Fa la la la la, la la la la.
Too early, you say? Guess again.
Groups have until Nov. 16 to register for the 1st annual “Duck the Halls” Caroling Competition in University Place. UP for Art is sponsoring the event as a benefit for Families Unlimited Network and the UP Food Bank.
The contest will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 in the University Place Market Square, located in front of the new civic and library building.
The contest is restricted to people who live, work or go to school in University Place. Professional singers are not allowed.
There will be three categories: large group (10+ people), small group (less than 10) and student (up to 18 years of age).
Groups are asked to rehearse up to two holiday songs with a maximum time limit of eight minutes for judging. They can sing additional songs if time allows. Costumes are encouraged.
The entry fee is at least five nonperishable food items per each group member. Audience members also are encouraged to bring donations.
For contest rules and entry forms, click here.