Fairfield Chamber of Commerce announces its Second Annual Scarecrow Contest!

These scarecrows will be on display around the Freestone County Courthouse through the month of October.

All ages, individuals, families, clubs, groups, and businesses are welcome to participate. Each person, family, group, or business may have only one entry.

There are three divisions in this contest:  Adult (individual or group), Youth (individual or group) and Business.

Theme can be traditional, whimsical, fairytale, humorous, fantasy, celebrity, etc. Design a scarecrow depicting your favorite fairytale, storybook, animal, or fantasy figure and let your imagination run wild.

Use of bright colors or unique materials is encouraged.

All entrants must submit an application to the Chamber. You can pick up an application between September 11-25, 2017.

Space is limited, so it will be based on a first come, first served basis. There are only 22 light posts.

Scarecrows may be installed Saturday or Sunday, October 7-8 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Judging will take place October 9-13, 2017.

Winners will be announced on October 26th at the Trinity Star Arts Council’s Art Walk at 6:00 p.m.

First place prize in each category is $50 worth of Chamber Bucks to be used at various businesses in Fairfield. Second and Third place winners will receive ribbons.

There is no entry fee; participation is FREE!

For more information, and complete list of rules, contact the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce at 903-389-5792 or stop by their office at 900 W. Commerce.