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December 2, 2011 > Holiday Lights Competition

Holiday Lights Competition

Are you a holiday lights junky? Do you enthusiastically deck your joy home, office, or business with a dazzling display of wattage? The Irvington Business Association (IBA) challenges you to put on your best display of holiday sparkle for the Irvington Holiday Lights Competition. The contest is open to both residential and non-residential entries in the 94538 zip code, IBA members and non-members alike. All participating locations will have their addresses posted on a special map on the contest website,

On Saturday, December 10 at 5 p.m., a caravan of judges, IBA members, and others will visit all entry locations to judge their holiday displays. Judges will be voting for 1st and 2nd places for both residential and non-residential entries. The prizes are $250 for 1st place and $100 for 2nd place. Winners will be announced December 11, and pictures of the display will be posted on the website.

To enter the IBA Holiday Lights Competition, read the contest rules and complete your application online before 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. To register, go to

The IBA Holiday Lights Competition Rules:

- Entries must be in the 94538 zip code.

- There are two categories: Residential and Non-Residential (businesses, stores, non-profits, churches, and schools).

- All entries must have their display visible from the street.

- There are no special themes for the displays and it doesn't matter how many lights you use. The judges will be observing the overall design and appeal of your total holiday lights decorations.

- Lights must be on display for judging on December 10 from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

- All entries will have their addresses post on the Irvington Lights website for all to see.

- All winners will be notified on December 11 and have their entries pictures posted on the website.

The contest serves to promote holiday spirit and bring the community together. So get those creative juices flowing and share your bright and beautiful creations this holiday season!

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