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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 from October 15th to November 6th. Festival entry is free of charge and open to anyone in Midlothian (individuals, families, groups, and businesses).

The contest theme for 2021: Celebrate Fall

Important dates:

 

• Deadline to turn in entry form is October 13


• Set up dates for scarecrows are October 15–19, 4:00pm - 8:00pm


• Winners will be announced November 6


• 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

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