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