Christmas Home Decorating Contest

Enter the 36th Annual Christmas Home Decorating Tour and Contest, which is sponsored by Cottonstone Gallery, JC Parks, and News Tribune Co.

December 3, 2021 entry deadline
Free to Participate

Award categories include Clark Griswold; Charlie Brown; Norman Rockwell; Oh Holy Night; TV Christmas Classics; Best Business Lights Display; and non-competitive lights tour.

Contest rules along with entry forms will be posted several times in News Tribune publications starting in early November. Questions? Contact Jim at

2021 Preliminary Winners

Ward 1
Charlie Brown: The Pleus Family, 1737 Del Cerro Dr.
Norman Rockwell: Dave and Joan Rothenay, 1306 E High St.
Oh Holy Night: Kevin and Jackie Kampeter, 924 Eastland Dr.
TV Christmas Classics: Kreutz Family, 237 Eastwood Dr.
Clark Griswold: Chris Fischer, 302 Carl Ln.

Ward 2
Charlie Brown: Kenneth Ronald Elliot, 212 W Hess Way
Clark Griswold: Roy Johnson, 1006 Washington St.

Ward 3
Charlie Brown: Chris Rodriguez and Jayme Prenger, 1004 Geneva St.
Norman Rockwell: Chris and Jill Wood, 121 Boonville Rd.
TV Christmas Classics: Josh Kampeter, 340 Madeline’s Park

Ward 4
Charlie Brown: Douglas and Marilyn (Trachsel) Coleman, 2011 Trenton Ct.
Clark Griswold: Don and Sara Boes, 900 Maywood Dr.
Best Business Light Display: Governor Motor Company, 2350 Missouri Blvd.

Ward 5
Norman Rockwell: Christopher Schmitz, 1105 Moreau Dr.
Oh Holy Night: Theresa Schell, 1302 Elmerine Ave.
Clark Griswold: The Kampeters, 1222 Elmerine Ave.