Jay Focus Group’s

Hometown Holiday Decorating Challenge


Open to all Jay, Westfield, Troy /North Troy Residents


Three categories for judging

 Cash prize in each category awarded in each town

Plus one award for businesses: 


The Clark W. Griswold Award 

for the best over the top, light up the neighborhood, 

extensive use of holiday decorations 

The Astounding Automation / Incredible Inflatable Award

using any three or more of the following: Inflatable decorations, 

automated / projected / decorations and/or light displays

 It’s a Wonderful Life Award 

using traditional lighting and Holiday decorations 

(No inflatables, automation or projections)

Miracle on 34th Street Award

for businesses who bring the spirit of the Holiday to their establishment
(Not eligible for cash awards above)

Rules and judging criteria:

1. Amateur decorators only: Entry must be completed by homeowners/residents with volunteered help but no Professional Paid Decorators are allowed to participate.

2. Entry forms for participation due by November 25, 2022

3. Entries will be judged from the street or curbside front of the house only.

4. Choose only one category for judging purposes.

5. Pictures for Grand Prize judging must be submitted no later than Dec 2.  Online Voting for Grand Prize will start on December 9 and end on Dec 16.

6. Lights and Displays must remain lit between the hours of 5-9 p.m. starting December 9 until December 18 and must remain up through January 1, 2023.

7. Business Entries will not be eligible for cash prizes

8. In Person Judging will take place December 14th -17th    5 pm - 9 pm
Prize winners will be announced and awarded on December 19

$100 People’s Choice Grand Prize 

awarded through on-line voting platform on jayfocusgp.com

 Dec 9th – Dec 16th    Winner announced Dec 19th 


To enter Holiday Decorating Contest fill out on line application or print out form to be mailed or 

 Pick up entry form at your Town Clerk’s office &  mail no later than: Nov 25, 2022 to: 

Jay Focus Group / Pat Sanders

P O Box 323, North Troy, VT  05859


Sponsored by The Jay Focus Group,

Gene’s Electric, Act Roofing, Columbia Forest Products, 

Newport Rotary Club, Couture’s Maple & B&B, Big Bear Realty,

 Jim Campbell Real Estate, Green’s Building and Construction,

Affordable Self Storage Derby, Spates Family LLC