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Scarecrow Contest

This year make sure to plan a visit to the Scarecrow Stroll! A fun, family, FREE one-stop scarecrow spot - and we're throwing in a few other surprises too! (Bring your camera!)

Open to the public every day of the Downtown Friendswood Scarecrow Contest

Oct 23 - Nov 13

Scarecrow Stroll Location: 161 W. SHADOWBEND AVE






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Official Scarecrow Contest Registration

Downtown Friendswood Scarecrow Contest: October 23 - November 13, 2021

Scarecrow enthusiasts, join the excitement for the 6th annual Friendswood Downtown Scarecrow Contest by creating an original, fun fall display which incorporates a whimsical or traditional scarecrow!

The contest is open to anyone who wants to create and display a scarecrow in the Friendswood Downtown District area. The Friendswood Downtown District is defined as the area between FM 2351 and Whispering Pines within one block north and south of FM 518.

Businesses, Individuals, families, and groups can register here to secure your participation or receive an assigned location to showcase your scarecrow.

INFORMATION

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Please select one:




(If Applicable)

LOCATION OF ENTRY


PLEASE NOTE: ALL SCARECROW ENTRIES MUST BE PLACED IN THE FRIENDSWOOD DOWNTOWN DISTRICT. IF YOUR SUBMISSION IS FOR AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY, GROUP, OR BUSINESS OUTSIDE OF THE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT, THE SCARECROW COMMITTEE WILL ASSIGN A LOCATION FOR YOU TO PLACE YOUR ENTRY.



Location of Entry

My Scarecrow Will Be

Theme


RULES OF PARTICIPATION:

1. Online registration required.

2. There is NO FEE to participate in the Downtown Scarecrow Contest.

3. Contest open to all Friendswood residents and Friendswood Businesses.

4. Contest participants must display their scarecrow entry within the Friendwood Downtown District. Entries registering as a non-downtown business, individual, family, or other group will be assigned an approved location to display their entry .
5. Displays must be in place by the evening of Thursday, October 28, 2021.

6. A business logo or sign can be used in your display.

7. Displays will be on view to the public from October 23 through November 13, 2021.

8. Scarecrow must be in good taste and family friendly.

9. Display must be able to withstand the outside elements.

10. Please be respectful of property that scarecrow may be affixed to. Scarecrows should be secured as to not lean or fall over, with no loose pieces.

11. Scarecrows must be removed on or by November 14, 2020.

12. We would like to encourage you to light up your entry! Wireless/Solar spot lights are a great addition to help with nighttime viewing.


I AGREE TO THE RULES OF PARTICIPATION
 

SCORING & JUDGING:

Judging will be done by a panel of judges.

Points are given for Visual Impact/Overall Impression and Originality/Creativity



PRIZES: Winners will be presented with a prize marker at their scarecrow entry location, as well as a #LoveFriendswood Gift Card. There will be a 1st (Value: $250), 2nd (Value: $100), 3rd place ($75 Value) as well as a Peoples Choice (Value: $50) winner.


"Peoples Choice" will be selected based on community participation.


PEOPLES CHOICE SUBMISSION: To submit your vote for Peoples Choice, post a picture of your favorite Downtown Friendswood scarecrow on any of your social media platforms and include the hashtag: #FDFAScarecrows Only one submission per user please. Winner will be the scarecrow who is featured the most across the on Facebook and Instagram. The tag #FDFAScarecrows must accompany the photo in order to be counted.



Sponsors:

If your business or organization would like to particiate as a prize sponsor, we would love to hear from you!

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Email us for questions or inquiries:

Scarecrows@FDFA.org

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