The Ark City Area Chamber of Commerce is taking signups for the 2021 Scarecrow Light Pole Decorating Contest. The rules are up on the Facebook page for the Chamber. Entries are accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6th. Decorations must be in place by Monday, October 11th. Judging is based on originality, materials, and space. Judging is open to the public, and voting may be done via telephone, email or Facebook messenger. You may not decorate a pole higher than nine feet. Decorations must be removed by November 2, 2021.