This year we've double the prize fund and it will all be dished out in vouchers for local shops and services of the winner's choice.
Create a scarecrow on any theme at your home, business or society venue for display during Victoria Week (August 8-16).
Enter online at www.ballatervictoriaweek.co.uk by August 1st to feature on the map (which this year will be available online only).
First prize in the Home category £250, second £100 and third £50.
Thanks to our sponsors Wee Jim Landscapes, Danny Muir - Joiner and Glenernan Self Catering Cottages.
Competition also open to those outwith Ballater, just send us a pic!
Winners will be decided by a combination of social media positivity and some special BVW judging gurus.