CRAFT Halloween Contest
It's going to be a crafty Halloween this year and we have a contest to help you showcase all the cool stuff you are making! Our CRAFT Halloween contest is looking for costumes (made for you, your kids, or your pets), as well as food and drinks, and spooky Halloween party decor. We want anything you create to get us all in the DIY Halloween spirit!
- Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive one Xyron Creatopia, one Crafty Chica DIY Appliques Pack, one Crafty Chica Little Chica Paint Pack, four Crafty Chica Chunky Glitters, one Crafty Chica Extreme Embellishment Glue, one CRAFT T-Shirt, and one Maker's Notebook. Total estimated retail value of Grand Prize is $212.91.
- Three Runners Up:Three Runners Up will receive one Xyron X, one Crafty Chica Little Chica Paint Pack, two Crafty Chica Chunky Glitters, two Crafty Chica Iron-On Transfers, CRAFT T-shirt. Total estimated retail value of Runners Up Prize is $38.94.
How to Enter: During the Contest Period, participants are invited to create and submit Halloween costumes, food and drink recipes, and Halloween party decor. To enter the Contest, please submit your project photos to the CRAFT Flickr pool (http://www.flickr.com/groups/craft/pool/), with the tag “crafthallowcontest”. Please include a brief description (up to 200 words) of your project, creation process, inspiration, materials, etc.
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Looking for inspiration? Check out these handy resources:
Here are some posts from MAKE and CRAFT detailing great Halloween costumes and recipes. But don't feel limited to these, we've featured countless posts on creepy costumes and spooky decorations. For more ideas, check out the Halloween archives on CRAFT and MAKE.
Kids Yoda Costume
How-To: Make Monster and Alien Feet
How-To: Halloween Bat Mobile
Big Papercraft Head
How-To: Doggy Ballerina Costume
How-To: Make Star Wars Halloween Costumes for Dogs
Gory Ghoul Makeup
Chocolate Human Skulls
Light-Up Dog Costumes
How-To: Spider web balloons
Angler Fish Jack-o-Lantern
Light-Up Dog Costumes
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Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering the CRAFT Halloween Contest (the "Contest") sponsored by Maker Media, a division of O’Reilly Media, Inc., the folks who bring you CRAFT (Craftzine.com) (the “Sponsor”).
BINDING AGREEMENT: In order to enter the Contest, you must agree to these Official Rules (“Rules”). The Rules consist of the terms and conditions on this page. Because you will be bound by these Rules and these Rules will form a legally binding agreement with respect to this Contest, please read them carefully. You may not submit an Entry (as defined in Section 3 below) unless you agree to these Rules. You agree that participation in this Contest and/or submission of an Entry in the Contest constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to these Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in their state of residence (19 or older in AL and NE, 18 or older in all other states) at the time of entry. Employees, directors and officers of Sponsor, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, contractors, agents, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parents, children, sibling and their respective spouse) are not eligible to participate. Void outside of the United States and where otherwise prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. PDT on October 5, 2010 and will end at 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 2, 2010 (the “Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, participants have the opportunity to showcase their Halloween projects. To enter the Contest, please visit the Contest landing page at www.craftzine.com/halloweencontest/. Contestants need to add their project photo documentation to the CRAFT Flickr pool (http://www.flickr.com/groups/craft/pool/), with the tag “crafthallowcontest”. The project and any other documentation and materials submitted in connection with the Contest will together constitute your entry and are collectively hereinafter referred to as “Entry”. Automated Entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. You may enter as many times as you wish, but please do not submit duplicate or substantially similar Projects. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PDT on November 2, 2010 to be eligible for the Contest.
WINNERS SELECTION: All Entries will be judged by a qualified panel of 3 judges selected by Sponsor based on the following judging criteria: (a) Creativity of Idea: 25%; (b) Project Execution: 40%; (c) Quality of Documentation: 25%; and (d) Presentation: 10%. The contestant with the Entry with the highest total score among all judging criteria will be the potential Grand Prize Winner, subject to verification. The next three contestants with the Entry with the next highest total scores will be the Runners Up. The Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up Winners are collectively hereinafter referred to as “Winners”. In the event of a tie, tie breaker will be based upon the highest score in the first judging criteria, continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order, as needed, to break the tie. The decisions of the judging panel will be issued no later than November 9, 2010, and will be final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Each Winner will be notified by email on or about November 9, 2010. Sponsors are not responsible for any change of contestant’s email address. Any prize or prize notification returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within seven (7) days after notification of prize award will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Each Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity, liability and other release within seven (7) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected.
PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize Winner, three (3) Runner Up Winners will receive the following:
Grand Prize (1): The Grand Prize Winner will receive one Xyron Creatopia, one Crafty Chica DIY Appliques Pack, one Crafty Chica Little Chica Paint Pack, four Crafty Chica Chunky Glitters, one Crafty Chica Extreme Embellishment Glue, one CRAFT T-Shirt, and one Maker's Notebook. Total estimated retail value of Grand Prize is $212.91.
Runners Up Prize (3): Three Runners Up will receive one Xyron X, one Crafty Chica Little Chica Paint Pack, two Crafty Chica Chunky Glitters, two Crafty Chica Iron-On Transfers, CRAFT T-shirt. Total estimated retail value of Runners Up Prize is $38.94.
Estimated total value of all prizes: US $329.73. All prizes amounts are in US dollars. All prizes will be awarded, provided they are properly claimed. Prizes are not transferable. No cash redemptions. No substitutions or exchanges of the prizes will be permitted, except that the Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize that becomes unavailable. The prizes are awarded "as is" and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance or use of prize is at Winners’ own risk. All federal, state, and local taxes are the responsibility of the Winners. Limit one prize per household.
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION: By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that: you are the sole owner of all rights in and to the materials that constitute your Entry; your Entry is your original work; you are the photographer of any photos submitted, videographer of any videos submitted, and the author of any written materials submitted; your Entry does not violate laws prohibiting copyright or trademark infringement, defamation, misuse of trade secrets, invasion of privacy, or other laws; and use of your Entry by Sponsors will not infringe on the rights of any third parties. By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsors and their agents the irrevocable and perpetual nonexclusive right to print, publish, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, promote, and provide access to any such Entry, in all media throughout the world, and without consideration to you. By submitting an Entry, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction and will not place Sponsors under any obligation, and that Sponsors are free to disclose or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by accepting your Entry, Sponsors do not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsors, or developed by their employees, or obtained from sources other than you. Except where prohibited by law, by submitting an Entry into the Contest, you authorize Sponsors and their agents, to use your name, likeness, Entry submission materials, and/or Prize information, in any and all media without territorial or time limitation, for any advertising, promotional, or any other purpose related to the Contest, without further compensation to, or permission from, you.
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GOVERNING LAW: The Contest will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the United States. Participants who violate these Rules, tamper with the operation of the Contest, or engage in any conduct that is detrimental to Sponsors, the Contest, or any other participant (as determined in Sponsors’ sole discretion) are subject to disqualification. By entering the Contest, you agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Participants further consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in San Francisco, California.
WINNER'S LIST: A list of Winners will be posted at www.craftzine.com/contests/ for a period of six months after the end of the Contest.
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