City 'Stumpkin' contest underway
The City of DeRidder's Stumpkin contest is underway.
Submissions have been posted on The City of DeRidder's Facebook, and entries are accepted until Oct. 29.
The City of DeRidder is turning the abundance of stumps and logs left by Hurricane Laura and Delta into a way to bring a little joy and creativity to the City.
"In an effort to bring a little joy and fun during this difficult year the City of DeRidder will host a “Stumpkin Contest.” stated the City's Facebook.
Residents are invited to create a Halloween or Fall-themed stump or log.
Send photos through messenger or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All photos must be submitted by October 29th.
Participants can e-mail a photo of their “Stumpkin” creation to email@example.com or message them to the City of DeRidder’s Facebook page.
Winner's will be chosen by the number of "likes"
First, Second and Third place prizes will be awarded for individuals.
There will also be a commercial division.
1st place will receive $100, second place $50, third place $25, and the commercial winner will receive $50.
There will be a "stumpkin" patch coming soon to downtown DeRidder.
The event is sponsored by Cleco.