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Holiday Decorating Contest

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Holiday Decorating

The Contest is for Williston Residents or Businesses Only!


Show your holiday spirit and join this friendly competition while infusing some cheer around the community!  Whether you do it to win a fun prize, for the bragging rights, or you just enjoy sharing your festive decorations, we want YOUR family to participate!


Registration Deadline: Sunday, December 12, 2021
   Registration is free! Register Below. Must be registered to be judged.
   
Judging:   Online Voting Link- CLICK HERE 
   Will take place from December 17-22. Winners Announced Dec. 30.
   Judging will take place from 5:30-7:00pm each night. (be sure your decorations are on)
   The Williston Community will judge both the Residential Homes and Businesses this year.
   There will be one (1) winner per category-
     3 Residential Categories & 1 Business Category.

Categories:
   Residential:
     1. "Traditional/Refined" (Think like Martha Stewart and keep it classic!)
     2. "Fun/Festive" (Inflatables & yard décor welcome!)
     3. "Multi-Family Housing" (Apt., Condos, etc. - decorate your window, door or other personal space that is viewable from the street!)
   Businesses:
     "People’s Choice Award". The business with the most votes will win prestigious "Bragging Rights"

Criteria:
   Originality, Colorful, Creativity and Curb Appeal

Guidelines:
   Amateurs only!  Professionally decorated homes may not be entered. 
   Outdoor Decorations must be visible from the street and accessible to the public to view.
   Register in the category that you wish to be judged in.
   You agree to have the address of your outdoor display shared so the community can view it.  
   The address for registered displays will be made available online.
   You agree to keep up your outdoor decorations until December 22 for public viewing and voting.
   You agree to allow the Town of Williston to take photos or videos of your display and publicize them on the Town's or Recreation Websites, Facebook Page, Williston Observer, or other promotional material.
   If declared a winner in the contest you agree to allow the Town of Williston to include your family’s last name and photo of your display on all marketing platforms related to the Holiday Decorating Contest.
   Last year winners are NOT eligible to win again this year.  However, they can register to be on the viewing list.

Pictures:
   Send a picture of your Outside Decorations, before Dec. 17, to be placed on the Recreation website for all to view.
   This will be very helpful to those who can't get out and see the decorations, but can view them online.
   Send pictures by email to recreation@willistonvt.org

2021 Winners:
   The winning address of last year's contest are listed below. 
   Be sure to visit them to see the sign they won- hopefully, they will put it out for all to see.
   Last year's winners are not eligible to win this year.
   However, a picture of their house and address will be on the Voting Form so you can view their home when you are out judging.
      Residential:
         Traditional/Refined-  3687 Oak Hill Rd
         Fun/Festive-             258 Fairway Dr.
      Business:
         New England Chimney Supply



Sponsors:
      Williston Observer
      Williston Coffee Shop
      Healthy Living Market
      Adam's Farm Market
      Vermont Meat & Seafood

      Shaw's

How to Register:
  • Register as a Guest or use your household account if you have one.
  • Go through the steps of the registration process.
  • Payment Screen- There is NO fee for registration, but you have to click on the Online Payment Option to complete the registration.

Additional Forms and Files:
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