Free state-wide photo contest is accepting submissions now. Take a creative photo of Christmas lights in the State of Texas and submit to the “All About Texas Christmas Lights Photo Contest.” First Prize is an iPad. 2nd, 3rd and 15 Honorable Mentions will also receive prizes. The contest is open to amateurs, professionals, children—anyone. Here are the three simple rules: 1. Your photo must have Christmas lights in it. 2. Your photo must be taken somewhere in Texas. 3. Your photo must be taken during the 2012 Holiday Season. Photos will be judged on “Most Unforgettable Photo that has Christmas Lights In It.” For more details about prizes and how to submit your photo visit www.AllAboutTexas ChristmasLights.com. The Hula Hut and Mozart’s want to emphasize that the contest is state-wide. They are incorporating Google’s photo sharing site—Picasa Web—so that the submitted photos can be viewed online by anyone in the world. DEADLINE: Midnight Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Find out the winners at Hula Hut/Mozart’s block party with free hot chocolate, free drip coffee, free cookies, and free photos with Santa on Thursday, December 20 from 7:30 - 9:30, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. Austin, Texas. Entrants do not have to be at the Announcement Party in order to win.