2014 Halloween Costume Contest!
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2014 Halloween Costume Contest
Terms and Conditions

Updated: 12/02/2014

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
Contest void where prohibited by law. Contest begins at 12:00AM EST, November 21, 2013, and all entries must be received by 6:00PM EST, November 20, 2014. The winner will be selected on November 25th, 2014. All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

HOW TO ENTER
Complete our online submission form here:
http://www.costume-works.com/submit-costume
OR send an email with your entry (photos & description) to:
coletta@costume-works.com
with Subject line "Halloween Costume Contest".

Your submission to our contest (photos and description) must be original and created by you (not copied from other websites), in good taste, legal, accurate and true, non-defamatory, non-threatening, non-confidential, non-infringing of copyrights owned by others.

Costume-Works.com is not responsible for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic.

SELECTION OF WINNERS AND JUDGING CRITERIA
All eligible entries will be judged by Costume-Works.com staff in 8 nominations: "Most Creative Costume", "Coolest Adult Costume", "Best Couple Costume", "Best Family Costume", "Best Group Costume", "Cutest Baby Costume", "Best Children's Costume" and "Best Pet Costume". The judging criteria to be used will be based on creativity/originality of costume and quality of costume description and photos. Winners will be notified by November 25, 2014, via email. By participating, entrants agree to these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

CONTEST PRIZES
Winners will be selected in 8 categories (3 winners in each category):

Most Creative Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $300 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $50 in cash

Coolest Adult Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Best Couple Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Best Family Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Best Group Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Cutest Baby Costume (age 0-2)
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Best Children's Costume (age 3+)
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Best Pet Costume
* 1st place winner will receive $100 in cash
* 2nd place winner will receive $50 in cash
* 3rd place winner will receive $25 in cash

Additional prizes may be added upon the judges discretion.

Winner is solely responsible for any and all taxes on prize, as well as any and all expenses relative to participation in the Contest (including acceptance of prize) not specified herein. Prizes will be awarded within approximately 15 days after selection of winner. Prizes are not transferable.

ELIGIBILITY
Contest void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Winners will be notified by email and must respond within ten (10) days of attempted notification or be disqualified. If a prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified.

Submission of an entry constitutes the irrevocable grant to Costume-Works.com of all rights in the entry, all rights to publish, use, adapt, edit, and/or modify such entry in any way and in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration or acknowledgment to the entrant and the unconditional right to use the photograph and statements about the promotion for advertising/publicity purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, Costume-Works.com may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Terms; or (b) award the prize from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Costume-Works.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Costume-Works.com reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering, participants release Costume-Works.com from any and all liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by participation in the contest or the acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of a prize or participation in any prize-related activities.