Beach Bar Battle Kicks Off Week-Long Voting

St. Pete/Clearwater, FL (December 9, 2013) - Starting today, visitors and locals alike can cast votes for their top picks in a series of heated battles for Visit St. Pete/Clearwater's third annual 'Best of St. Pete/Clearwater' competition.

For 10 days, St. Pete/Clearwater fans can vote in a different "Best of Battle" that is live for only 24 hours (noon- noon). The competition kicked off today with Best Beach Bars.

Voters can also champion their favorites among 11 other categories, including 'Best Festivals,' 'Best Spots for Grouper' and 'Best Places to Catch a Sunset,' all week long.