Winners - Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 Triangle Christmas Tree Challenge Winners!!  Even though voting is now officially closed, trees will remain on display through January 2, 2014.  On Sunday, December 22, Fox 50 announced the winners as follows:


  1. Taking the $5,000 first prize was SPCA of Wake County - Tree #42

  2. Taking the $2,500 second prize was Coalition to Unchain Dogs - Tree #40

  3. Taking the $1,000 third prize was Best Friend Pet Adoption - Tree #30


Nonprofits also vied for special judges’ awards:

  • FOX 50 COMMUNITY FIRST: American Dance Festival (#41) will be offered a Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign.

  • DPAC COMMUNITY STAR AWARD: One (1) winner 3/20 Water Spots (#31) will be offered a DPAC prize package to include an assortment of tickets for the upcoming performance season, including “Evita” and “Mamma Mia.”

  • WOOL E. BULL PRIME CUT AWARD: Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network (#46) will be offered the use of the American Tobacco Suite for a game plus other perks during the Durham Bulls upcoming season.  


The three Celebrity Choice Awards ($1,000 each) were also awarded:

  • Michael Goodmon, CBC -- CELEBRITY CHOICE AWARD: Museum of Life and Science (#52)

  • George Mosca, Mosca Design - CELEBRITY CHOICE AWARD: Durham Economic Resource Center (#9)

  • Wayne Branch, LSGII- CELEBRITY CHOICE AWARD: Women’s Birth and Wellness Center (#58)

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