It's time for the second annual pumpkin carving contest at Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY. Long Islanders are invited to enter their home-carved pumpkins to compete in the Hicks Nurseries Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Registration is at 1 p.m. and judging starts at 2 p.m.
For further information, please call (516) 334-0066.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
- Best Carved Pumpkin
- Best Decorated Pumpkin
- Scariest Pumpkin
- Funniest Pumpkin and
- Best Pumpkin Carved by a Child (12 years and under)
The winner of each category will receive a $20 gift certificate for Hicks Nurseries. The judges are artist and sculptor Andy Gertler of the Travel Channel reality TV show, "Sand Masters," and Hicks Nurseries staff members.
Rules: one entry per person. All pumpkin decorating must be completed at home before the contest. You may not use candles and no power will be provided. Hicks Nurseries reserves the right to deny participation to entries considered offensive or in bad taste. By entering the contest, entrants accept and agree to these rules and the prize judging process, which is final. Entrants allow Hicks Nurseries to use images of the pumpkins for publicity and promotion.