Scarecrow Contest


Ada Butler (757) 653-8528
Sam Jones (757) 653-4757


  1. Scarecrow must be made at the fairground in the designated area on Thursday, August 15, 2013 prior to Veggie Art.
  2. The contest is open to youth between the ages of 5 and 19.
  3. An entry may be made by an individual or group of youth.
  4. Parents may assist their children if younger than 10.
  5. Participants may bring clothes, hats, accessories, etc., or select from those provided (limited)
  6. A scarecrow head, straw, and a stand will be provided.
  7. Scarecrows must remain on exhibit throughout the fair week. They may be removed after 10pm on Saturday, August 17, 2013 or between 8am and 10am on Sunday, August 18, 2013.
  8. The following classes will be judged.
    • Most Creative
    • Most Likely to scare a crow
  9. Entries will receive a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place ribbon in each class. The Best in Show will receive an additional Rosette ribbon.