Scarecrow Registration Countdown!


Scarecrow Contest

Rules and Regulations 

Registration Opens: Friday, August 4th, 2023
Registration Closes and Payment Due: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
Location: Baxter Park
Set up: Saturday, October 14th 10:00am-11:00pm
Event: Saturday, October 14th 12:00pm-2:30pm
Take Down: Saturday, October 28th 10:00am -12:00pm 

Registration Rules

  • Scarecrows must be registered by Sunday, Oct. 1st
  • Contestants must be 16 years or older. Younger contestants must register with an adult.
  • Placement of scarecrows will be assigned in advance by Medfield TV. Spot locations and number will be shared with applicants on a rolling basis via email through Friday, October 6th.
  • Registration for Individual/Family: $25. Business: $35. NPO: $15.
  • 6′ x6′ Scarecrow Stakes may be added to your order for an additional $10. You may pick up your stake at Medfield TV (18 N. Meadows Road Medfield ,MA) anytime between 10:00am – 5:00pm on Monday, Sept. 18th through Friday, Sept. 22nd, or at our Medfield Day Booth (16E) on Saturday, September 23rd.
  • Payments will be made through an online credit card payment processing website, or may be made with check or cash.
  • Running out of time? Something came up? Cancellations made before 11:59pm on Friday, Sept. 22nd will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made after 11:59pm on Friday, Sept 22nd will not receive a refund.
  • Late payments will not be accepted after October 9th.

Scarecrow Rules

  • Scarecrows must be family friendly and constructed to withstand adverse weather. Scarecrows do not have to be stuffed – be creative. No political signs or political scarecrows allowed.
  • Scarecrows will remain on display and MUST be removed on Saturday, October 28th by 12 PM. Scarecrows not removed will be dismantled and destroyed.
  • Scarecrows may not exceed a 6’ by 6’ footprint.
  • If your scarecrow is attached to a tree, NO ADHESIVE OF ANY TYPE IS ALLOWED. Only use zip ties, bungees cords or rope.
  • If your scarecrow is attached to a wooden stake, the stake must be to hammered at least 2 feet into ground
  • All scarecrows must be securely assembled.
  • You are responsible installing your scarecrow and for maintaining the quality of your scarecrow throughout the display period. Please anticipate a variety of weather conditions when assembling your scarecrow. You may be contacted by Medfield TV with a request to fix damages to your scarecrow. Scarecrows in disrepair will be removed and discarded.
  • Contestants are fully responsible for disassembling and removing all contents of their scarecrows. Any scarecrows left after the removal date/time will be discarded
  • We reserve the right to refuse any entry that we deem inappropriate. No refund will be given.

Winners will be announced at 2:30 PM and will be posted online at after judging is complete

Geico of Braintree’s

Costume Contest

Rules and Regulations

Location: Baxter Park, Geico of Braintree’s Booth
Registration: Saturday, October 14th 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Runway Show: Saturday, October 14th 2:00 PM (arrive at stage by 1:50 PM)

Costume Contest Rules

  • Open to all ages!
  • Interested contestants must:
    • Register by visiting Geico of Braintree’s booth in costume between 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    • Sign a talent release form
    • Take a photo with the Geico Gecko and your entry # card
    • Arrive at the stage at 1:50 PM for the runway show
  • To qualify, your costume:
    • Must be family friendly
    • Must NOT be a political figure
    • Must NOT be offensive, or obscene
  • Handmade costumes are encouraged!
  • We reserve the right to disqualify any costume that we deem inappropriate.

Winners will be announced immediately following the runway show and will be posted online at after the event

Thank You To Our Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

In-Kind Donors

Scarecrow Stakes ($500 value)

Pumpkins ($100 value)

Water & Ice ($80 value)

Raffle Donors

Raffle Items ($250 value)

Raffle Item ($70 value)

Raffle Items ($50 value)

Raffle Items ($50 value)

Raffle Items ($25 value)