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Scarecrow Decorating Contest Judging October 8th

 

SCARECROW DECORATING CONTEST WINNERS

 
On Sunday, October 8th, The Almont DDA held their 9th Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest  "Home of the Raider" to help celebrate Almont High School's Homecoming.   We had 16 entries and they were all creative and really showed how much a small community can support their local school and businesses.  Not only were they creative, but they were also very colorful and the use of imagination was fabulous.   We would like to thank everyone who participated and to our judges for their help in making some tough decisions.

First Place $100 - American Tree - Sponsored By:  Yarbrough Insurance Group, LLC. - Displayed in front of Speedway

Second Place $75 - Almont Girl Scout Troop 71406 - Sponsored  By:  Charlie Brown's - Displayed in front of 102 S. Main

Third Place $50 - Almont High School Art Department - Sponsored By:  The Almont Chamber of Commerce - Displayed in front of the Almont Bakery.

The winning Scarecrows along with the other entries will be on display along Main Street until November 6th.  Take a stroll down Main Street and look at the talent that Almont has, then stop in one of our local businesses to show them your support.

 

9th Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

 
 

Gather your family, friends, sports team, clubs and business associates and enjoy some old fashion fun and help celebrate the beginning of the fall season. There is NO cost to participate and pre-assembled frames can be picked up at the Almont Village Offices between 9am & 4pm or by appointment. 

What better way to celebrate the Fall Season and also Almont's Homecoming then to decorate Downtown Almont as well as have the chance to earn some cash.

1st Place:  $100

2nd Place:  $75

3rd Place:  $50

Judging to take place on Sunday, October 8th @ 1:00pm in front of the Almont Fountain Park. 

The Almont DDA would like to thank our Sponsors:   Yarbrough Insurance Group, LLC, Charlie Brown's and The Almont Chamber of Commerce for their support and dedication to our Community.

Please click the following links for Contest Form and information.



 

2017 Scarecrow Contest Entries

 
 

STRAW BALE MINION CONTEST WINNERS

 

Straw Bale Minion Contest Winners

 
Decorate Your Favorite Minion in your Favorite Decade Contest was held today, October 16th. We had a total of 9 Minions that were decorated in many different decades, they were very colorful and the use of the imagination was fabulous. We would like to thank everyone who participated and to our judges for their help. First Place $100 - Buyze/Ferguson Family - 1920's Flapper Second Place $75 - Katie Dobbs - 1960's Hippie Third Place $50 - Jocelyn School of Dance - 1980's The Almont DDA would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support. First Place: Century 21 AAA North, Terri Rogulski Second Place: Skyline Camp and Retreat Center Third Place: Family Farm and Home The winning minions along with the others are on display along Main Street until November 6th. Take a stroll down Main street and look at the talent that Almont has, then stop in one of our local restaurants for a bite to eat.

PHOTOS COMING SOON.

 

Decorate Your Favorite Minion in Your Favorite Decade

 

Gather your family, friends, sports team, clubs and business associates and enjoy some old fashion fun and help celebrate the beginning of the fall season. There is no cost to participate. 

Straw Bales can be picked up at the Almont Village Offices, by calling 810-798-8125 by appointment Monday—Friday 9am to 4pm, in order to make sure we have enough. 

 

Cash Prizes!

 

First through third place will receive $100, $75 and $50 respectively.

 

Ready to Sign Up & Compete

 
(click on the image for pdf of application.)
 

The Rules and Other Important Information

 

  • Theme examples would be anything that has to do with a decade (50’s, 60’s, 70’s etc.)

  • What ever materials you use must be attached to the straw bale and you can only use 1 straw bale.

  • Any Straw Bale Minion exhibiting inappropriate or obscene clothing, logos, or gestures will be disqualified. The contest judges will make this determination.

  • All Straw Bale Minions must be brought to the Fountain Park on Sunday, October 16th by 1:00pm for judging.

  • Straw Bale Minions will be displayed downtown through November 6th. They may be removed and taken home the following week until November 11th. Any Straw Bales Minions not picked-up will be disposed of.

The Straw Bale Minions will be exposed to sun, rain, wind and road debris.  Weather resistant material securely fastened works best.


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