2013 Fantasy Forest Christmas tree decorating contest and silent auction approaching

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Attention all local clubs and organizations, it’s time to submit your entry for the annual “friendly” holiday rivalry of the Fantasy Forest Christmas Tree Decorating Contest and Silent Auction.

To register, call 817-598-4124, stop by 119 Palo Pinto Street at the Recreation Office, or visit www.weatherfordparks.com to download a form.

All clubs and organizations may register until Wed., Oct. 30. Setup and decorating is scheduled for Nov. 1 and Nov. 2.

Entries will be on display at City Hall, beginning Nov. 4 until Dec. 2. Each entry submitted will need to focus on a specific theme and is responsible for supplying all of the necessary items for decorating.

This year, there will be two divisions:

• Standard Division (limited to first 15 entries) for trees between 60 inches -108 inches and Table-Top Division (limited to first 8 entries) for trees between 24 inches - 36 inches.

Each division will be voted separately in the People’s Choice contest. Clubs and organizations will receive all monies bid on their tree. The prizes for People’s Choice Winners are: Standard Division - $200; Table-Top Division - $150.

The general public may bid on each entry and also vote for their favorite tree for the People’s Choice Winner. Silent Auction bids will close at noon on Dec. 4. Winning bidders and the People’s Choice Winner will be contacted on Dec. 5 and trees can be collected at that time.

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