2023 Saline Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to all the participants in the 2023 12th Annual Saline Scarecrow Contest.  Downtown Saline was full and vibrant filled with this year's entries.  Thanks to all the participants for making downtown Saline look so good once again in the month of October.  

This year's theme "My Michigan Favorite" drew 27 entries vying for top honors.  The creativity and talent was abundant and the choices were competitive.  And the winners are...

Top awards went to The Boyless Family with their creation "Jerome the Vernor's Gnome" who not only won the People's Choice First Place honors in the "Individual" category, but also was awarded "BEST OF SHOW" by our panel of 5 juried artists.

BEST ARTISTIC PRESENTATION was awarded to "Elias Brothers Big Boy" created by The Saline Post.

BEST INTERPRETATION OF THE THEME was awarded to "Michigan Nature" by Apotheke Salon.

The other People's Choice Awards based on voting were as follows:

First Place Individual Category - "Jerome the Vernor's Gnome" by The Boyless Family

Second Place Individual Category - "Tulip Time" by the Harris Family

First Place Group Category - "Agriculture Adam" by the SHS FFA

Second Place Group Category - "Robin - our State Bird" by Pleasant Ridge Elementary First Grade

Third Place Group Category - "Miss Michigan Barbie" by Miss Saline

First Place Small Business Category - "Mighty Mac" by Nu2UAgain Resale

Second Place Small Business Category - "Cornelius J Box" by Saline Optometry

Third Place Small Business Category - "Our Money is on Michigan" by Millio & Associates

First Place Large Business Category - Bank of Ann Arbor

Second Place Large Business Category - "Go Blue Granny" by EHM Senior Solutions

Third Place Large Business Category - "Cherry-Table Giving" by Evangelical Homes of Michigan Foundation

All entries can be viewed at:

All winners can be viewd at:

Thanks to everyone who entered, voted and helped make the contest a success.  Next years theme will be announced in a matter of days - stay tuned!  

See you all next year

Dr. Rob Borer, Chief Scarecrow Curator, Saline Scarecrow Contest

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