Camano Island Historic Sites Tour

April 6th – 8th, 2018 — Save the Date!

Contests & Prizes

The Camano Island Historic Sites Tour has contests and prizes fun for the whole family!

(2018 contests and prizes coming soon!)

2017 Passport Drawing & Collectible Magnets

Turn in your Tour Passport at any of the historic sites before Sunday, March 26th at 2:00 pm and receive a collectible history magnet and a chance to win prizes in the drawing! The drawing will be held Sunday, March 26th, at 3:00 pm at the Camano Schoolhouse. You do not need to be present to win.

2017 History Hints: Cross-Island Puzzle

Pick up History Hints at each site and complete your Cross-Island Puzzle for a chance to win prizes! Drawing will be held at the Camano Schoolhouse on Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 pm. Must be present to win.

2017 History Mystery Writing Contest

Sponsored by The Gilroy Law Firm
Cash Prizes Awarded on Sunday March 26 at 3 p.m. at Camano Schoolhouse. Must be present to win.

Simple Rules:
1.  Must be age 14 or older and be the sole writer of the history mystery.
2.  Must pose and resolve a non-crime mystery on Camano Island
3.  Must involve at least 1/2 of the Camano Island Historic Sites as mapped on the Tour Map
4.  Must involve the "History Hints" from at least 1/2 of the mapped Historic Sites.  "History Hints" are found on site.
5.  Must be less than 2500 words (with word count noted.)
6.  DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  In Person, Sunday March 26 at noon, Camano City Schoolhouse.

Simple Permissions:
1.  May be fictional history or non-fictional history (if non-fiction, proof of substantive facts should be noted in either the body of the work or in a footnote.  Footnotes do not count against word count.)
2.  May be prose or poetry
3.  May include illustrations (by another person, if credit is given.)
4.  May include "dual timelines", i.e. the present and the past.

Winning The Judges:
1.  Have Fun and Observe Rules:  50 points
2.  Creatively Tell the Story:  30 points
3.  Unique Mystery:  20 points

PRIZES:  Must be present or have related designee to accept award.
1st Prize:  $250.00 cash - Overall Best
2nd Prize:  $100.00 cash - Most Unique Mystery
3rd Prize:   $50.00 cash - Most Promising for Next Year's Winner.

Sponsored by:  The Gilroy Law Firm in Stanwood, Washington

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