Updated Oct. 22:
The submission period is over. Now, the nomination period will begin. From Oct. 22 - 29, the public can nominate their favorites for each from each category in the comments section at the bottom of this article. Here are your categories:
- Best Overall
- Best Pet
I've posted an example comment below. After the nomination period, a panel of Patch judges will pick the winner for each category and the winner will be revealed Oct. 31.
Here are your choices:
It doesn’t matter if you’re Snooki, Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in Montville Patch's Best Halloween Costume.
Enter our contest for a chance to win a Patch Prize. There will be five winners, one for each of these categories: Best Overall, Cutest, Funniest, Scariest, Best Pet.
Adults, children and pets are eligible to enter.
Here's the Contest Timeline:
- Submit Photos to the Montville Patch Halloween Contest Board (instructions below) from now through Oct. 21 with a quick description. Photos can still be uploaded after Oct. 21 but won't count toward the contest.
- From Oct. 22 - 29, the public can nominate their favorites for each from each category in the comments section at the bottom of this article. (I'll post an example comment on Oct. 21)
- A panel of Patch judges will pick the winner for each category and the winner will be revealed Oct. 31
Here’s how to enter:
- Make sure you're signed into Patch (if you don't have a free Patch account, click 'Join' in the top right corner)
- Go to the Montville Patch Halloween Contest
- Click the 'What's on your mind' Text box to add a title and description
- Click on 'Add Photos/Video' and upload your picture or video.
Official Contest Rules:
- Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. (If you're under 18, your parent or guardian will need to submit your entry)
- To enter, follow the instructions above
- All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Oct. 21
- You may enter one costume/photo per person or pet.
- Five winners will be selected by Oct. 31
- Patch prizes vary and may include a Patch pen, magnet, tote or t-shirt
- Click Here for complete Official Rules.