Feb
15
Sat
2020
SoJo Date Dash 5K 2020 @ Parking Lot of Buffalo Wild Wings
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date Dash 2019

February 15, 2020
10:00 am
$25

11332 River Heights Dr.
(Parking Lot of Buffalo Wild Wings)

Race Map

Prizes
Top 3 Finishers for Men’s & Women’s Division
Top 3 Finishers for Kids Division
Raffle Prizes

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
3
Tue
2020
Terrific Tuesday – Spring in the Garden @ Gale Center
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Terrific Tuesday

Spring in the Garden
March 3
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Have you ever helped with a garden? Decorate a cup and plant your own flower seeds.

All activities are open house style.
Supplies provided for all activities.
Come ready to have fun and learn!
All ages welcome.

Mar
14
Sat
2020
SoJo Gold Rush 5K 2020 @ Daybreak Soda Row
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gold Rush 2019

March 14, 2020
10:00 am
$25

11274 Kestrel Rise Rd.
(Daybreak Soda Row)

Race Map

Prizes
Top 3 Finishers for Men’s & Women’s Division
Top 3 Finishers for Kids Division
Raffle Prizes

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
16
Mon
2020
CANCELED: Beauty Lou and the Country Beast @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ATTENTION!! Missoula Children’s Theater auditions, residency, and shows have been canceled. We are working with MCT to reschedule for a later date. Please watch our website for more information.

 

Calling all South Jordan residents!! Missoula Children’s Theatre and the City are hosting auditions for Beauty Lou and the Country Beast! The MCT team will hold a group audition on March 16 at 4:30 pm in the South Jordan Community Center. MCT will cast 50-60 local students to perform in the Beauty Lou and the Country Beast production. The show will be rehearsed throughout the week of March 16 – 20 and two public performances are presented at the end of the week on March 21.

Who can participate? Kindergarten through 8th-grade students from the South Jordan community.

What is it? A FREE children’s theatre residency and performance brought to South Jordan by Missoula Children’s Theatre!

Where? Auditions, residency, and performance will be held at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd.

Does my child need any theatre experience? No, all levels are welcome to audition.

WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW about Missoula Children’s Theatre: http://mctinc.org/mct-tour/parents-know/

The play was written and conceived by Jim Caron
Music and lyrics are also by Michael McGill

Questions or Concerns? Email sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov!

**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**

Mar
18
Wed
2020
SoJo Photo Contest @ Online Submissions
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm

While practicing safe social distancing we thought it would be fun to host a SoJo Photo Contest! Show us why you love SoJo in photo form!  We invite all ages and skill levels to participate. The categories are: SoJo Scenery, SoJo Family, and SoJo Pets.  All photos must be taken in SoJo, comply with the SoJo Photo Contest rules, and comply with all CDC COVID-19 recommendations.

Register

All entries must be submitted online by March 27, 2020 by 3:00 pm. 

All entries should contain a brief description of your picture, a signed contest entry agreement, any waivers from those featured in the photo, and a .jpg photo submission (must be 8 MB (3264X2448) in size). You must also own the copyright to any photo submitted.  **Please no more than 3 entries per person**

Register Online

Register online and submit each photo entry by clicking on the link: Submit your photo here 

Categories

All photographs submitted for consideration in the SoJo Photo Contest 2020 must be family-friendly and depict something that generally fits within one of the following categories:

  • SoJo Scenery 
  • SoJo Family
  • SoJo Pets  
Judging
The Judges will analyze each photograph based upon the following:
  • 40% based on relation to the category
  • 30% based on creativity
  • 30% based on originality

Based upon the criteria the Judges will choose one winning photograph from each of the three categories. 

Online public voting will take place between March 30 – April 2, 2020.  We will post the photos on the City of South Jordan Facebook page.  The public is allowed to vote on their favorite by “liking” the picture. The photograph receiving the most votes will be awarded the Public’s Choice award.

Winner/prizes

Winners will be announced on April 3, 2020. There will be one Grand Prize winner, one People’s Choice, and a First Place winner in each category.

Photo Release/Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions shall also apply:

  • By submitting a photograph to the SoJo Photo Contest 2020, Applicant understands and agrees that the City may use any photograph submitted, whether timely or not, for the City’s own purposes, including (but not limited to) marketing campaigns, social media sites, websites, and official documents and publications, and may make any edits to said photographs or combine said photographs with other images and media, which the City, in its sole discretion, chooses to make. However, the City will not edit any photograph until after the Judging and voting is complete.
  • Applicant represents and warrants that any photograph submitted to the SoJo Photo Contest by Applicant is the original products of the Applicant, and does not violate any intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any kind enjoyed by any individual or entity, nor do any of Applicant’s submissions feature artwork or intellectual property created or owned by another individual or entity.
  • Applicant must obtain a written waiver of any image rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of a person or object depicted in a submitted photograph. In addition to the waiver required Applicant must also obtain a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license from said person (or owner of the object) to publicly display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works which include that person or object at no cost to the City. A copy of said waiver and license must accompany this Agreement.
  • Applicant agrees to execute such other documents and to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to further the purposes of this Agreement.
  • Applicant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City against all claims, damages, lawsuits, losses, liabilities, liens, costs, citations, penalties, fines and expenses, including (but not limited to) attorneys’ fees, arising out of or resulting from the submission of Applicant’s submitted photographs.
  • Time is of the essence with this Agreement, as well as every term, covenant, and condition contained herein.
  • If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall, nevertheless, be construed, performed, and enforced as if the invalidated or unenforceable provision had not been included I the text of the Agreement.
Apr
7
Tue
2020
SoJo Virtual Race Series 2020 @ Various Locations
Apr 7 – Jun 6 all-day

Stay Connected and join us for our 2020 SoJo Virtual Race Series! As we all are doing our part to keep ourselves and those around us healthy by staying apart, we need to find ways to stay connected. This virtual race series is our way to maintain the connection with our race community and to maintain our mental and physical health. Use the hashtags #sojostayconnected and #sojovirtualraces when posting to social media.

