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Work together as a family to create a scarecrow at home. Scarecrows can be dropped off and displayed Monday, October 23rd - Friday, October 28th at the Clifton City Hall Municipal Complex. Please drop off your scarecrow anytime between these dates. A sign will be displayed along Linzenbold Ave. with your family name for your designated drop-off station. Judging will take place on Sunday, October 29th during the HarvestFest at 2:00 pm.  Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  Winners do not need not be present. Pre-registration online is required a   Once, everyone is registered participants will receive an email closer to the display date with instructions as to their family's assigned location for the scarecrow drop-off. Participants need to pick up their scarecrows after the contest is completed by the end of the work day on Wednesday, November 1st. Any remaining scarecrows will be discarded after this date. 

Please Note:
* Registration deadline is Friday, October 20, 2023.
* The contest is FREE to enter and open to CLIFTON
* Please only register 1 person in your family to participate.

Contest Rules:
* Scarecrow height should be at a minimum of 4 ft. to a maximum of 7 ft.
* Each entry must be able to stand on its own with all ornamentation firmly
* Display pole must fit into a pre-existing 1 ¼ - 1 ½ round ground sleeve (pre-
   existing pipe is 1 foot deep into the ground). We recommend using a 1 inch PVC
   pipe for the body.
* When dropping off your completed scarecrow you must park in the City Hall
   parking lots on the premise. DO NOT park on Linzenbold Ave. to drop off your
   scarecrow at your assigned location.
* Rubber, plastic, and store-bought masks are not permitted.
* Sharp and flammable objects are not permitted (i.e. pitch forks, tiki torches
* Human or mechanical scarecrows are not permitted.
* Scarecrows should be created with a family-oriented theme in mind and should
   not reflect any social, political, religious or controversial themes.
* This is a family event. Scarecrows should not be gory, violent or extremely
* Scarecrows should be sturdy enough to withstand all weather conditions.
* The event organizers reserve the right to refuse and remove any entry.

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Scarecrow Building Contest 
18y and up N/A 10/20/2023
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

City Hall (900 Clifton Avenue)
$0.00 Res
Location: City Hall Municipal Complex (900 Clifton Ave). Scarecrows will be displayed along Linzenbold Ave.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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