Fall Crow: $20 / Hay Bale: $35
ALL FEES AND REGISTRATION FORMS ARE TO BE TURNED IN AT THE THOMSON-MCDUFFIE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE,
Display Time: September 28th- November 4th .
Fall Crow Contest
All Entries must be taken down by November 4th. Fall Crows may reflect a special theme and/ or promote a business, organization, or event. Fall Crows must be in good taste and constructed to withstand weather, and must not be made of any perishable items. You must maintain your Fall Crow Display throughout the duration of the display time. Fall Crows that are in bad taste are subject to removal by the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce. Fall Crow displays must not obstruct the view of drivers. Fall Crows must have a weatherproof sign that represents the organization.
FALL CROW SPACES NEED TO BE APPROVED BY THE THOMSON-MCDUFFIE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BEFORE BEING PLACED ON DISPLAY.
Hay Bale Contest
Hay Bale Decorating Contest is open to ALL Chamber Members. Entry forms must be received by September 27th. Entries will be judged based on Eye Appeal, Construction, Use of Materials and Creativity. Decorations must be of a good, clean, wholesome nature. No vulgar or suggestive decorations will be allowed!!
Bales will be placed lying on their side or standing on end. This will be your choice.Latex paint may be used. (NO Oil Based or Toxic Materials Can Be Used). Latex paint may be applied to hay bale. NO paint will be applied to the concrete!
Please specify position of bale on entry form. You are allowed up to 6 rectangular bales that YOU provide, for feet or decoration. Please mark this on your entry form if using extra bales. Winners will be announced in the McDuffie Progress, WTHO Radio, and the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce social media.
YOU are responsible for the removal of ALL items off the bales no later than November 28th. This includes all small pins, small wires, leave no items in the bales! Animals use the bales after you, so do not leave anything that could harm them!!!
Please contact the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce if you have any questions or concerns at (706) 597-1000. We invite our local businesses to get creative with their crows or hay bales, making your business recognizable through your creation. If you are interested in participating in this event, please print out application and return it with your payment. We look forward to seeing your fall decorations!