Giant Pumpkin Party Design a Scarecrow Contest

Make a scarecrow by yourself, with a friend or with your classmates, and join the fun! Design a traditional scarecrow or dream up a design all your own.

Click here for Design Scarecrow Contest Entry Form (pdf)

You may pick up an entry form at the Daniel Pierce Library or use the one below. Entries must be at the 4-H Building on the Fairgrounds by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5. Judging will take place at 7:00 p.m. Your scarecrow must be freestanding, a prop provided and transportable. Prizes will be awarded at the Giant Pumpkin Party on October 6 after 3:00 p.m. Scarecrows must be left for viewing until 3:00 p.m. on October 6 or prizes will be forfeited. Please pick up your scarecrow by 4:00 p.m. All participants will receive a certificate of accomplishment. For more information, call the library at (845) 985-7233.

ENTRY DEADLINE:
Friday, October 5, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

JUDGING:
Friday, October 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED:
Saturday, October 6, 2018

P R I Z E S
(Prizes will be in the form of gift cards)

CATEGORY FIRST PRIZE SECOND PRIZE
Child (7-12 years of age) $25.00 $15.00
Teen (13-17 years of age) $25.00 $15.00
Group (must be a class, club or organization – no individual groups) $25.00 $15.00
Adult (18 +) $25.00 $15.00

 

$50.00 GRAND PRIZE: “Youth Best of Show”

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING FLOAT, PUMPKIN DECORATING, AND SCARECROW CONTESTS

1) Appropriateness and relationship to theme of your choice. (Floats assemble in annual theme)
2) Originality, uniqueness, and reflection of creative thinking.
3) Attractiveness and use of color.
4) Craftsmanship and overall construction.
5) Degree of visual impact.