Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Scarecrow Design Contest

7th Annual Scarecrow Walk & Contest!

October 4 - 19, 2014

Unleash your creativity!

You are invited to participate in the seventh annual Scarecrow Design Contest! This year participants may create a scarecrow for the theme: Heroes and Villains All entries will be on display on the Scarecrow Walk at Morris Arboretum from Saturday, October 4th through Sunday, October 19th. Frame, hay, burlap and twine are provided, the rest is up to you! Space is limited to 30 Scarecrows. This popular contest fills quickly, get your entry in early!

Registration Deadline

Thursday, September 18th
Scarecrow Delivery Date (Delivered to Morris Arboretum)
Tuesday, September 30th and Wednesday, October 1st

Prizes

1st Prize: $125 Cash
2nd Prize: $75 gift certificate for The Shop at Morris Arboretum
3rd Prize: $50 gift certificate for The Shop at Morris Arboretum
4th Prize: $35 gift certificate toward one Continuing Education class
5th Prize: $25 gift certificate toward one Continuing Education class

Download the entry form

The votes have been tallied and the results are in!
The winners of the Morris Arboretum 2013 Scarecrow Contest are:

What I Want To Be When I Grow Up Category


  • 1st prize:
    Amelia ScareArt

  • 2nd prize:
    Ball-Hay-Rina

  • 3rd prize:
    Doc Brown


Fall Favorites Category


  • 1st prize:
    Evil Minion

  • 2nd prize:
    Bad Hay’r Day

  • 3rd prize:
    Harry Harvest


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