(Seguin) -- The annual Downtown Scarecrow Competition has become a loved tradition for visitors to downtown Seguin. That's according to Kyle Kramm, the director of the Seguin Main Street and Convention & Visitors Bureau who says the competition encourages businesses to decorate their storefront windows with one of the season's most popular features -- the scarecrow.
Kramm says the scarecrows this year range from traditional and spooky to funny beloved movie characters.
"The Scarecrow Competition is a time for our downtown businesses and others to let their creativity shine and showcase their businesses," said Kramm. "The scarecrows are a great addition to downtown as we enter the busy fall
The Downtown Scarecrow Competition is hosted by the Seguin Main Street Program and the Guadalupe County Fair Association.
Claiming the Best Overall Award for the Scarecrow Contest was the Hair Haus. Best Traditional Scarecrow prizes went to First Place Leap Ahead Learning; Second Place, The Texas 1031 Exchange Company and Third Place, Edward
Best Non Profit Scarecrow winners include First Place, Seguin Art League; Second Place, Seguin Hermann Sons School of Dance and Third Place, Health & Human Services.
Winning in the Best Business Promotion category were First Place Bling & Company; Second Place D6 Promos and Third Place, HEB Curbside.
Rounding out the contest with an Honorable Mention were You're So Crafty, Whataburger # 406 and Whataburger # 897. Judges for the competition included Naomi Manski, Gay Lynn Olsovsky, and Kay Willman.