Arizonans invited to submit Capitol tree ornaments

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PHOENIX -- Arizonans are being invited to help decorate the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree this year.

A 65-foot spruce from Arizona has been chosen as this year's tree, and Arizona also will be sending thousands of ornaments.

The Arizona State Fair is accepting ornaments in a variety of categories. Entry forms must be submitted online no later than Tuesday.

The fair's Creative Crafts & Collections and Fine Arts departments are accepting ornaments.

The entry fee in Creative Crafts & Collections is $1; the fee for Fine Arts is $8.

Creative Crafts ornaments must be turned in Oct. 3 or Oct. 4 in the Wesley Bolin Building. Fine Arts ornaments must be dropped off Oct. 1, Oct. 3 or Oct. 4 in the North Hall Coliseum.

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