2016 Seaside Holiday Concert

Come celebrate this joyous season with Guam's annual island-style holiday picnic by the sea on Sunday, December 11 at the Governor Joseph Flores Memorial Park Amphitheater (Ypao Beach) from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The 2016 Seaside Holiday Concert will feature your holiday favorites, raffle prizes, and our annual picnic basket contest! Rules for the picnic basket contest are below. For more information, please call us at 477-1959 or email us at info@guamsymphony.com.

The Giving Basket

Gift Basket Decorating Contest

In the spirit of giving and fun this holiday season, you are invited to help spread some Christmas joy to children and families of need. Join the "Giving Basket" contest! Top three winners will receive a fun gift package. Contest entrants are asked to donate their Giving Basket to be delivered to a non-profit group serving children and families of need.

The purpose is to have fun, and to further the spirit of giving as the Guam Symphony Society brings everyone the gift of holiday music and family fun at the beach.

Guidelines/Rules:

Entries:
  • Sign up at Volunteer Tent during the day of event
  • Each group will be given a number to display at their picnic site.
Baskets:
  • Theme: "Giving Basket" Celebrating the season of giving.
  • Focus: Children of any age or parent of need (example: school supplies, educational toys, food/snacks, toiletries, clothing, movie tickets). Baskets can be donated after the contest, to be delivered by GSS to a non-profit organization serving families of need.
  • Picnic Area: Group may decorate their picnic area to complement the Giving Basket, and will be considered in the judging. No alcohol beverages or offensive items allowed (grounds for disqualification).
  • Judging Criteria:
    • Following theme
    • Uniqueness & Creativity
    • Presentation
    • Variety of resources to decorate baskets.
  • Limits: contain items of minimum value of $20 (max $100)
Judging:
  • Sunday, December 11, 2016
  • Picnic Area: Group may decorate their picnic area to complement the Giving Basket, and will be considered in the judging. No alcohol beverages or offensive items allowed (grounds for disqualification).
  • Prizes will be awarded: (1st, 2nd & 3rd place)
  • Winners will be announced by 5:30 p.m.

Prize winners and others can donate their Giving Basket for children and families of need this Christmas.
Drop off your Giving Basket at the GSS volunteer tent toward the end of the event.

Best wishes to all contest applicants, and see you at the Seaside Holiday Concert!