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The US National Straw Sculpting Competition is an exciting presentation of fine art in straw. Giant sculptures  were on display  in August from 2017  - 2021. The competition winners were determined by visitor’s vote.  Additional information is available at
..and the 2017 winners are:
Second Place
First Place
Straw Sculpting Competition for August 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017
..and the 2018 winners are:
Third Place
Second Place
First Place
Third Place
And the 2019 Straw Sculpting Winners are:
Third Place: Eternal Peace
First Place: Giraffe
Second Place:  Rocking Horse:
And the 2020 Straw Sculpting Winners are:
Third Place: People's Choice
First Place - 
Something Strange in Your Neighborhood
Second Place:  Flamingos
Third Place: Show Off (tie)
And the 2021 Straw Sculpting Winners Are:
First Place: The Child
Second Place:  Mr. Peanut
Third Place: Show Off (tie)
Third Place: Show Off (tie)
Third Place: Artist's Choice
The Winners of the 2022 Strawfest Festival
Along with winners from 2017 through 2021!
The Winners of the 2023 Strawfest Festival
 Scroll to the bottom to see the winners from 2017 through 2022!
1st Place People's Choice
2nd Place Artists' Choice
"Oscar the Grouch"
Danica & Mark Rogers
1st Place Artists' Choice
2nd Place People's Choice
"Three-toed Straw Sloth"
Chris & Cecilia Mann
3rd Place People's Choice
"For the Love of Rose"
Doreen White
3rd Place Artists' Choice
"Swimming Bliss"
Steve Lentz
Scroll down to see the past winners
of this award winning festival!