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Edmundston (NB) – The Congrès mondial acadien 2014 invites residents, companies, and communities of the Acadia of the Lands and Forests territory to take part in its new annual contest called “Decorate Your Yard!” by displaying Acadian and CMA 2014 colors during the summer period between August 1st and September 31st, 2013.
The “Decorate Your Yard!” contest is divided into three categories: residents, municipalities, and companies established in Acadia of the Lands and Forests. Every month, one participant from each category will be randomly chosen. The three winners will receive the following prizes: $250 (resident category), extra decorations worth $500 (municipality category), and extra decorations worth $750 (company category).

A “Best decoration” prize will also be given in each category at the end the first part of the “Decorate Your Yard!” contest. A jury will choose among the candidates received throughout the summer. The winners will be chosen according to the decorations’ beauty and originality, and will be given $250 (resident category), extra decorations worth $500 (municipality category), and extra decorations worth $750 (company category).

The residents, municipalities, and companies who wish to apply must send us at least one picture of their decorated area(s) before 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on each month’s deadline of the contest at the following address: [email protected]

“Decorate Your Yard” Contest



Winner Announcement


Saturday, August 31, 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013


Monday, September 30, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

“Best decoration” prize

Monday, September 30, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

It is also possible to take part in the contest by sending your picture(s) at the following postal address:

Congrès mondial acadien 2014

“Decorate You Yard” Contest

165, Hébert Boulevard

Edmundston, NB
E3V 2S8

For more information on the contest rules and how it works:   

In re…

The Congrès mondial acadien is a gathering held every five years uniting the Acadian diaspora from all over the world. Many activities are planned over a two week period, i.e. from August 8th to the 24th, 2014.  The event draws on the community’s commitment and promotes the Acadian culture, heritage and amenities.

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For more information or an interview request, please contact:
France Le Moignan, Communications Officer
[email protected]
Tel.: (506) 737-2014 ext. 5436