Our Awards

The New Jersey Christmas Tree Association holds a yearly Christmas Tree Contest at the Sussex County State Fair in August. McLaughlin Tree Farm’s beautiful Christmas trees have won the title of “Grand Champion” for two years, as well as many more awards.

The Association, organized on September 19, 1950, in Cranbury, New Jersey and incorporated in 1967, is comprised of over 300 members throughout New Jersey and the United States. It is affiliated with the NJ Board of Agriculture, the NJ Department of Agriculture, the NJ Forest Service, the NJ Farm Bureau, the Alliance for Environmental Concerns and the National Christmas Tree Association.

  • 2001 – “Grand Champion”
  • 2002 – First Place Pine
  • 2004 – Second Place Fir
  • 2005 – Second Place Fir
  • 2006 – “Grand Champion”
  • 2007 – Third Place Spruce, Third Place Fir, Third Place Pine
  • 2008 – Second Place Spruce, Third Place Pine

NJ Christmas Tree Grower’s Association Christmas Tree Contest