Show off your holiday spirit and light up this special season! The Christmas Home Decorating Contest invites community members to deck their walls, rooftops, doors, and yards with the brightest of lights to show how your family celebrates! Trophies will be awarded to the top winners.
Homes will be judged on visual impact, creativity/ innovation, use of space, incorporation of a theme, and cohesiveness. "Judges Choice" will be awarded to 1st 2nd, and 3rd place winners based on the criteria. "People's Choice" will be determined by photo submissions from the contestants and the most by the public.
- All participants will receive a yard sign to identify their home for the contest.
- Our team of judges will be assessing visual impact, creativity/ innovation, use of space, incorporation of a theme, and cohesiveness.
- In-person judging for "Judges' Choice" will take place the week of December 19. Participants do not need to be present or available during judging. Only homes in the City of Porterville are eligible for the Judges' Choice category.
- People's Choice will be voted on by the public based on participant photo submissions. Participants can chose not to enter this portion of the contest.
- Winners will be announced by December 21 on our social media pages and website. "Judges' Choice" will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners based on the criteria; "People's Choice" will be awarded for the most votes on our online poll.
- There is no cost to register! Entries will be accepted November- December 18.