Festival of Trees Rules & Regulations

Large Trees Rules

·         Sponsors/Decorators must provide an artificial large tree of their choice. Maximum tree height is 7 1/2 feet.

·         Maximum display space allowed is a square with a diameter of eight feet.

Elf Trees Rules

·         Sponsors/Decorators must provide an artificial tree of their choice - major part of the display must be the tree Maximum tree height is five feet.

·         Maximum display space allowed is 4x4 feet.  New tables have been purchased this year and do not hold more than   50lbs; please be aware when            planning accessoriesWe do have tables in our office if you would like to set-up a time to come and look.

Wreath Rules

·         Sponsors/Decorators are to provide a wreath of their choice. The major part of the display must be the wreath.


General Rules & Regulations

·         It is the responsibility of the sponsor to decorate on site or deliver the decorated tree to CAM-PLEX Energy Hall by the date and time prescribed in the schedule of events for this year's Festival of Trees. Contact the Tree and Wreath committee chairperson for the schedule if it was not provided.  The schedule can also be found online at www.gillettefestivaloftrees.com

·         Times will be provided for decorating. All trees must be decorated by noon on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

·         The "Confirmation Forms" must be completed and on file with the Festival of Trees Committee before a tree will be accepted for display. This is for advertising and bid sheet purposes.

·         Sponsors must submit a theme name and description for their tree to the Festival of Trees committee by the date prescribed. Identical names will not be allowed. Names and themes will be reserved for the sponsor on a first come, first served basis. Descriptions will NOT be included on the signage of each tree.

·         All decorations must be securely wired or glued on the tree. Florist wire is recommended. Entries will not be accepted if decorations are not glued and/or wired. Bulb ornaments must have the top glued to the bulb. Lights must be new and in working condition.

·         It is the decorator’s responsibility to maintain all battery operation.  Any tree or wreath that has battery operated accessories must have someone in charge to turn them on/off and replace when needed.

·         A receipt for the estimated value of the tree and decorations can be provided to the sponsor for tax purposes if requested.

·         Sponsors may place gifts or items on or around their tree to enhance its value (i.e., gift certificates or related merchandise). Anything that is displayed on or around the tree must be included when the tree is sold at auction.

·         Any tree that is NOT sold is the responsibility of the sponsor and must be picked up after the auction or by noon on delivery day after the auction.


The Festival of Trees Committee will deliver all large trees to the location designated by the purchaser within the city limits. The Festival of Trees Committee reserves the right to enforce these rules and specifications as they deem necessary. Questions or concerns about the Festival of Trees should be referred to the Campbell County Healthcare Foundation,

(307) 688-6235.