Elk Grove, Calif. – Fashion a scarecrow honoring your favorite OZ inhabitants for the 19th annual Elk Grove GIANT Pumpkin Festival and you could earn more than just sparkly slippers. The Festival is currently accepting entries for its annual scarecrow contest. All entries will be on display at Elk Grove Park during the Festival held the first weekend in October (October 5-6).
Prize money, as much as $250 for first place, will be awarded in four categories: Youth Group (groups 12 and under), Youth Open (individuals 12 and under), Teen Category (individuals and groups 13-17) and Adult Category (individuals and groups 18 and up). Additional prizes will be awarded for Best Use of Theme and People’s Choice categories. The scarecrow contest is presented by Kaiser Permanente.