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Decorating Contest Entry Form

Enter the Pumpkinfest Decorating Contest

Decorating Contest 2023 Rules

Be aware that by entering the contest you are accepting the following:

  • Businesses and Residences in the Waterford area are eligible to participate in the contest.
  • Concession 6 Townsend (Swamp Rd) on both sides plus Halyk Cres between Hwy 24 and Cockshutt Rd to Concession 11 Townsend (Rockford Rd) on both sides between Hwy 24 and Cockshutt Rd.
  • The deadline for entry is 4:00 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2023.
  • The display must remain in place until Noon Sunday, October 15 to receive prize money.
  • Entrants are considered to have provided permission for photographs of their business/residence to be published as determined by the Waterford Lions Pumpkinfest committee.
  • Winners will be announced Friday on the Main Stage of the festival at 5:00 pm. Plaques will be distributed to winners at that time.

Judging will be based on:

  • Pumpkinfest, Halloween or Fall Harvest theme
  • Creativity
  • Originality

Daytime Judging: will take place Thursday, October 12 & Friday, October 13 between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm

Nightime Judging: will take place Wednesday, October 11 & Thursday, October 12 between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm

Please ensure that your house number is clearly visible.

Prize categories

Business – Daytime only

Plaques will be awarded for:

  • First Place
  • Second Place
  • Third Place

Residential – Daytime

  • First Place $200.00
  • Second Place $150.00
  • Third Place $ 100.00
  • Honourable Mention $ 50.00
  • New Comer $ 50.00

Residential – Nightime

  • First Place $200.00
  • Second Place $150.00
  • Third Place $ 100.00
  • Honourable Mention $ 50.00
  • Newcomer $ 50.00

Please email with any issues.

Enter the 2023 Pumpkinfest Decorating Contest now!

Please include:

  1. Brief Name – ie “32 Church Street East”
  2. Formal address (for mapping)
  3. Brief Description – feel free to describe your home
  4. Upload a photo showcasing the home
  5. Choose Daytime or Nighttime (please choose one)
  6. Enter the contest!

Enter the Decorating Contest!

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