Schools Scarecrow Competition


Fantastic prizes to be won for your school. Be a vibrant part of the 2018 Camden Show by creating your very own scarecrow with your school. The scarecrows will create a feature display around the education area of the Camden Show. Scarecrows can be as traditional or as imaginative as possible and the competition is open to pre-school and primary school groups.

• • • FREE ENTRY • • •


Prizes: Class 1-4 winners will receive an in-school sustainability project from Bunnings Narellan. However if less than 2 entries only a ribbon & award will be given. Winners are announced at the NAB Entertainment Stage at 11:00 am Friday 16th March 2018. Projects for the winners will be decided upon in consultation with Bunnings Narellan to ensure suitability for the winning school and must be completed within 6 months of the Camden Show.

   1st  2nd  3rd
1. Preschool / Playgroup RP  R  R
2. Kindergarten to Year 2 RP  R  R
3. Year 3 to Year 6 RP  R  R
4. Special Needs RP  R  R


  • Scarecrows will be Judged by Bunnings Narellan on Thursday 15th March, 2018. Winners will be noti ed by the Show Society on Thursday in order for a representative to be present on Friday morning to receive their award
  • Schools that are return Exhibitors are encouraged to recycle the scarecrow stands that were issued by Camden Show Society for the previous Shows
  • All scarecrows must be free standing
  • Scarecrows minimum height 1 metre/maximum height 2 metres - to t within a 1m2 area
  • All Scarecrow entries must be able to remain on display outside. They will need to be able to withstand all types of weather conditions and all parts are to be securely attached
  • You may use props or accessories to enhance your scarecrow but please do not use valuables. Camden Show Society will not be responsible for any loss or damage to scarecrows or loss of any accessories
  • Your scarecrow must be ready for display when delivered to the Education Tent
  • Entries are limited to 3 scarecrows per category per school
  • Prize Legend: T = Trophy, S = Sash, R = Ribbon, V = Voucher, P = Special Prize



  • Wednesday 14th March 2018 between 3:30 pm - 5 pm
  • Scarecrows are to be delivered to the Camden Show Education Tent as above
  • Exhibits to be accompanied by an entry form available in the Schools Guide package


  • Scarecrows may be collected on Sunday 18th March between 9:00 am and 10:00 am only at the Education Tent

CONTACT: Rachael Rodney Phone 02 4655 8338 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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