The Historic District Business Association will hold its 11th Annual “Crows on the Cane” Scarecrow Contest, on Oct. 7. This is a great opportunity to showcase your creativity while also decorating the downtown area as we welcome the fall season! Entry forms are due by Oct. 4 to the Natchitoches Main Street Office.
Any businesses, organizations, non-profits, schools, or individuals are welcome to participate in the scarecrow contest. All entries will be displayed in the Historic District for judging (Businesses may display in front of their store or in their store windows). We encourage all entries to remain on display throughout the month of October. Cash prizes will be awarded.
Check-in will be at the Natchitoches Main Street Office (781 Front Street) on Oct. 7 from 8-10 AM.
For more information, contact the Main Street Office at 318.357.3822
All entries will be displayed in the Historic District for judging (Businesses may display in front of their store or in their store windows).
No hand-outs at your contest display.
Encourage all entries to be left throughout October.
Multiple entries are permitted.
Scarecrow(s) for display may reflect a special theme and/or promote a business, organization or event.
Scarecrows must be in good taste & constructed to withstand the weather.
Scarecrows reflecting controversial, social, religious, or political opinions or statements will not be accepted.
The Historic District Business Association reserves the right to remove any scarecrow it deems inappropriate.
Scarecrow theme suggestions are animal, whimsical, traditional or themed to schools, businesses, clubs or organizations.
Scarecrow entries/designs must be new each year.
No items such as tiki torches or gas-powered generators are allowed.
All categories may display lights (powered by batteries only).
Participants will be responsible for their own signage if they choose to advertise their group, business, etc.