Diwali Lights Competition


1. Overview

2017 Blacktown City Diwali Lights Competition Winners:




Over all City Winner

Ajinesh Singh

8 Farmingdale Drive, Blacktown

2nd Place

Vishal Sadhu

72 Steeltrap Drive, Bungarribee

3rd Place

Salina Saluja

21 Brune Street, Doonside

4th Place

Sunaina Upadhyay

106 Mosaic Avenue, The Ponds

5th Place

Jitendra Singh

101 James Cook Drive, Kings Langley


Australia’s first Diwali Lights Competition will be held this October. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to get involved.

Cash prizes are available for the best decorated properties across the city.

Judging criteria will be based on the overall appeal of the decorations displayed on the outside of your property.

Judging and photographing will occur from Monday, 16 October to Sunday, 22 October from 8 pm to 11 pm.

2017 Diwali Lights Competition Entrant Listing.

Properties are available for viewing from 8.00pm, Monday, 16 October to Sunday, 22 October. 

51 Stewart Avenue Blacktown
21 Brune Street Doonside
8 Ridgeway Crescent Quakers Hill
32 Valda Street Blacktown
1A Abigail Street Seven Hills
30 Lobelai Crescent Quakers Hill
46 Bubuk Street Bungariibee
16 Arnold Place Glenwood
192 Blacktown Road Blacktown
6 Simon Street Schofields
41 Prairie Street Schofields
18 Stockade Place Woodcroft
106 Mosaic Avenue The Ponds
148 Sentry Drive Parklea
101 James Cook Drive Kings Langley
21 Valis Road Glenwood
54 Braemont Avenue Kellyville Ridge
7 Isis Place Quakers Hill
2 Kennington Avenue Quakers Hill
27 Boonderoo Avenue Glenwood
72 Steeltrap Drive Bungarribee
51A Knox Road Doonside
158 Stanhope Parkway Stanhope Gardens
32 Vanilla Drive The Ponds
34 Highpoint Drive Blacktown
26 Davis Road Marayong
8 Farmingdale Drive Blacktown
6/45 Clare Street Blacktown
8 Tweed Street The Ponds
14/8 Petunia Street Marayong
227 Meurants Lane Glenwood
4 Huon Close Stanhope Gardens
16 Braunton Street Kellyville Ridge
1 Mallacoota Place Woodcroft
6 Putters Circuit Blacktown
25 Pye Road Quakers Hill


Should you have any questions, please contact our Community Events Team on 9839 6000.

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2. Terms and conditions

1. This competition is available to residents of the Blacktown Local Government Area only.

2. Judging will be conducted from Monday 16 October to Sunday 22 October from 8 pm until 11 pm. Entrants must ensure to have their display ready to be judged.

3. Judging is conducted through points awarded for the overall presentation of the property. The prizes for this competition will be awarded on the basis of the score given. Traditional Christmas ornaments or themes ie Santa Claus, will not be considered.

4. Each property will be judged on the external decorations only. No internal decorations permitted.

5. The judges’ decision shall be final and no further correspondence shall be considered.

6. Entrants agree to have their names and address disclosed for judging and publicity purposes.

7. Entrants agree to have their property photographed for judging and publicity purposes.

8. Entrants accept responsibility for the safety of their property with issues pertaining but not limited to: electricity, pedestrians, equipment, decorations, damage and insurance. Entrants must consider the impact of their display in relation to safety and security of their property, vehicular and pedestrian traffic and must plan to ensure that any risks are minimised. The security of all aspects of the display is the sole responsibility of the entrant.

9. Blacktown City Council and sponsors of this competition will accept no liability for any consequences such as damage, injury or theft arising out of entry to the competition or prizes accepted by entrants.

10. Charity collection boxes are prohibited unless a letter of authority from a registered charity is obtained and prominently displayed. Collections for personal gain of the entrant are strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification from the competition.

11. Entrants are not to use the footpath, electrical poles or any property outside their boundary for any purpose of their display. Rental properties should seek written permission from their landlords before considering their display.

12. Failure to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Entry may lead to cancellation of entry and withdrawal of prizes.

13. Competition winners will be announced through social media and newspapers the week of 23 October. Awards will be presented at the Council meeting held on the Wednesday 22 November 2017.