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News Release: 11/12/2021

LIGHTING THE TOWN THAT MOVED Holiday Decorating Contest
Entry Applications must be received no later than 5 pm on Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Upon submission, you will receive confirmation of your entry via email. If you don’t receive an email confirmation by December 12th, please get in touch with Annabelle at the Hibbing Area Chamber by emailing (

The contest is for exterior decorations only, including decorations in windows that are visible from the exterior. Judging will be done from the outside only. The contest is limited to what can be seen from the street side of the property at night.
People or live animals are NOT allowed as part of the display.
Participants are requested to keep their business and residence decorated through January 1st so that the community may view and enjoy them.

Judging for commercial and residential will take place Thursday, December 16th, 2021, from dusk until 9:00 PM. Please have your decorations turned on by 5:00 PM. Judging will be based on the following criteria: creativity, arrangement, overall appearance, and special effects. Winners will be notified after December 16th, 2021. The judge’s decisions are final.

Hibbing Public Utilities Credits - $200, $150, $100
⭐Three prizes will be awarded in the Business Category
⭐Three prizes will be awarded in the Residential Category

**Must be a resident of the City of Hibbing

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