CMA launches "Decorate Your Yard!”

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4 August 2013

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - 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.

congres mondial acadien logo

Organizers have divided the “Decorate Your Yard!” contest into three categories: residents, municipalities, and companies established in Acadia of the Lands and Forests. Every month, an official will randomly choose one participant from each category. The three winners will receive the following prizes: $250 (resident category), extra decorations worth $500 (municipality category), and extra decorations worth $750 (company category).

Contestants can also earn a “Best decoration” prize 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 judges will choose winners according to the decorations’ beauty and originality, and will give $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 p.m. (EST) on each month’s deadline of the contest at the following address: concours@cma2014.com “Decorate Your Yard” Contest

Month                  Deadline                              Winner Announcement

August                 Saturday, August 31, 2013    Thursday, September 5, 2013

September           Monday, Sept. 30, 2013         Friday, October 4, 2013

“Best decoration” prize

                           Monday, Sept. 30, 2013         Friday, October 11, 2013

Comments

That upside down star is

That upside down star is offensive. People who design logos for a living know what they are doing. I would gladly decorate my yard, but I will not ever buy a license plate or any other items that have that picture on them. Why on Earth was that logo ok'd??

It's not upside down, it's

It's not upside down, it's leaning to the right

Look again

The North point is pointing South. Look again. The distinction is in that point, as to where it is. We only see what we want sometimes.

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You answered your own question. You saw what you wanted to see, others saw beauty, you saw fault.

Look again

The point is down, and there is no beauty in that. Please do research on the significance of the 5 point star with the North point down, and then tell me if there is any beauty in that! You should look again, mon ami.

Well, I looked again, and I

Well, I looked again, and I didn't see North on any of the points. As Tony said, you saw what you wanted to see, and no common sense argument is going to change your mind. I personally think the North is in the 1 o'clock position. Someone else might think it's in the 10 o'clock position. I wonder what the significance of that is? Why don't you just take it in the spirit it was drawn, and go with that. If you can't do that, then please don't p*** on everyone elses parade.

As I recall, there was a

As I recall, there was a parade in The Emperor's New Clothes as well. Know the story?