4th of July House Decorating Contest 2020


The Audubon 4th of July House Decorating Contest will be held within the following dates:

CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY APPLICATION FORM TO PRINT OUT AND HAND-DELIVER TO THE BOROUGH OF AUDUBON MUNICIPAL OFFICE AT 606 WEST NICHOLSON ROAD

Entry Application Period: Saturday, June 20, 2020 through 5:00pm Friday, June 26, 2020
Entry applications are available online at www.CelebrateAudubon.com or email Terri Wallace at Terri@CelebrateAudubon.com to be emailed an application.

For judging purposes, each applicant will receive an Entry Number Card -
for display in front window - no less than one-day prior to the judging period.

Judging Period: Now through 8:30pm Sunday, July 5, 2020 from sunrise to sunset.

Winners Announced: July 6, 2020 by 5:00pm via the CelebrateAudubon.com website.

All residents within the geographic boundaries of the Borough of Audubon are eligible to participate. Participants may enter their owned or rented place of residence, whether single-family, townhouse, apartment, or duplex.
Please read the complete rules and instructions.

If you have any questions contact Terri Wallace at
Terri@CelebrateAudubon.com


CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY APPLICATION FORM TO PRINT OUT AND HAND-DELIVER TO THE BOROUGH OF AUDUBON MUNICIPAL OFFICE AT 606 WEST NICHOLSON ROAD


Borough of Audubon 4
th of July House Decorating Contest DATES, RULES & INSTRUCTION


1. Participation is open to all residents within the boundaries of the Borough of Audubon.

2. Entry is free. There is no cost or fees to enter.

3. Entry applications must be received no later than 5:00pm on Friday, June 26, 2020.

4. Entry applications can be submitted via the completed paper form or via email.
- Paper Form: complete all information and hand-deliver the paper form to the “patriotically” decorated box at the Borough of Audubon Municipal Building at 606 W. Nicholson Road - inside the front doors of the Municipal Building.

- Email: email all of the required application information to info@CelebrateAudubon.com.

5. Contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows that are visible from the exterior. Judging will be done from outside the residence only.

6. An "Entry Number" card will be provided to each participant. This card must be affixed to the interior or exterior of the residence in a conspicuous place where it can be seen by the judges from the street.

7. Judging will be based on “curb appeal” as viewed from the street only. Therefore, only those decorations located on the street side of the property will be judged (corner lots will be judged from both streets). Judges will not enter the property to view back or side yards.

8. Judging will only be done from sunrise to sunset, and be completed by 8:30pm July 5, 2020.

9. Judging criteria will include:
a. Unique design and creative use of decorations
b. Storyline or theme
c. Display and placement of decorations, animated objects, etc.
d. Overall presentation

10. Only residents of Audubon may vote ONCE for the East-Side “Town Favorite” and ONCE West-Side “Town Favorite” awards.
Only one vote for the East-Side and for the West-Side per household is permitted. Meaning one household may vote once for their East-Side favorite and once for their West-Side town favorite.

Additional household votes will void ALL votes from that household.

11. Voting for the East-Side “Town Favorite” and West-Side “Town Favorite” awards may be submitted via email to info@CelebrateAudubon.com or via paper and hand-deliver the paper form to the “patriotically” decorated box at the Borough of Audubon Municipal Building at 606 W. Nicholson Road - inside the front doors of the Municipal Building.
Voting submissions must include the “Entry Number” displayed at the house you’re voting for and your name, address and phone number. Only one vote for the East-Side and for the West-Side "Town Favorite" per household is permitted. Meaning one household may vote once for their East-Side favorite and once for their West-Side town favorite. Additional household votes will void ALL votes from that household.

12. All judging submissions must be received no later than 9:00pm on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

13. Participants should ensure that all decorations, animations, etc. are in place and activated during the judging time period - 5:30am Sunday, June 28, 2020 through 8:30pm Sunday, July 5, 2020.

14. Five (5) prizes will be awarded:
Only residents of Audubon may vote for the East-Side “Town Favorite” and West-Side “Town Favorite” award. Only one vote per household is permitted. Additional household votes will void ALL votes from that household.

- East-Side Town Favorite” Decorated House - $100 prize judged only by Audubon residents. Votes may be submitted via email to info@CelebrateAudubon.com or via paper and hand-delivered to the “patriotically” decorated box at the Borough inside the front doors.

- West-Side
Town Favorite” Decorated House - $100 prize judged only by Audubon residents.
Votes may be submitted via email to info@CelebrateAudubon.com or via paper and hand-delivered to the “patriotically” decorated box at the Borough inside the front doors.

s- 1st prize - $100 - judged only by Committee Judges
- 2nd prize - $75 - judged only by Committee Judges
- 3rd prize - $50 - judged only by Committee Judges

15. Winners will be announced via the www.CelebrateAudubon.com website by 5:00pm on July 6, 2020.

16. The first 25 entries will receive two (2) Audubon Day 2019 light-up cups.

17. Participants agree to have one or more photos of their decorated residence exterior posted on the Audubon Celebration Committee website and/or Facebook page.

Be Creative, Be Festive, Have Fun!