Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)

1375 Greate Rd
Gloucester Point, VA 23062

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VIMS Advancement
Virginia Institute of Marine Science

VIMS Marine Life Costume Contest (In Person Event)

All ages are invited to participate **IN PERSON** by wearing original costumes of marine plants or animals. Awards for most original plant or animal; most creative use of materials; best group costume; best representation of a plant or animal; and grand prize. Grand Prize winner receives store merchandise valued at $50 from the VIMS Gift Shop.

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    Do you give permission for still photos and video of the contestant(s) taken on June 4, 2022, to be used, without compensation, as determined by VIMS/William & Mary? Uses include, but are not limited to, VIMS'/William & Mary's web site, Facebook, and local newspapers.

VIMS and William & Mary's Shared Expectations

  • Registering for and attending events at William & Mary conveys a shared expectation of abiding by university policy, which is subject to change as conditions warrant. As of February 1, 2022, those requirements include appropriately masking indoors in shared spaces, except when actively eating or drinking in designated areas. Anyone not properly wearing masks indoors may be asked to leave. Masks outdoors are optional and encouraged in large gatherings. COVID-19 vaccination and boosters are strongly encouraged for all William & Mary students, employees and external visitors, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. We create these shared expectations of event participants in keeping with William & Mary’s core values of Belonging within this community and Respect for one another as individuals, and in recognition of the risks inherent to gathering amid pandemic.

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    Please acknowledge that you have read VIMS and William & Mary’s shared expectations regarding this event.

  • An inherent risk of exposure to harmful pathogens like COVID-19 exists where people gather for events such as this one. Due to the contagious nature of COVID-19, VIMS/William & Mary request that all attendees follow the posted guidelines while participating in the event. By choosing to attend this event, you are acknowledging the risks, your willingness to assume those risks, and your agreement to abide by the applicable health and safety measures that are in place at the time of this event. As we move forward, our planning must necessarily be flexible and will be based on current health data. For the latest information on VIMS and W&M’s pandemic response, please visit the Path Forward website.

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