Scarecrow Awards 2016
Many thanks to scarecrow makers, scarecrow hosts and all our sponsors for the 2016 Hinterland Scarecrow Festival. It was not possible without you. The calibre and creativity of all entries was simply superb!
The Hinterland Scarecrow Festival will be back in 2018.
Best Aussie Icon Scarecrow
1st Place – Sir Arthur Painting a Cow. Created by Darren Doye
2nd Place – Dame Edna. Created by Lajla Thye from Poppies of Red Hill.
3rd Place – Fred Hollows. Created by Red Hill Opportunity Shop
Commendations – That’s a crocodile created by Michael Leeworthy, Flying for the ball created by Elizabeth Surry and Kolossal Koala created by Ashcombe Maze.
Best Traditional Scarecrow
1st Place – Basil. Created by Food on the Hill
2nd Place – Farm Girl Susie Sustainability. Created by Green Olive at Red Hill
3rd Place – Jolly Social Support Swagman. Created by Peninsula Health Community Health
Best School/Kindergarden Group Scarecrow
1st Place – Ryan of Rye. Created by Rye Primary School
Commendations: Vegemite on Toast created by Eastbourne Primary School and Edna the Echidna created by Dromana Pre School.
Best Artist Scarecrow
1st Place – AC/DC Heavy Metal. Created by Russ Brebner
2nd Place – Rusty. Created by Benjamin Hoekstra
Equal 3rd Place – I don’t think we are in Kansas anymore. Created by Annie Glass and Borris created by Maureen and Lawrence Marshall.
1st Place – Jolly Social Support Swagman. Created by Peninsula Health Community Health (235 votes)
2nd Place – Ryan of Rye. Created by Rye Primary School (193 votes)
3rd Place – Flinders the Scarecrow. Created by Western Port Secondary College (130 votes)
Snap a Selfie Competition
1st Place – Gwen Guidici ‘Warnie’ shot
Spot the Scarecrow
1st Place – Ethan Wall, Emma-Kate Jackson