Light Up La Vergne - Holiday Lights Contest


The City of La Vergne would like to announce the 2016 "Light up La Vergne" Holiday Lights Contest.  We are looking for homeowners who have the spirit of Christmas and a little bit of Clark Griswold in them to participate in our holiday lights contest.

The Light up La Vergne contest runs from December 3 - Decemeber 16.  Judging will take place at dusk on December 17.  Winners will be announced the following Monday December 19th on the city’s website and the La Vergne City Hall facebook page.  So, string your lights and deck the halls for the community to enjoy this holiday season!

Judging Criteria

There will be 3 judges who will be announced at a later time. The judges will not be a La Vergne resident or work for the city.  

  • 20 points - First Impression

  • 20 points - Design

  • 20 points - Originality

  • 15 points - Suitability to Site

  • 15 points - Environmental Elements (recycling, energy conservation, etc.)

  • 15 points - Creativity

Official Rules/Disclaimer:

Winner(s) assumes all liability for any injuries or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and release the City of La Vergne from any such liability. The city is not responsible  for:  the failure of any entry to be received by the city due to computer failures of any kind, traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, telecommunications, network, electronic, telephone or mobile service outages, delays, busy signals, or any equipment malfunctions or other technical difficulties that may prevent the city from receiving any entry submission; entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged;  any injury or damage to the entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this contest;  or any human errors, any inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials or errors in these Official Rules.

The city of La Vergne in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the City’s website. Failure to comply with the Official Rules of the contest may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. 

The contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry and reside in the La Vergne city limits, and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Any decorations that are vulgar or promote violence in any way will be disqualified. Winners will be will be announced the following Monday December 19th on the city’s website and the La Vergne City Hall facebook page. Winner’s addresses will also be made available on the City’s website and facebook page.