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NORTH CAROLINA AZALEA FESTIVAL

Window Decorating Contest 2020-1

WINDOW DECORATING COMPETITION

Each year, the North Carolina Azalea Festival brings hundreds of thousands of guests to our downtown business neighborhood

WHY DECORATE?

Free publicity for your business!
Increased exposure to Azalea Festival guests!
Be a part of the Azalea Festival family!
Show off your creativity!
Increase unity with your downtown neighbors!

INCREASED EXPOSURE

Azalea Festival will create multiple social media posts highlighting the Competition and your windows

All registered participants will be featured on the Azalea Festival website page

INCREASED FOOT TRAFFIC

During the Competition, photos of the displays will be featured on Azalea Festival social media channels and website - encouraging local and visitor traffic to visit your stores

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HOW TO ENTER

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ONE MORE PERK!

Each business that submits their window decoration photo on time and utilizes Azalea Festival themes and/or the azalea flower will receive two (2) tickets to one (1) Main Stage Concert of your choice!

The 2019 participants were:

 A Christmas Shoppe, Candles Etc., New Elements Gallery, On a Roll, Occasions... Just Write, Java Dog Coffee House, Art in Bloom Gallery, Finkelstein Music and Fine Jewelry, Sista Hats, and Coastal Paws Retail and Barkery

RULES & REGULATIONS

  •  Applications must be filled out online through the Festival
    website, under the GET INVOLVED tab, and will be accepted
    through March 1, 2020. Deadline to enter is March 1, 2020.
  • All businesses entering the Competition must be located in
    the downtown Central Business District and immediate
    surrounding area.
  • Windows must have some reference (whether written or a
    drawing) to azaleas or the Azalea Festival.
  • Windows must be decorated and remain decorated from
    March 6 - April 6, 2020.
  • Email a photo of your window display to
    admin@ncazaleafestival.org no later than March 6, 2020.

JUDGING

  • An independent panel of three (3) judges will judge the
    Competition between March 6 - March 23, 2020.
  • Three (3) winners will be selected
  • Judging will be based on creativity, integration of azalea
    flowers/Azalea Festival themes, and overall design.

PRIZES

  • The three (3) winners will receive:

*Promotion via the Azalea Festival's social media sites and
website.
*Dedicated Azalea Festival press release.
*A four (4) pack to (1) Azalea Festival Main Stage Show of your
choice.

THE FINE PRINT

  • All photos submitted to the Festival become the property of the
    North Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc., which means we
    have the right to use them for current and future Festival publicity.
  • By registering for the Competition, you are agreeing to let the North
    Carolina Azalea Festival at Wilmington, Inc. use your name, logo, and
    likeness, as well as any photos taken of your window in the
    competition, for Festival publicity, now or in the future.

Thank you to our 2020 Judges!

Ashley HomeStore 
Bubbly Events
Element Outdoor Living

Thank you to our 2020 Participants!

New Elements Gallery
The Black Cat Shoppe
Coastal Paws Retail & Barkery
Intracoastal Realty
Gallery Citrine
Occasions Just Write
Wilmington Convention Center
Art in Bloom Gallery
Candles Etc

5725 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403 • 910-794-4650
admin@ncazaleafestival.org • www.ncazaleafestival.org