The Bedford Education Foundation is proud to bring you an exciting Fall fundraiser to support our schools and build further community in these challenging times. Have some fun decorating your home for Fall with The BEF Great Pumpkin and Scarecrow Display Contest!
The contest is already open, and entries are coming in, so here’s how you can be a part of the excitement. First, go to https://bedfordeducation.org/donate. A minimum $25 donation gets your home on the map. Don’t forget to include your address and mention “Fall contest” in the notes. You can also indicate if your display is best viewed at night, and the BEF will designate these displays on the map, which will be available to the community when the contest has closed. Next, decorate the front of your home with pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and/or scarecrows to show your support for Bedford’s schools. Then, send us a picture! Be creative!
Entry and Decorating must be complete by Wednesday, Oct. 28th. Voting takes place between 10/29 & 11/1. While we encourage community members to get out and about safely to view the displays, pictures will also be available on-line. The community at-large will vote for “Best Overall Display” in each category – Scarecrow or Pumpkin, and the BEF Events Committee will vote for winners in these special categories: Best Bedford Themed, Funniest Fall, and Spookiest Displays!
Please note that the mapping and judging elements of this contest are for residences only. Several local businesses will be enthusiastically decorating, however, so please keep an eye out for them as well!
Winners will be announced on 11/2, and yes, there are PRIZES! Many generous Bedford businesses have donated items for our fabulous contest prize packages. More details to come before the deadline, but start planning your display today! Any questions, please contact the BEF via email at [email protected]. As always, all proceeds from this event help the BEF fund creative and innovative grant programs at all four Bedford schools.