To enter, visit HalloweenCostumes.com and use the online submission form to send your sketch and costume description by Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. The top designers will receive $300 for fabric and supplies to create the ultimate Halloween costume. Participants have until Monday, Sept. 17 to ship their creation to HalloweenCostumes.com located at 2080 Lookout Drive, North Mankato, MN 56003.
The design staff at HalloweenCostumes.com will choose the top three costumes and the winners will receive cash prizes of $2,000, $1,000 and $500. Winners will be announced Wednesday, Oct. 10. The completed designs will be sold through a live auction on HalloweenCostumes.com October 12–19. Auctions begin at $50 with no reserve bid. All proceeds minus a five-percent handling fee will go directly to the artist. Contestants may not reproduce any licensed material. This contest is open to U.S. residents only. This contest and corresponding auction also provides site visitors with the opportunity to purchase a one-of-a-kind handcrafted costume, just in time for the 2012 Halloween season.
HalloweenCostumes.com is one of the largest online retailers of costumes and accessories on the web. The company carries an unrivaled selection of high-quality costumes and accessories for kids and adults. Their selection includes favorite themes like Alice in Wonderland, Star Wars, and superheroes as well as a large selection of exclusives that are not found anywhere else. HalloweenCostumes.com takes pride in its excellent customer service, top quality costumes and its imaginative community involvement.