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Yard Of the Month
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Yards - Judging Schedule
Policies and Procedures
in the following DECA neighborhoods are eligible for winning the Yard
of the Month Award: Appling Heights, Beverly Hills, Frontier Woods,
LaVenture Forest, Marlin Acres, and Whispering Hills.
month, yards from only one neighborhood will be judged. The judging
schedule was determined by a random drawing.
house front yard in the DECA area is eligible (regardless of
whether the yard is professionally maintained) and the homeowner or
resident does not have to be a DECA member.
will accept nominations throughout the year; judges will consider all
yards in the neighborhood, while paying special attention to those
us your nomination.
judging team will consistent of 3 DECA members, to be selected each
month by the chairperson or vice-chairperson.
are unable serve on the month when yards in their own neighborhood
will be judged.
DECA President is unable to serve as a judge.
will be judged, taking into account the following criteria:
- Grass should be moved at proper height: fescue 2-3 inches, hybrid,
bermuda and zoysia grass at 0.5-1.5 inches.
- Driveway and curbs should be edged.
- Shrubbery should not obscure windows.
- Some color from flowers is desirable.
1st Place Winner and the 3 Honorable Mention winners will each receive
a DECA Certificate of Appreciation. In addition, the first place
winner will have the honor of placing the DECA Yard of the Month sign
in their front yard, until the next month's winner is