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Paw Paw Holiday Decorating Contest 2021

Paw Paw Holiday Decorating Contest 2021

Flanagan State Bank, Paw Paw Branch, would like to invite the Paw Paw Community to participate in a community wide Decorating Contest. Decorate the exterior of your home and enter the contest for a chance at a prize.

The community will vote on the best decorated homes and the top three will win a prize for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.

Decorating of homes should be family friendly and all homes need to follow these instructions:

The Following Dates will outline the Contest and Judging period:
Entry Period: November 1st to December 8th
Online Voting Period: December 13th to December 19th
Winners Announced: December 20th at 6PM with Santa delivering the prizes

Registration: To compete in this contest, an entry form showing intent to participate must be completed and submitted no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, December 8th.

Who Can Enter: Participation is open to all residents within the boundaries of the Village of Paw Paw and Rural Residences within Paw Paw School District. Flanagan State Bank employees will have a separate category for participation and cannot win the Village contest.  There is no entry fee.

Deadline for Decorating: Entries must be decorated and lit by 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 9th, 2021.

Decorating Requirements: 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).

Judging: Judging criteria will include (a) Unique design and creative use of lights & decorations; (b) Storyline or theme; (c) Display and placement of decorations, animated objects, etc; and (d) Overall presentation. Voting will take place on Paw Paw Flanagan State Bank Facebook business page. Pictures will be put online for open voting on December 13th and finish December 19th. You will be able to choose the home you feel like incorporated the most Holiday Spirit with a like or love. The home with the most “reactions” will win 1st place and so on.******

Announcement of Winners: Santa will deliver the prizes to each winning house the evening of December 20th, after the winners are announced on Facebook.  If a selected winner is ineligible, declines the prize, or if Sponsor is unable to make contact with a selected winner after reasonable effort and time, the prize shall be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner selected by the voting process.  The winner will be asked to participate in a photo with Santa when the prize is delivered and entry into the contest confirms acceptance of photos of entrant’s home and family to be used on Facebook for the purpose of the contest.

Questions?  Call the Flanagan State Bank, Paw Paw at (815) 676-0990.