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Due to technical difficulties with the voting platform, we are unable to factor the voting results into the judging process of the Scared of Santa Contest and will only be judging the entries based on appropriateness to the theme of the contest. Apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause. With that said, we encourage you to continue using the voting platform for fun!

How to Enter

Upload your best DIY Halloween costume photo or e-mail it to, and tell us why your costume idea was the most creative in 140 characters or less by 11:59 P.M. EST on November 17, 2013. To be eligible to win, you must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. resident, currently residing in one of the fifty states. No purchase necessary, see here for official rules.

How it Works

Once you've uploaded and described your photo, send the link to everyone you know! Make sure they vote that your photo is the best DIY Halloween costume idea, ever! Upload and user voting continues until 11:59 P.M. EST on November 17, 2013. Editors will review all the submissions and announce the winner by November 25, 2013. Here’s your chance to be featured on iVillage’s homepage!

What You Can Win

One super-creative grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 American Express gift card and a $580 promotion code to Fandango. We dare you to wear that winning homemade costume to the next big screen flick you see – just don’t spill your popcorn!

DIY Halloween Costumes Contest
Share a photo of your most creative Halloween costume for the chance to win $1,000 and a year's worth of movie tickets from Fandango!