Light It Up, Virginia!

Revive Virginia! presents the Business Holiday Decorating Contest!

The  goal of this contest to have fun and create a great experience for families in our community to enjoy. Have a safe, healthy holiday.

REGISTER OPENS ON OCTOBER 15, 2021.
Register by 4:30pm on Sunday, November  14, 2021. 
Judging Period:      11/18/21 - 11/21/21
Winners Announced:   11/22/2021

Please fill out this survey to get registered.

  • Participation is open to all businesses within the boundaries of the Virginia city limits.
  • Entry is free, no cost or fees apply.
  • Employees of Revive Virginia are not eligible to participate.
  • Entry Applications must be received no later than 4:30 pm on Sunday, November 14, 2021.
  • Contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows that are visible from the exterior. Judging will be done from outside the business only.
Prizes will be awarded in the form of a pre-paid VISA card and/or cash:
One 1st prize $100; One 2nd prize $75;  One 3rd prize $50 and One PEOPLES CHOICE award with a prize of $25

This is a community project led by ReVive Virginia, a proud 2021 Festival of Trees Event.   If you have questions email revivevirginia@gmail.com or call Britt at 218-780-5776 or (218) 749-3573.

BE CREATIVE AND HAVE FUN!!

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* 1. Will you be participating in the Revive Virginia! Commercial/Business Holiday Decorating Contest?

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* 2. Your contact info:

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* 3. Do you have a theme for your decorating? If so, please list the theme here.

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* 4. How would you like to receive additional information about Revive Virginia! Residential Holiday Decorating Contest?

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* 5. I understand that this contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows that are visible from the exterior. Judging will be done from outside the business only.

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* 6. I understand that I have the ability to allow school groups and/or organizations to decorate for me. Entrants are fully responsible for gaining permission to decorate areas that belong to someone else. Revive Virginia will not be responsible for making such contacts and/or arrangements.

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* 7. I agree that by entering this contest, I and my business consent for photos of the business exterior to be featured in local media, Revive Virginia & City social media outlets, Revive & City websites and/or published in the newspaper.

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* 8. I understand that this is a contest and spectators will be offered a chance to vote for their favorite in the "Peoples Choice" category.  These votes will be compiled through an Internet based platform and the property with the majority of votes will be awarded the title of "PEOPLE'S CHOICE".

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* 9. I understand that judging criteria will include unique design, creative use of lights and decorations, historic nostalgia where appropriate, and overall presentation.  Participants should ensure that all lights and decorations are in place and activated for the judging periods listed above.

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* 10. I understand that judging will be based on “curb appeal” as viewed from the sidewalk or street only. Judges will not enter the property to view. All decisions of the judges is final.

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* 11. I understand that judging will be done between Thursday, 11/18/2021 through Sunday, November 21, 2021.  All judging will be completed no later than 10:00 pm on 11/21/2021.   I am responsible to ensure that all lights, animations and decorations are in place and activated for the judging period.

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