Stormville Airport’s 1st Annual Scarecrow Contest Rules & Entry Form

  • ​Entry is free & you are only allowed 1 entry per person, family, school, club, group & business. The contest is open to all ages & skill levels.
  • We encourage people to use eco-friendly and recyclable items, but it is not necessary. Any material may be used, but use of perishable foods is discouraged. No flammable items or battery parts are allowed.
  • No political, social or religious affiliations are allowed. No foul language of any kind will be tolerated. Entries must be appropriate for a family friendly event and not frightening, violent, bloody or gruesome in any way. We reserve the right to decline any entry that does not meet our requirements.
  • We encourage families to work together to build a creative and fun scarecrow.
  • ​Entries must be able to be withstand any outdoor conditions. This festival is rain or shine.
  • ​Scarecrows must contain a stake & be able to stand up vertically. It must be handmade & not store bought.
  • Once your entry has been received, your scarecrow will be assigned a number. You will receive an email with it. We ask each entrant to please add a 5” x 7” sign to their scarecrow that states: Made By: (put your family name or group name) & then underneath, put Entry # (then add your given entry # that has been emailed to you).
    Please safety pin your entry sign onto the front of your scarecrow. ​
  • Scarecrows will be judged on a combination of creativity and appearance. There is only 1 Category, The Most Creative Scarecrow. Use your imagination!
  • ​Entries should be dropped off the week of September 25-29th during regular business hours from 10 am – 3 pm, at Stormville Airport, 428 Route 216, Stormville, NY. 12582. For those living out of town, you may drop off your scarecrow on September 30th from 11 am – 11:30 am. Judging will start at 2:30 pm & a winner will be announced at 3 pm.
    The winner will receive a Trophy & Gift Certificate & will be contacted by phone. You don’t need to be present to win. The decision of the judges is final.
  • Click here to download Scarecrow Contest Application