Time For Groups, Families And Individuals To Get Their Scarecrows Ready For This Years Contest


It’s that time of year! The community is waiting for those amazing scarecrows to appear on Central Avenue Get your creative caps on and give us your spookiest, silliest, or fanciest take on this year’s Scarecrow Contest theme: Fall in the Desert.


Traditional Harvest Figures: These scarecrows will be typically old-fashioned figures constructed from throwaways from the farm: Clothing, hay stuffing, burlap, farm implements, farm produce(cornhusks, vegetables, pumpkins, etc.) are a few ideas for the traditional scarecrow

Contemporary Scarecrows: These scarecrows are inspired by storybook characters, cartoon figures, crazy characters, and out of the ordinary situations. This modern scarecrow may also be made of materials using art methods or electronics of today. Collage, ceramics, metal sculpture, plastics, etc. are examples of components that may be utilized. The composition and utilization are limited only by one’s own imagination.


Business or Organization: Any registered business in the region is eligible. Any registered charitable group, club, association, or school in the country is eligible. This division is also appropriate for LANL groups or divisions that work together to participate in this event.

Family: Any group of individuals (roommates, families, or friends) that work together to create a scarecrow qualifies for this division.

Sign ups will continue to remain open until spots are filled and we will reach out to participants with their spot assignments as we get them. 

Link to sign up here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/LosAlamosArtsCouncil/scarecrowcontestentryform2022fallinthedesert