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Register for the virtual race series by clicking the “register now” button below.
  2. When you register, you can choose to pay $15 to get a virtual race series medal and shirt OR you can simply select “No Thank You,” and you’ll still get weekly emails about new routes.
  3. You will be notified of a new route every Monday and some races will offer different distance options, including bike routes!
  4. Share that you’ve registered using the hashtags #sojostayconnected and #sojovirtualraces.
  5. You have ONE WEEK to complete the course. Then after each race, submit your race time (with an app screen capture for proof), pictures and/or a video of you running by the following Sunday at noon. For each item you enter, you get an additional entry to win race swag and prizes! Submit those times, images, and videos in the form below.

Find Out More

Apr
20
Mon
2020
SoJo Earth Day Virtual 10K 2020 @ West Riverfront Park
Apr 20 – Apr 25 all-day
Earth Day 2019

April 20-25, 2020
Virtual Race (Run on your own)
$15

11050 S. Riverfront Parkway
(West Riverfront Park)

Race Map

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Jun
1
Mon
2020
SoJo Summerfest Virtual 5K & Kids 1 Miler 2020 @ Jordan River Trail
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

June 1-6, 2020
$15

Jordan River Trail

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

SoJo Summerfest Chalk Art Contest and Stroll @ West Riverfront Park
Jun 1 @ 7:00 am – Jun 2 @ 9:00 pm

 

This event is for both artists and residents. Once the art is complete, residents can stroll past the beautiful displays starting on June 3rd.

For artists, Chalk Art Contest supplies can be picked up on Monday, June 1 and June 2 at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd. South Jordan, Utah 84095.

Contest Rules & Regulations
1. Registration will only be accepted online at register.sjc.utah.gov.

2. $20 registration is due on or before May 15, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Registration after May 15, 2020 is $20 and a t-shirt is NOT guaranteed.

3. The registration fee provides each team/individual: 1 tote, 1 t-shirt, and 1 box of thin chalk.
-The surface is more bumpy and rough than average sidewalk concrete – we strongly encourage you to bring extra chalk with you if possible.
-Additional chalk may be available upon request, while supplies last, but is not guaranteed. Square Size: Adults – 6ft x 6ft and Youth – 5ft x 5ft

4. Categories:
-Adult (18+), Teen (13-17), and Child (12 & under)
-Teams will be assigned an age category based on the oldest team member. Teams can ONLY consist of two people who live in the same household.

5. South Jordan City Staff reserve the right to disqualify any artwork that is deemed inappropriate.

6. If the artwork is not your own idea, please give credit to the original source.

7. Photos of the artwork will be taken and may be used for advertising and voting purposes.

8. Judging:
-All chalk art will be judged on Wednesday, June 3, regardless of completion.
-Use your time and space wisely. All decisions of the judges are final.
-Chalk art will be judged on Originality, Creativity, and Overall Artistic Impression.

9. Awards: Announced on the City of South Jordan Facebook page on Friday, June 5.

**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**

 

Jun
11
Thu
2020
South Jordan Resident: Light Pole Banner Contest @ Online Submissions
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council is requesting South Jordan Residents to submit artwork for a Light Pole Banner Contest. All submissions must be family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. The goal of this project is to display artwork on light poles around the City to add vibrancy to the street. Designs that are bright, colorful, and represent South Jordan in a positive light are encouraged.  **2 artwork submissions per person**

Reminders:

  • Banners will be approximately 20 feet off of the ground
  • Vehicles will be driving past these banners, only allowing for a quick glance at the artwork
  • Simplistic, colorful designs look best

Contest ends on July 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council has sole decision-making authority. Selected artists will be contacted with more information on the banner creation process.

Contact sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov with questions.

Light Pole Banner Contest

  • Accepted file types: bmp, jpg, jpeg, gif, pdf, png, tif, tiff, raw, jfif, exif, ppm, webp.
  • The following terms and conditions shall also apply:
    • By submitting artwork to the SoJo Light Pole Banner Contest, Applicant understands and agrees that the City may use any artwork submitted, whether timely or not, for the City's own purposes, including (but not limited to) marketing campaigns, social media sites, websites, and official documents and publications, and may make any edits to said artworks or combine said artworks with other images and media, which the City, in its sole discretion, chooses to make.
    • Applicant represents and warrants that any artwork submitted to the SoJo Light Pole Banner Contest by Applicant is the original products of the Applicant, and does not violate any intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any kind enjoyed by any individual or entity, nor do any of Applicant's submissions feature artwork or intellectual property created or owned by another individual or entity.
    • Applicant agrees to execute such other documents and to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to further the purposes of this Agreement.
    • Applicant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City against all claims, damages, lawsuits, losses, liabilities, liens, costs, citations, penalties, fines and expenses, including (but not limited to) attorneys' fees, arising out of or resulting from the submission of Applicant's submitted artwork.
    • Time is of the essence with this Agreement, as well as every term, covenant, and condition contained herein.
    • If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall, nevertheless, be construed, performed, and enforced as if the invalidated or unenforceable provision had not been included I the text of the Agreement.
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