October 15 – 30, 2016

Click here to download the 2016 Scarecrows application!

Click here for a Scarecrows poster to share!

Questions? Contact jslscarecrows@yahoo.com

Scarecrows on the Square 2016 promises to be one of the fall’s best events! Stop by any time between October 15 – 30 to check out all of the Scarecrows and vote by October 23 for your favorite. Scarecrows are created by Businesses, Civic Groups, Individuals and Schools.  All are invited to come check out the creativity displayed around Hutchinson Square in the heart of Summerville.  Remember to vote for your favorite Scarecrow!


October 15 – October 23

Vote for your favorite display(s) for just $0.25 each at the following locations:
Guerin’s Pharmacy    Cuppa Manna Cafe

Awards will be given for the Best Overall Scarecrow and the top 3 Scarecrows in each of the following categories:
Business        Civic       Individual       School

Winners will be notified and ribbons displayed on the winning Scarecrows on October 26.


Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. AND Saturday, October 22 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Bring cash so you can enjoy delicious treats (and vote)!


Scarecrow set-up is on Saturday, October 15 between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.  Please be considerate of the JSL volunteers and stay within the scheduled timeframe for decorations.  Scarecrow takedown is on Sunday, October 30, no later than 4 p.m.  JSL is not responsible for any remaining decorations or items left on the premises after this time.  It is the responsibility of the participant to clean up their assigned site including raking any hay to the curb. In the event that materials are left behind past the cutoff time, groups will be assessed a $30 cleanup fee.

• Site set-up is Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ONLY
• Please respect other participants and do not go beyond your allocated space
• A single 2” PVC pipe will be provided for a Scarecrow to be posted in; a 2×2″ shaved down post works best
• JSL members will NOT be available for helping entrants set up, or have any tools to borrow
• Be sure to bring along all necessary tools for installing your Scarecrow and decorations
(ex: duct tape, scissors, hammer, nails, extra straw)
• The Junior Service League of Summerville (JSL) is not responsible for maintenance, damage, vandalism, or theft incurred of any scarecrow during the three (3) week contest
• JSL reserves the right to adjust displays to fall within the specified guidelines
• Cleanup and removal of scarecrows is October 30, and must be completed by 4 p.m. to avoid fees