Residents of Abbotsford will have the chance to practise their pumpkin carving skills early, with a contest this week.
Staged by the Best Western Regency Inn and Conference Centre, 32110 Marshall Rd., local families and corporate businesses are encouraged to bring in their pumpkin creations Oct. 25 to Oct. 28.
Entries will be judged Friday, Oct. 28, with the winning prize a family stay and play package from Best Western or a $100 gift card for Sevenoaks Shopping Centre.
A complimentary meeting space rental, or a $150 gift card for Sevenoaks will be awarded to a winning corporate entry.
Among the panel will be the Abbotsford Heat’s community relations co-ordinator, Danica Prosperi-Porta.
The contest will also have a people’s choice award. The prize is a surprise, says Kim Hissink, director of sales and marketing for Best Western.
“We look forward to an amazing array of creations,” Hissink said.
Families or individuals are $2 per entry, with a maximum of two submissions per household, and $10 per business submission.
For more information contact Jocelyn at the Best Western just off Marshall Road, or call 604-853-3111 extension No. 122.