HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST RULES
& REGISTRATION

2021 brings the 2nd Annual House Decorating Contest
and once again the Parade stands still.
Instead of coming to Rutland’s Parade, let the Parade come to you. 

Rutland is... a Tea Dumping, Rabble Rousing, Midnight Riding,
Declaration Signing, Independence Day Signing … kind of town.

This is the description of our 2021 theme. Shine a light on America's historical moments that led up to or reflect our Independence. Show us your spirit Rutland! Show your true American colors.
Like true patriots we will rally! What type of Red, White & Blue resides at your address?

Rutland’s Official House Decorating Contest Rules

  • Independence Day displays must be visible from the road. All participants will be assigned a number for voting. Please display your number where voters can see it.
     

  • Display must be spectator ready during contest dates & times. July 4th from 1-3 pm.
     

  • Displays may consist of any Historical Event, Patriotic or Summer themes.
     

  • Both residents and businesses can enter this contest. The residents or business addresses entered must be located in Rutland.
     

  • By entering this contest you are agreeing to have your address on the map and on the list of address for advertising purposes of this contest online. If you win, your name or business name will be announced as a winner on the 4th of July Website and Facebook page.
     

  • By entering this contest you agree and acknowledge that the Town of Rutland, the Rutland 4th of July Committee and all its volunteers are fully harmless for any and all losses that you may incur as a result of participating in this contest.
     
  • Email registration (using the button below) and send $20 entry fee by July 1st.
     

  • All proceeds from this contest go towards the Rutland 4th of July Gift Account for this and future events.
     

  • There will be a GRAND PRIZE trophy and a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbon to the 4 top displays.
     

  • Judging will be done by the public a voting link will be posted on Rutland 4th of July Website and Facebook page 7/4/21.

Please submit the following information and send a $20 suggested donation.

Name of family or business

Property address

Preferred email address

Phone number

Donations accepted online using button below OR make the check payable to The Rutland 4th of July Gift Account
Mail to: Rutland 4th of July Committee250 Main StreetRutland, MA  01543