Entries sought for Main Street’s scarecrow decorating contest

RISING SUN/OHIO COUNTY, IND: Rising Sun Main Street is announcing a call for entries for their upcoming Navy Bean Festival  Scarecrow Decorating Contest.  The deadline to enter is Tuesday, October 1, 2019 by noon. Entries will be displayed outdoors from October 4 to November 1 on Rising Sun Main Street.

Registration forms are available at the Rising Sun Main Street office located at 103 South Walnut Street and at the Ohio County Tourism Visitors Center at 217 N. High Street. Entry forms are also downloadable here:MainStreetscarecrowcontest2019

Entrants are encouraged to be as creative as possible, utilizing materials which can withstand the elements including wind and rain. There are no entry fees, however, each entry must be submitted with a registration form.

Entries must be delivered to Rising Sun Main Street located at 103 S. Main Walnut Street in downtown Rising Sun by Tuesday, October 1 by noon.

Judging will take place the week of October 7 with winners announced on Friday, October 11. Entries will be judged on originality, creativity and presentation. Categories include: Funniest, Most Original, Best Representation of a Business or Organization, Most Creative, and Scariest. Judges will be local officials and Scarecrow enthusiasts.

Each category business or organization winner will be awarded a lunch from a local restaurant of their choice.

For more information, contact Karrah Miller, director of Rising Sun Main Street, through (812) 438-2750 or risingsunmainstreet@gmail.com.

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