Entries to be displayed October 15 – November 3, 2019

Pre-Registration Begins September 23, 2019 OPEN TO EVERYONE Win Prizes! OFFICIAL SCARECROW CONTEST RULES

  1. Contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, clubs, groups & businesses.
  2. All entrants agree to allow use of their name(s) and photos for promotional purposes. Entrants under 18 must have parent or guardian signature below.
  3. Any materials may be used, but perishable foods are discouraged.
  4. Entries must be appropriate for a community, family event – no politics, no gore, etc.
  5. Categories are: Traditional (old clothes, like you’d find in a corn field), Open (humorous, scary, creative), Youth (Open, U14 – adult assistance allowed, but should be youth’s creation), Business/Non-Profit (Open, 11×17 advertising allowed as part of display)
  6. Entries must be sturdy and freestanding. Each display may be up to 3’ wide by 8’ high.
  7. You may enter a single scarecrow in as many categories as you choose.
  8. Powered (i.e. electric) kinetic displays are not allowed.
  9. Once your entry form has been received, the committee will assign you an entry tag with a number that you must visibly affix to your scarecrow.
  10. Contest entries may be dropped off for display between October 15th and October 23rd from 11 am to 6:00 pm at the Port Orchard Public Market. Awards ceremony will take place on November 2nd at 3 pm at the Port Orchard Public Market. Pickup your entries from November 4-6th, after which the displays will be disposed of.
  11. Winners for each category will be determined by a committee appointed by the Port Orchard Bay Street Association. Judges decisions are final. (People’s choice voting will begin October 18th, so get your display up by then for the most opportunities for votes!)

To enter, fill out the entry form online, email it or download a copy of the entry form and send to:

POBSA @ PO Box 8581 Port Orchard, WA 98366

Or drop it off at

Port Orchard Public Market at

The Dock Bar & Eatery
Sue’s Juice Bar & Sandwich Shop
Port Orchard Library
Olde Central Antique Mall


Download Scarecrow Entry Form

Scarecrow Contest Entry

Entry form for Scarecrow Contest
    You may enter one Scarecrow for the contest, but you can tag your Scarecrow in as many categories as are appropriate.
  • I have read the “Official Scarecrow Contest Rules” and I agree to abide by them, and I understand that if I do not, my entry will be disqualified from the contest. I understand that my entry must be in place by October 23rd @3:00, must be kept on display until November 3rd, and must be removed no later than November 6th. If entrant is under 18 years of age, parent or guardian must sign.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY


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