Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public
Library Pumpkin Decorating Contest
This year the Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Public Library is getting into the Fall
spirit by having a pumpkin decorating contest. We invite all ages to decorate a
pumpkin like their favorite book character. It's easy and fun for the whole
-Drop off pumpkins with entry forms during regular hours between Thursday, October
13th and Saturday, October 22th. NO
LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
-Judging in library and on Facebook will take place the week of October 24th
through the 27th. Winners will be announced on Friday, October 28th.
-Pumpkins MUST BE PICKED UP by Friday, October 31st or they will be discarded.
-ABSOLUTELY NO CARVED
PUMPKINS! Carved pumpkins rot, attract bugs,
and smell. Carved pumpkins will not be entered into the contest and will be
-Pumpkins should be decorated in a manner appropriate for a library setting. On
the entry form you must have your name, age, address, phone number, and
description of your pumpkin.
-Let your creativity soar! Pumpkins are to be painted or colored with
markers--acrylic paints or permanent markers work best. Watercolors tend to
run. Yarn, construction paper, pipe cleaners, etc. may be used to decorate the
pumpkin; paste or glue may also be used.
-Do not write your name anywhere on the pumpkin. We will take your pumpkin and
entry form when you drop it off and it will be assigned a number.
-Pumpkins will be judged according to the following categories:
-Prizes will be awarded in four age groups:
1. Ages 2 through 6 years old
2. Ages 7 through 12 years old
3. Ages 13 through 17 years old
4. Ages 18 and up
-Judging is by popular vote by patrons in the library and on our Facebook page.
There can be only one vote per category per person.