JCP&L Announces "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

Merry & Bright Contest

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 23, 2016 -- For the fourth year, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering its "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest.

Participants can enter by submitting a photo of their home's outdoor holiday lights at the JCP&L Facebook page ( from Nov. 28 until Dec. 18.  Up to 10 finalists will be selected by JCP&L based on criteria such as creativity and number of lights.  Finalists' photos will be posted on Facebook for public voting from Dec. 19 until Dec. 26.

The grand prize winner will receive a $250 Visa® gift card and the first prize winner will receive a $100 gift card. 

For more information, including complete contest rules, visit the JCP&L Facebook page.  The "Merry & Bright" contest is open only to JCP&L customers who are legal residents of New Jersey and who are at least 18 years of age.  Only one entry per household will be accepted.  Employees and family members of FirstEnergy, JCP&L or its advertising agency are not eligible.

Photos of the winning entries from 2015 can be found on Flickr.

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and serves 1.1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at, or online at


CONTACT: Ron Morano, (973) 401-8097

Last Modified: August 1, 2017