Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival will be back in Halloween 2024!

Competitions

Competitions

Tamborine Scarecrow Festival Scarecrow Festival Scarecrow Competition
Entries are Free! All Competition Entries are eligible for BEST IN SHOW! Registration forms available from Club Tamborine | TM Library | Foodworks | Granny Macs | TM Visitors Centre | IGA | Professionals | Willow & Sage Cafe or register online at https://bit.ly/ScarecrowFestivalRego 

Prizes:

  • Best in Show:  $250
  • Individual Categories: $100
  • Child Category:  10 x $25

Competition Categories

  • Creative
  • First Time in Field
  • Traditional
  • Business
  • Association/Club
  • Mountain School
  • Kindy/Day Care
  • Country Cousins
  • Family
  • Child
  • Celebrity
  • Best in Show
X

Scarecrow Competition Guide

  • Scarecrow creations must be G-rated and family friendly
  • To be eligible for a prize your Scarecrow must be registered and located on the official Trail
  • Scarecrows can be made from any materials.  A touch of hay or straw is encouraged.
  • Child-entrants must be school-aged with minimal adult assistance
  • First time in fields entrants must never have entered the Festival before.  Other categories can be entered if preferred.
  • Country Cousins – entrants located off the Mountain
  • Display your Scarecrow’s name and rego number clearly on your Scarecrow

Please ensure your Scarecrow is safely made, secured and placed in a safety conscious position for viewing by both pedestrians and from vehicles.

Ensure your Scarecrow is on the trail ready for jugding at 9am on Friday 27th October.

Date

Event

Venue

Time

October
25th
Entries Close
All entry forms must be in the collection boxes
4:00 pm

Competition Box Locations

  • Club Tamborine
  • Food Works at Eagle Heights
  • Granny Macs Gallery Walk
  • IGA Shopping Centre
  • Library Main Street
  • Professionals
  • The Corner Store
  • TM Visitor Information Centre
  • or register online at https://bit.ly/ScarecrowFestivalRego
October
27th
Scarecrow Judging
On the Trail
9:00 am
October
29th
Presentations
Fortitude Brewing Co.
4:30 pm
Tamborine Scarecrow FestivalThe Manor Tamborine Scarecrow Festival Colouring Competition
Get your entries in for the Scarecrow Festival Colouring Competition and Junior Poetry Competition. All Entries are displayed at the Library during the Festival.

Competition Categories

  • 4 Years & Under
  • 5-6 Years
  • 7-8 Years
  • 9-10 Years
  • 11-12 Years
  • Seniors
X

Colour in the picture and/or write your poem above the bird.

Entries close Tuesday October 18th.

Date

Event

Venue

Time

October
3rd
Entries Open
9:00 am
October
18th
Entries Close
4:00 pm

Where to take your Entry:

  • Club Tamborine
  • Food Works at Eagle Heights
  • Granny Macs Gallery Walk
  • IGA Shopping Centre
  • Library Main Street
  • Professionals
  • The Corner Store
  • TM Visitor Information Centre
October
24th
Entries Displayed at the Library
Tamborine Mountain Library, Cnr Main St & Yuulong Rd
4:00 pm
Tamborine Scarecrow FestivalThe Manor Tamborine Scarecrow Festival Poetry Competition
Rhyming or unrhyming, limerick or sonnet, put pen to paper and compete in the annual Scarecrow Festival Poetry Competition.

Senior Prizes:

  • Winner: Certificate + $100
  • 2nd Place: Certificate + $50

Junior Prizes:

See the Colouring Competition Prizes

Competition Categories

  • Junior
  • Senior
X

It is requested that your poetry entries are limited to four or five stanzas.

PLEASE ENSURE YOUR ENTRY IS CLEARLY MARKED WITH

Name: _________________________Contact No: ___________________Title of Poem: _______________________________

Date

Event

Venue

Time

October
3rd
Entries Open
October
18th
Junior Poetry entries close

Competition Box Locations

  • Club Tamborine
  • Food Works at Eagle Heights
  • Granny Macs Gallery Walk
  • IGA Shopping Centre
  • Library Main Street
  • Professionals
  • The Corner Store
  • TM Visitor Information Centre
October
19th
Senior Poetry entries close

Competition Box Locations

  • Food Works at Eagle Heights
  • IGA Shopping Centre
  • Library Main Street
  • TM Visitor Centre
  • Corner Store
  • Granny Macs Gallery Walk
  • Club Tamborine
October
27th
Senior Poetry Prize Giving
St Bernards Hotel
5:30 pm

Preliminary Judging will take place and the finalists chosen will be invited to recite their poem at the Festival Launch at St Bernards Hotel on October 27th 5:30pm.

Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival Art Competition
Enter your 'Scarecrow' themed canvas creation in the Scarecrow Art Competition. Registration forms available from Club Tamborine | TM Library | Foodworks | Granny Macs | TM Visitors Centre | IGA | Professionals | Willow & Sage Cafe
  • 13-15 Years - Prize $75
  • 16-18 Years - Prize $100
  • Open - Prize $250

Competition Categories

  • 13-15 Years
  • 16-18 Years
  • Open
X

Your creation must be on a canvas maximum size 45 x 60 cm.

Your creation must be ‘Scarecrow’ themed

Entries can be collected from Club Tamborine | TM Library | Foodworks | IGA | Granny Macs | TM Visitor Centre | Professionals | Willow & Sage Cafe

Please complete the registration part of the form and place in the box, available at the same locations as the forms.

Completed Artwork needs to be delivered to Vonda Youngman Community Centre on Thursday 26th Oct 3:00 pm – 6:00pm or Friday 27th Oct 6:30 am – 9:00 am

After the exhibition Artwork must be collected on Sunday 29th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Date

Event

Venue

Time

October
1st
Registrations Open
12:00 am
October
25th
Art registrations close
October
29th
Art Competion Prize Giving
Fortitude Brewing Co
4:30 pm