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Door Decorating Contest

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What is Door Decorating?

The Door Decorating Contest allows Faculty and Staff the opportunity to decorate their departmental door based on the theme of Homecoming 2017, 24k Magic on the Hill, while also showcasing their artistic talent and school spirit. The Door Decorating Competition is also a great way to get the Faculty and Staff excited for Homecoming Week!

Door Decor Dates

  • Friday, Sept. 1, 2017: Door decorating contest applications open

  • Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017: Last day to register for the contest

  • Friday, Sept. 22, 2017: All door decorations must be up

  • Thurs., Sept 28, 2017: Door decorating contest judging


Judging Criteria

Participation: 50 Points

Use of Theme: +25 Points
Use of AAMU Spirit: +25 Points
Creativity and Originality: +25 Points
Overall Appearance: +75 Points
Total Points: 200 Points

Rules for Decorating

A.  Departments participating in this competition must decorate the main door of their department. Only ONE door can be decorated to represent the entire department.

B.  Doors must be decorated to show AAMU spirit and incorporate the overall Homecoming theme. Doors will be judged for use of Homecoming theme, AAMU spirit, overall appearance, creativity and originality. 

C.  Each participating department will receive 50 points for participation. 150 points is available at the discretion of the judges based on theme, AAMU Spirit, appearance and originality. Any office could potentially receive 200 points.

D.  Email Diann Greer at by 5:00p.m., Thursday, September 21, 2017, to notify Mrs. Greer that your door is decorated. Please be sure to include your building name, room number, floor, and department name.

E.  The door competition results will be announced on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Day Party. 


AAMU staff decorate a door

CONTACT: Diann Greer
WHERE: On-Campus Departments
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017