2016 Illawarra Christmas Lights competition starts

GLITTERING: Liz Kemp's decked-out Dapto home won last year's Illawarra Mercury Christmas Lights Competition. Picture: Adam McLean.

GLITTERING: Liz Kemp's decked-out Dapto home won last year's Illawarra Mercury Christmas Lights Competition. Picture: Adam McLean.

All around houses in the Illawarra are starting to sparkle.

Over recent weeks neighbourhoods have been coming alight as people adorn their houses with the most elaborate Christmas light arrangements imaginable.

This year the Illawarra Mercury will be again running its popular Christmas Lights competition.

Entries into the competition open 9 am Monday, November 28 and close 10am Thursday, December 15. 

Voting for the People’s Choice Award will open 6am Friday, December 16 with voting closing at 5pm Thursday, December 22. 

Winners will be published on Friday December 23. The winner will receive a $500 Bunnings gift card. The runner-up and people’s choice winner will each receive a $250 Bunnings gift card.

HOW TO ENTER:

  • Upload your photo via the form below with your full name, location of residence, contact number and email.
  • Images must be between 1MB - 3MB only and sent as a jpeg ideally in a landscape format
  • Nominations must be made by the homeowner.

Click here to enter the competition.

Terms and conditions.

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