Scarecrows at the flower show

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Charlie Mooney, Springhill Rd.
30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Charlie Mooney, Springhill Rd.

JUDGES Jean Young from Holywood and Clare McGinley from Thornhill had their work cut out for them on Sunday when they took on the difficult task of judging the scarecrow competition in Douglas.

As usual, competitors had set their imaginations to work to dream up inventive and humorous designs for the annual contest.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Charlie Mooney, Springhill Rd.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Charlie Mooney, Springhill Rd.

The Scarecrow competition is part of Douglas Flower Show and each year the standard goes up and people are more inventive.

This year each class from the Primary School also took part, creating a Scarecrow which was very hard to judge.

“Overall the standard was very high, making it difficult to pick winners,” said the judges.

“The effort put into all scarecrows was wonderful. What a great community project!

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Bowling Club Entry.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Bowling Club Entry.

“Well done to everybody who took part.”

The Overall Winner, Most Inventive and Funniest will be announced at the Flower show on Saturday September 5.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Cath Tweedie, Pathhead.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Cath Tweedie, Pathhead.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kim, Rena & Lilli, Curries Close.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kim, Rena & Lilli, Curries Close.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Tom & Robert, Crabtree St.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Tom & Robert, Crabtree St.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kimberley & David Webb, Dale St

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kimberley & David Webb, Dale St

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Douglas Primary School Entries.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Douglas Primary School Entries.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kirstie Clarkson, Main St.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Kirstie Clarkson, Main St.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Douglas Primary School Entries.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Douglas Primary School Entries.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters.  Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Judges (l-R), Jean Young and Clare McGinley with Bowling Green entry.

30-08-2015 Picture Sarah Peters. Douglas Scarecrow Competition, part of Douglas Flower Show. Judges (l-R), Jean Young and Clare McGinley with Bowling Green entry.