Build Your Own Scarecrow Competition!

Do you think you have what it takes to build a winning Scarecrow!?

Get your skates on because the deadline for all entries is Wednesday 21st October! All entries will then be displayed on a trail around the Sanctuary for all of our visitors to see!!! Three winners will be shortlisted and displayed at the Visitor’s Centre! Photographs of all of the Scarecrow Entries will be displayed on our website.  The general public will vote for the shortlisted entries by making donations to their favourite Scarecrow! Good Luck!!!

We have 4 different categories to enter your scarecrow into:

  •  Best Spooky/Scary Scarecrow! The winning entry will be the scariest/spookiest scarecrow of them all!
  • “On The Job” Scarecrow – Why not choose a career for your beloved scarecrow and dress him up for work!? Perhaps a doctor, a police man, a fireman, a chef???? You choose!
  • Most Innovative/Interactive Scarecrow – Can you make your Scarecrow super innovative and a bit different? Winning entries will be something very special!
  • Best All Rounder – Perhaps you want to do something completely different or just do your own thing! The winning entry will be fun, eye catching and spectacular!

Entries are open NOW! Closing date for all entries is WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER – SO DON’T HANG AROUND!

There are some resources below to help you get on your way….

– Download a HOW TO GUIDE to building your very own Scarecrow – Click here to download the How To Build A Scarecrow Guide !
– Watch a short video for some top tips to making your own scarecrow – Click Here to watch a short video giving tips on how to build your own Scarecrow! 
– Natural Materials – Please try and use as many natural materials as possible for your Scarecrow! Extra points will be awarded for Animal Friendly Scarecrows!

– Entry Form – When you have built your scarecrow, download this entry form and bring this with you or email this to the Sanctuary before you bring your scarecrow into us! Download your Scarecrow Entry Form Here
– Why not visit our charity shops to choose the outfits for your Scarecrows!

The Prizes!

1st Prize: 1 x Annual Family Pass so you can visit the Sanctuary and a £10 voucher to spend in the Gift Shop! Plus a Personal Tour of the Sanctuary for you and 1 other guest with one of our Animal Care Team! Plus a photograph of you next to your winning entry on the website!

2nd Prize: 1 x Family Day Pass to the Sanctuary and a personal tour of the Sanctuary with our Animal Care Team!

3rd Prize: 1 x Adult Pass plus a personal tour of the Sanctuary with our Animal Care Team!


Good Luck!