DRIGGS, Idaho \u2014 In the spirit of harvest season and fall, Downtown Driggs Association is hosting a scarecrow showdown.\r\n\r\nToday through October 23, businesses and nonprofits will display original scarecrows in downtown Driggs. It's up to the public to vote on their favorites.\r\n\r\nThe festival is modeled after the popular Solvang Scarecrow Fest in Southern California. \u201cWe are celebrating Driggs, autumn and our vibrant local businesses with our own Scarecrow Contest,\u201d says Alison Brush, executive director of Downtown Driggs Association. \u201cWe encourage visitors from around the region to come to Downtown Driggs to meet the Scarecrows and vote for their favorites in five unique categories. Afterward, you can stay to shop, have dinner and enjoy our public spaces.\u201d\r\n\r\nWinners in five categories will be chosen by the votes of visitors. Visitors from around the Southeastern Idaho region and Western Wyoming are encouraged to vote for their favorites in each of the following categories:\r\n\r\n \tBest Use of Business Theme\r\n \tMost Teton Valley\r\n \tBest Use of Recycled Materials\r\n \tKid\u2019s Choice\r\n \tMost Humorous\r\n\r\nBallots with maps detailing scarecrow locations will be available at the Teton Geo Center at 60 S. Main, Driggs. Share the experience of the Driggs Scarecrow Contest on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #driggsscarecrows.\r\n\r\nDriggs businesses will display their scarecrow at or near their storefront during the five-week period. Nonprofits without an office or storefront can display their creations at Mugler Plaza on Main Street, Driggs.\r\n\r\nWinning Scarecrows will be announced after October 23.