Your design could be featured on one of the largest costume sites online!

Whether you’re an established artist with an elaborate design portfolio or working your way through art school, creating a Halloween costume from start to finish would be a welcomed addition to any artist's collection.

Entering HalloweenCostumes.com’s Ultimate Halloween Costume Design Contest is not only a legit way for emerging designers to flex their creative muscle; it’s also a chance to win some serious cash.

Sketch submissions will close on August 22, 2012 and we will contact the 20 winning submissions with the next steps and further information.

Contestants cannot reproduce any licensed material. This contest is open to U.S. residents only.

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Use the submission form to send us your sketch and description by August 22, 2012.
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The top 20 designs will then be selected by our staff to receive $300 for fabric, supplies, unicorn tears—whatever it takes to create your costume.
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We will then pay for you to ship us your completed costume by September 24, 2012.
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Use Facebook and Twitter to help your favorite designer get noticed!
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Our professional design staff will determine the top 3 winners to receive cash prizes of $2,000, $1,000 and $500.
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Winners will be announced October 10, 2012.
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The top designs will be sold through a live auction on our site October 12 - 19, 2012.
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Bidding will start at $50 with no reserve bid.
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All proceeds minus a 5% handling fee will go directly to you—the artist!
Aug. 22
Submission deadline
Aug. 24
Top 20 sketches will be chosen and artists will be contacted with further instructions
Sept. 24
Final day for costumes to arrive at our facility
Oct. 10
Top 3 winners will be announced
Oct. 12-19
Auction will take place
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.