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SCARECROW FESTIVAL

SCARECROW CONTEST

The Midlothian Downtown Business Association sponsors an annual Scarecrow Festival
each fall in October-November. This year the contest is October 10, 2022 -Friday, November 5th, 2022. Festival entry is free of charge and open to anyone in Midlothian (individuals, families, groups, and businesses).

 

DATES: October 10 – Friday, November 5th, 2022

 

The contest theme for 2022: Celebrate Fall

How it works:

- Download an entry form (click on the link at the bottom)

- Turn in entry form via email or in person

- Posts will be set up in Heritage Park, choose a post for your scarecrow (first come, first pick)

- Build your scarecrow ahead of time to attach to a post or build directly onto the post

Important dates:

 

• Deadline to turn in entry form is October 14


• Set up dates for scarecrows are October 18–22, 4:00pm - 8:00pm


• Winners will be announced November 4


• Scarecrow must be picked up by November 10


Scarecrows are displayed in Heritage Park with prizes issued for the following:

Overall GRAND PRIZE
   People’s Choice Voted Best Overall: $500 prize

Judged Best GENERAL (18 AND OLDER)
   1st Place: $200 prize        2nd Place: $150 prize    3rd Place: $75 prize

Judged Best Business/Service
   1st Place: $200 prize        2nd Place: $150 prize    3rd Place: $75 prize

Judged Best Nonprofit Organization or Group
   1st Place: $200 prize        2nd Place: $150 prize    3rd Place: $75 prize

Judged Best Teen (6TH-12TH GRADE) $250 prize
   1st Place: $200 prize        2nd Place: $150 prize    3rd Place: $75 prize

Judged Best Youth (5th grade and under) $250 prize
   1st Place: $200 prize        2nd Place: $150 prize    3rd Place: $75 prize

DOWNLOAD RULES AND ENTRY FORM BELOW