Scarecrow Contest Submissions Needed by Sept. 20

Scarecrow Contest

This contest is open to any individual or family:

Scarecrows are to be actual 3D scarecrows using found/recycled materials and a T-frame.

Scarecrows will be attached to outdoor poles down Main St, so please use sturdy materials.

Scarecrows can be frightening or fun, but please keep your creations tasteful & family appropriate.

For Businesses in Bourbon County wanting to participate:

Have your scarecrow represent your business. For example a restaurant might feature a scarecrow wearing an apron.

Feel free to make a big, bold, and bright full display!

A photograph of your outdoor business creation must be emailed to the Chamber by 5:00 PM on September 20th to be entered into the contest. Email: [email protected]


1st: $50 Gift Certificate

2nd: $30 Gift Certificate

3rd: $20 Gift Certificate


Winner receives one dozen logoed shirts and bragging rights for the entire year!

Blind judging will be done by a panel of local artists and crafters. All winners will be announced live on Facebook during the Chamber Coffee September 21st at 8:00 AM.

Deadline to enter is September 20th (submissions can be made at the gazebo at First & Main on that day between 4:00-5:00 PM).

Early submissions may be left at the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce office, 321 E Wall St. If you would like your scarecrow returned, please remove it on November 1st by 3:00 PM or it will be discarded.

The Chamber is not responsible for damaged, lost or stolen items.

Click here for a printable flyer!

Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce | 231 E. Wall Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701

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