• Float must be constructed using a traditional cardboard shoebox.
  • All entries should be appropriate for a family audience.
  • Must submit one (1) image of float for online voting.
    • When submitting an image for the promotion, you are giving Visit Lake Charles permission to reshare and reuse the image for the contest and promotional purposes.


  • Contest entries must be submitted online by Jan. 31, 2022, 11:59 pm.
  • Public online voting will take place from February 1, 2022 to noon on February 22, 2022.
  • Each IP address is allowed to place only one vote per entry.
  • Awards will be announced on March 1, 2022.
  • We reserve the right to edit photos and exclude any submissions that do not meet our guidelines or feature content not aligned with our mission to promote tourism.
  • For information, contact  at (337) 502-4351 or


  • 1st Place: Certificate, King Cake, $50
  • 2nd Place: Certificate, King Cake, $25
  • 3rd Place: Certificate & King Cake