When witches fly and the dead arise, The zombies moan with glowing eyes.
We’ll gather round the pumpkin light, And party long into the night.
So disguise yourself and your better half, Come round 7 will be a hearty laugh.
When tombs awake and witches take flight, We’ll gather in the dark of night.
Come join the revelry, DO NOT BE LATE, Else Woe, No luck will be your fate.
Join our Competitive Costume Contest!
Costume Contest Categories
Best Group (3 or more)
**only one entry per group**
Best of Show
Costume Contest Rules & Details
Event Arrival Details
Upon entry to the event, make your way to the Costume Contest table and check in.
Judging will start promptly at 7 pm. Timeslots will be assigned based on arrival with pre-registrants provided priority.
Please be present at 7 pm to receive your judging slot. If you are not present your name will roll to the bottom of the list.
Due to time restraints there are only a certain number of available slots per category, once those fill,
you will be placed on a “standby list” for entry and consideration based on dropouts or availability.
Group contestants are encouraged to assign a entry “Captain” who is in charge of gathering the group for check in.
Groups must be assembled and present at assigned time slot. If all parties are not present the group will be bumped until all parties are present.
Costume Contest Presentation of Contestants
All contestants who enter the contest will be directed during the program to rise and join their peers on the dance floor to show off their costumes.
Each category will be presented to the audience and the top 3 qualifiers (based on judges scoring)
from each category will be asked to join the Master of Ceremony.
The top 3 qualifiers will be awarded their prizes 3rd place, 2nd place and 1st place.
Category winners will have their event bidder number collected and will be presented with their prize upon check out for the evening.
Best in Show will be awarded from the top 9 category winners, based on highest score.
All candidates are asked to stay on the dance floor through the duration of the award celebration as they may qualify for Honorable Mentions.
Judging criteria will be based on Creativity (40%), Effort (30%) and Originality (30%).
Judging panel will include guest judges who will utilize score cards for percentage rating per category.
Contestants will be provided 30 seconds to describe their costume, act in character or provide additional feedback,
details or insight for judging consideration.
Contestants can only compete in one category, i.e. group participants may not also enter couple or individual categories.
Honorable Mentions will be awarded to any event guest in costume, regardless of costume contest entry,
that the judging panel feels should receive kudos.
Honorable Mentions may include: Funniest, Most Topical, Scariest, etc.
Pre-Register below by providing your contact information, category and costume description.
Reminder: Group contestants should only register once and are encouraged to designate a group “Captain” to coordinate entry details and check in attendance.
Please email Noemi at email@example.com for entry:
First & Last Name
Jo & Rob Langdon, MD
Sharon & Paul Devereux, NTI
Dallas Anesthesiology Associates, PA
Mr. James Clark
Duraserv/Southern Dock Products
Dr. Wayne "Buz" Burkhead
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