Are you planning an event or installation that includes decorated Christmas trees this holiday season? If so, you could win big for your design.
The Holiday and Decorative Association (HDA) invites industry professionals to compete for $8,000 in cash prizes in the 2013 National Christmas Tree Design Competition. The National Christmas Tree Competition is open to Christmas design professionals who perform work in residential, commercial, or retail environments.

First place prize is $3,000; second place is $2,000 and third place is $1,000. Cash prizes of $250 will also be issued for specific categories such as best use of ribbon, best use of ornaments, etc.

The deadline for entry is midnight, December 15th, so entrants can submit this season’s creations. Winners will be announced Thursday, January 16, 2014 the Holiday and Home Expo show at Dallas Market Center. You do not have to be present to win. Online entry and photo submissions can be made via

HDA is a trade group of key importers, manufacturers and retailers of Christmas décor throughout the Americas. HDA is headquartered at the Dallas Market Center.

For more information, contact John A. Nielsen, executive director of Holiday & Decorative Association at or 251-230-0112