Home and business owners are invited to string lights on their rooftops and decorate their yards for the holiday season and enter the community Christmas Lighting Contest.
The contest is open to residents and businesses in the town of Payson, the Tonto Apache Reservation and Diamond Star (Star Valley).
First- and second-place residential winners in the best overall category will receive $200 and $100 respectively. A $25 prize will be awarded in each of the following categories: Spectacular Lights, Religious Theme, Fun for Kids and Most Unique.
The deadline to enter is Tuesday, Dec. 13, and winners will be announced in the Roundup Dec. 20. Applications may be turned in at any of the sponsor locations.