Ocean Pines announces return of ‘Light Up the Pines’ holiday home decorating contest

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OCEAN PINES, Md. – Ocean Pines will soon get into the holiday spirit with the return of the annual “Light Up the Pines” house decorating contest.

Sponsored by Choptank Electric, the contest is free to enter and and open to all residents within the community limits of Ocean Pines. Anyone interested in entering must either email their name and address to info@oceanpines.org or call 410-641-7717 ext. 3006 before the deadline of Friday, December 7th, at 5 PM.

Lights and decorations should be visible on Friday, December 7th, from 6 PM to 8 PM. During this time, Ocean Pines Marketing and Public Relations Director Denise Sawyer will go around photographing homes entered in the contest. Contestants will also have the option to submit a photo for the contest if they wish to do so.

Entries will be judged on social media by residents as well as non-residents.

Voting will take place from December 10th through 21st on Facebook. Voters will have to like/follow the Ocean Pines Association’s Facebook page and look for the “Light Up the Pines 2018” photo album. The three photos with the most “likes” on Facebook by midnight on December 21st will be named the top three winners.

Entries will also be organized in an online map for anyone looking to drive through the community to look at decorations. The map will be available at 9 AM on Saturday, December 8th on the Ocean Pines Association website here.

Winners will receive a gift bag filled with goodies, including a gift certificate for a Choptank Electric Cooperative bill credit.

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