City of Staunton, VA



Virtual Halloween Costume Contest


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Location: Other

Fee (Resident/Non-Resident): 0.00 / 0.00

Start Date: 10/29/2021

End Date: 11/01/2021


Type: Recreation Classes

Status: Closed

Registration Period: 10/4/2021 12:00:00 AM - 10/27/2021 11:30:00 PM

Age: 0 - 105

Gender: Coed

Class Capacity: 0 - 200

Registrants: 16

Waitlist Count: 0


VIRTUAL Halloween Costume Contest
Send us your Halloween costume photos to be entered into our virtual Halloween Costume Contest.
Enter for a chance to win SDDA prizes and bragging rights. We will choose the first, second, and third place winners and YOU get to choose the “People’s Choice” winner. All photos will be posted on Staunton Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page. The costume with the most likes will win the People’s Choice award. Info: 540.332.3945 or Facebook event link. Voting takes place Halloween weekend

All contest photos will be shared through the Staunton Parks & Recreation Department Facebook page. People’s Choice will be selected by the photo that acquires the most ‘likes’. Voting ends Monday, November 1st at 4pm. People’s Choice Winner will be announced by 5pm that day. We reserve the right to disqualify contestants. Contestants shall not vote for their own entry with a fake Facebook account. Fraudulent activities will be monitored and will lead to exclusion.
• General age for individual contestants is 12 & under. *Group category excluded*
• Must consent to Photo release.
• Judges are looking for creativity, originality and effort.
• Prizes must be claimed within 48 hours of email and/or phone call notification.

Categories and Prizes:
A Gift certificates - winner's choice from any of the businesses listed in the SDDA shopping guide.

Self-Made Costume Category
1st Prize - $75 Gift Certificate

2nd Prize - $50 Gift Certificate
3rd Prize - $25 Gift Certificate

Purchased/Store Bought Category
$25 Gift Certificate

Group Costume Category
$25 Gift Certificate

People's Choice
$25 Gift Certificate

How to Enter:
• Take a photo of your child or group* in their costume. *(If group category submission)
• Fill out the Staunton Parks & Recreation Halloween Costume Contest Photo Release & Registration Form or register online and submit with photo/s to Staunton Parks and Recreation one of the following ways:
-FB message: @StauntonRecreationParks
-Drop-off at the recreation office, Irene Givens admin building, in Montgomery Hall Park
• Please include the following information with your photo submission: Type of costume (store bought or self-made), what the costume is, parents name, email and phone number so that we may contact you if you are a winner.
• Please submit all information by Wednesday, October 27th.

I hereby authorize Staunton Parks & Recreation hereafter referred to as “Company,” to publish photographs taken of the minor child or children, and their names and likenesses, for use in the Staunton Parks & Recreation Department and the Staunton Downtown Development Association's (SDDA) print, online and video-based marketing materials, as well as other Company publications.

I hereby release and hold harmless Staunton Parks & Recreation and the SDDA from any reasonable expectation of privacy or confidentiality for myself and for the minor child and children associated with the images specified above. Further, I attest that I am the parent or legal guardian of the child or children and that I have full authority to consent and authorize Staunton Parks and Recreation and SDDA to use their likenesses and names.

I further acknowledge that participation is voluntary and that neither I, the minor child, nor minor children will receive compensation of any type associated with the taking or publication of these photographs or participation in company marketing materials or other Company publications. I acknowledge and agree that publication of said photos confers no rights of ownership or royalties whatsoever.

I hereby release Staunton Parks & Recreation and the SDDA, its contractors, its employees and any third parties involved in the creation or publication of Company publications, from liability for any claims by those children and participants or any third party in connection with my participation or the participation of the minor children and participants.