Lone Star Programs and four (4) Large Soft Drinks to the Bank of America Challenge Championships on Friday, November 6, 2015 or Saturday, November 7 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie

In addition, all students who submit a piece of artwork and provide the appropriate contact information will be mailed: Four (4) Track Packs valid for a General Admission and a Lone Star Today Program for the 2016 Spring Thoroughbred Racing Season, mid-April through mid-July, 2016.

Questions, contact:  Diane L’Heureux

                                    Marketing Department

                                    Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie

                                    (972) 237-5127

                                    Diane.Lheureux@lonestarpark.com

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The 2015 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses and mixed breeds opens Friday, September 18 and concludes on Saturday, November 14. Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m. and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (October 15, 22 and 29; November 5). The Bank of America Challenge Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7. Post time for both nights will be 6:35 p.m. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Lone Star Park is also home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book. The 36,000 square foot venue is open to the public 363 days a year.

Global Gaming Solutions, LLC (GGS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation with a primary business focus of pursuing entertainment, gaming and racing related opportunities in emerging jurisdictions in the United States and overseas as well as acquisition of regional gaming and entertainment assets. GGS LLC is the parent company of GG RP, which owns Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and GG LSP, which owns a significant stake in Lone Star Park. GG LSP is the track operator who owns the license to operate Lone Star Park and leases the property from the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corporation.