Contest-Decorate Your Yard!


To encourage the citizens, municipalities, and companies in Acadia of the Lands and Forests to decorate their land as well as different public spaces in the Acadian and Congrès mondial acadien 2014 colors.

Contest periods

July 8th, 2014 to August 4th, 2014


One participant from each category and each region will be randomly chosen.

Resident category: 2 VIP passes to the show of one of the pillars days and a gift basket

Municipality category: $250 for a community activity

Company category: 4 CMA 2014's bracelet


The citizens, municipalities, and companies who are interested in participating must send at least one picture of their decorated area(s) before 4:30 p.m. (Atlantic Time) on August 4th at this email address: [email protected] with the copyright release contract.

The winning citizens, municipalities, or companies will be announced on August 5th. 



The contest is open to every citizen, company, and municipality and DSL of the Acadia of the Lands and Forests territory. 

btn-pdf Copyright Release Contract

Participation conditions



Each citizen, municipality, or company can participate in the contest as long as they have not won. The pictures of the decorated area(s) must be in color.


The participants must submit their picture(s) as JPEG electronic files by email at: [email protected]. It is also possible to take part in the contest by sending the picture(s) printed or burned on a disc. They can be sent to the following address:






Congrès mondial acadien 2014


Concours «Décore ta cour!»


165 Hébert boulevard


Edmundston, NB


E3V 2S8




The pictures presented in this contest must be made entirely by the participants, who will possess the rights. The release of copyrights to the CMA 2014 form for the pictures must be signed to be eligible for the present contest.


The CMA 2014 reserves the right to verify the picture’s validity onsite. The information requested on the participation form is mandatory.


CMA 2014's employees, members of the Board of Directors and Regional Committee are not eligible.



Technical requirements for the picture:


  • It must be in JPEG (JPG) format;
  • The digital picture must measure at least 1,600 pixels in width (horizontal) and 1,600 pixels in height (vertical);
  • The file size must not exceed 4 Mb (4,000 Kb).