Virginia Beach, VA – October 31, 2011 – Over 10,000 people flooded site to view and vote on local Real Estate Specialist, Chris Faircloth’s (aka Agent Faircloth) Annual Online Pumpkin Carving Contest. Contestants came from California, Colorado, Washington, New York, Florida and of course, the Commonwealth of Virginia. Voters from all over the world including the UK, South Africa, China, Korea and Australia selected their favorite pumpkins online.
After a grueling count of the votes and working with IT and Word Press experts, Faircloth said “I am delighted with the creativity of all our contestants this year. We had an amazing turn out and I am thankful to all who participated”. AgentFaircloth.com received 65 pumpkin submissions along with 959 votes and over 10,000 visitors scoping out the contest. One vote separated first place from second place. Faircloth was quoted “Next year we will be using a polling application to give real time voting status, as I think this will help contestants push for more votes”.
The winner, Matt Ryan of Midlothian, VA won with his submission named Bartholomew. This was Matt’s first pumpkin carving contest and he was the gracious winner of an iPad.
Tune in to Chris’ site AgentFaircloth.com for next year’s prizes, as she hopes to take this to a national level.