Scarecrow Contest

SCARECROW CONTEST

Scarecrow Contest Entry
Rules and Requirements *

Who can enter?

  • Individuals
  • Small Groups Advisories
  • Grade Levels  
  • Families    
  • Community Members

How to enter:

Submit the short form above by Friday, October 22.

RULES AND REQUIREMENTS

Size, construction, and display requirements:

  • Scarecrows shall be built upon a base no larger than 4′ high, 3′ wide
  • Scarecrows should be handmade and not purchased from a retailer. 
  • Scarecrows should be built to withstand the elements (wind, rain, sun). 
  • No weaponry, real or pretend, will be permitted and will be immediately removed. 
  • No flammable, electrical or battery-operated items can be used including, but not limited to tiki torches, gas-powered generators, lighting, etc.
  • No political, religious, or offensive entries will be permitted. 
  • No handouts, promotional materials or free giveaways can be associated with a scarecrow or scarecrow entry.
  • LTS is not responsible for anything damaged, lost, or stolen.
  • LTS reserves the right to remove any scarecrow or scarecrow elements that do not meet these standards.

Set-Up:

  • Bring your fully assembled scarecrow to LTS between Wednesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 28. 
  • Label your Scarecrow with the names of those who constructed it!
  • Set your Scarecrow up in the area around the patio, pizza oven, or the tree with the stone wall.

Voting:

  • Everyone is invited to vote. 
  • Voting will take place October 29 from 12:00pm – 7:00 p.m.
  • An online form will be available on October 29 to cast your vote.
  • Winners will be announced Monday, November 1.

Prizes:

  • Winners of the Scarecrow Contest will be announced on Monday, November 1. 
  • Prizes for the top three scarecrows: 1st Place = $50, 2nd Place = $30, 3rd Place = $20

Scarecrow Tips:

  • Supplies suggestions: shirt, pants, buttons, hats, gloves, socks, glue, pillowcases, yarn, felt tip pens, rubberbands, safety pins, bamboo poles, ropes, craft wire, or hay (recycled shopping bags stuffed with newspapers or rags are good for stuffing).
  • We strongly encourage you to visit your scarecrow for “check-ups” during the event. 
  • Please make any necessary repairs to keep your scarecrow looking its best. 
  • Remember, voting will be open from 12:00pm – 7:00 p.m on October 29.

Pick-Up:

Scarecrows MUST be picked up Monday, November 8 or it may be discarded.

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