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The Contest

Get your Scarecrow on!

2017 Scarecrow Contest Entry Form

FREE to enter

Be a part of the “heart and soul” of the annual Scarecrow Fest… the Scarecrow Contest! With 100,000+ attendees, this nationally recognized, award-winning festival is ALL about the Scarecrows!

How to Enter:

Please review the rules HERE and complete the entry form on this page.

Deadline to Enter:

Friday, September 29, 2017, 5:00 PM

Scarecrow Contest Prize Money Sponsored by:

Home of the “Junior Savers Club”
411 W. Main Street
630-377-9500
www.BankStCharles.com

Scarecrow Contest Business Prizes Sponsored by:

Scarecrow Contest Categories

Mechanical Category – Open to all*
1st Place Prize – $550
2nd Place Prize – $400
3rd Place Prize – $300

MEGA Scarecrows Category – Open to all*
1st Place Prize – $400
2nd Place Prize – $300
3rd Place Prize – $200

Clubs, Not-for-profits, Schools – Open to all clubs, Not-for-Profits, and Schools
1st Place Prize – $275
2nd Place Prize – $225
3rd Place Prize – $175

NEW! Individuals Category – Open to all individuals not affiliated with a business or organization
1st Place Prize – $200
2nd Place Prize – $150
3rd Place Prize – $100

Family Category
Entries to be created by children 12 and under with limited 13+ assistance.
1st Place Prize – $200
2nd Place Prize – $150
3rd Place Prize – $100

St. Charles Business Category – Limit 50 Entries
6’x 6′ spaces – Entries accepted ONLY from businesses located within the Greater St. Charles CVB service area: (the City of St. Charles, Villages of Campton Hills & Elburn, Townships of Campton & St. Charles) All business scarecrows must be FREE-STANDING as they will be displayed on blacktop – NOT staked into GRASS/GROUND! Sand bags are recommended.

1st Place Prize – Free 1/2 page ad in Kane County Chronicle
2nd Place Prize – Free 1/4 page ad in Kane County Chronicle

BUSINESS Category Scarecrows will be located in the Veterans Memorial Lot at Cedar & Third Streets.

*For Profit Businesses – Categories 1, 2, and 6 are open to all 2017 sponsors and vendors as well as any businesses in the Greater St. Charles CVB service area (St. Charles, Campton Hills, Elburn, St. Charles & Campton Township).

Fill out the above form, or download the Scarecrow Contest Application, (PDF) print, complete and then mail, fax or e-mail to:

Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau
Attn: Scarecrow Contest
2 E. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Fax: 630-513-0566
Email: info@scarecrowfest.com

Contact Vikki Myers at 630-377-6161 or e-mail Vikki@visitstcharles.com for more information.

Attention businesses! Become a Scarecrow Fest sponsor or vendor and reach 100,000+ visitors