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[b]Shuttle Naming Contest[/b]
Be a part of Downey's history by helping to name the City's very own Space Shuttle Mock-Up, currently on display at Downey Studios, 12214 Lakewood Blvd.
The Space Shuttle Mock-up is owned by the City of Downey and has the distinction of not only being the first full-size Space Shuttle ever built, but it was used for two decades for detailed engineering fittings and testing. The full scale Mock-up has remained in storage for decades and the City hopes to preserve and restore the Shuttle by building a permanent facility for the model. The new Shuttle building would be adjacent to the Columbia Memorial Space Center, the City's own hands-on learning center dedicated to teaching children about science and space exploration. History is in the making so be a part of this amazing time in the City of Downey by submitting a potential name for this historic Shuttle.
[b]Contest rules[/b] [list][*]Open to city residents, students, business owners, former site workers, and people that work in Downey (except City of Downey employees and their immediate family, appointed boards, and Commissioners)
[*]Shuttle shall not be named after a service organization or business
[*]Limit of one name per entry form. Limit one entry per person
[*]Deadline for entries is August 31, 2012. All entry forms must be postmarked on or before August 31, 2012
[*]Entry forms must be filled out completely. Please type or print legibly
[*]Submit [URL=http://www.downeyca.org/civica/inc/displayblobpdf.asp?blobID=5046]entry forms[/URL] by mail to the City of Downey, Shuttle Naming Contest, P.O. Box 7016, Downey, CA 90241-7016, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by FAX to (562) 923-6388, or in person at Downey City Hall – 3rd Floor Counter, 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241
[*]If two or more entry forms are received with the same proposed name, the first entry form received will be considered
[*]City Staff will review and forward their top three (3) recommendations to the City Council
[*]The City Council will review the entry forms, may make additions and will approve the final selection
[*]The winner will be recognized at a City Council Meeting and invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony as a special guest of the City Council.[/list]
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