The Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation is planning a new fall event this year, an inaugural ‘Pumpkin Figure’ Contest. Figures must include at least one pumpkin. Registration for the contest is open through Thursday, Oct. 1, by visiting lrscholarship.org or on the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation Facebook page. Categories include individual, small group, family, school, organization or business. Once creations are complete, entrants should send pictures of their pumpkin figures to the foundation by Monday, October 5, by mail to LRSF, P.O. Box 7312, Gilford, 03247, or to email@example.com. Contest prizes, donated by area businesses and individuals, will be awarded for Best Overall, Cutest, Scariest, Best by a Child or Children, Most Unique, Best Business, Best Non-Profit, and Best Family or Group. Winners will be announced on Saturday, Oct. 10, on Facebook.