PIGTASTIC: Abbey Anderson, Damian Martoo, Jacqui Trace, Snr Sgt David Tierney and Kirstie Schumacher announce the BaconFest window competition winners.
PIGTASTIC: Abbey Anderson, Damian Martoo, Jacqui Trace, Snr Sgt David Tierney and Kirstie Schumacher announce the BaconFest window competition winners. Laura Blackmore

Kingaroy shop windows hamming it up ahead of Baconfest 2019

AS THE BaconFest 2019 Shop Window Competition came to an end, the judges had the difficult decision of deliberating over the finalists.

After walking around Kingaroy for almost three hours, judges Senior Sergeant David Tierney, Miss BaconFest finalist Abbey Anderson and Chamber of Commerce representative Jacqui Trace announced the winners.

"We are so excited and humbled to judge the BaconFest Window competition supported by the Chamber of Commerce,” Mrs Anderson said.

"The winner of the best bacon-themed window this year goes to Raine and Horne, and the runner-up was Global Engineering and Construction.

Raine and Horne took out the top place for the best bacon-themed window.
Raine and Horne took out the top place for the best bacon-themed window. Laura Blackmore

"The most creative Pigtastic window goes to Little Bit Lush and the runner-up in this category was St Lutheran's School.”

With less than two weeks to go until the weekend of celebrating pork kicks off, Mrs Anderson said the shop front windows built community spirit in the lead-up to the festival.

"United people create magic,” Mrs Anderson said.

"It's all about getting the community involved.”

Along with the high calibre of competitors this year, Snr Sgt Tierney said there were some key players missing.

"It would be great to see some of the local pubs get involved in the window competition,” Snr Sgt Tierney said.

"We currently don't have any of them as entrants, so we are hoping they will participate in next year's competition.”

Little Bit Lush won the category for the most creative Pigtastic window.
Little Bit Lush won the category for the most creative Pigtastic window. Laura Blackmore
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