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					                Halloween 2010 Costume Contest
                        The Categories
                      This year’s Theme: FAIRY TALES (and all things "Once upon a
                     Time."). While we’re looking for theme related costumes, judging
                           will be at the discrimination of our Sponsor/Judges!
                     Winners will walk with their “Winner” banners in a special section
                                    of the Parade (which starts at 6:30)

 The Grimm Award (best overall theme)
 Peter Pan Award (best in show for adults)
 Wickedest Witch/Warlock
 Hansel and Gretel Award (best in show for kids)
 Thumbelina Award (best baby award)
 The Golden Goose Award (best pop culture)
 Beauty and the Beast Award (best pet)            TIMELINE:
                                                  3:00-6:30 Free Photos in front of
 Cinderella Coach Award (best                        John Jay High School by Roberto Falck
                                                     Photography
   stroller/wagon)                                3:00-3:55 Registration for the
                                                     Costume Contest
 The Pied Piper of Hamlin Award (best             4:00-5:00 Costume Contest
   group/emsemble)                                5:00-6:00 Musical Performance by
                                                     Ethan’s Motley Rockin’ Show
 The Rapunzel Award (best hair)

           PLEASE SUPPORT & THANK OUR SPONSORS
         The 5th Avenue BID                            Berkeley Carroll
The Park Slope Chamber of Commerce                       Pizza Plus
         Big Nose/ Full Body                    Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX)
              Kids Orbit                             Pediatric Dentistry
            Bagel Delight                                  Dizzy's
        Park Slope Day Camp                               Naidre's
        The Old Stone House                                Roadify
        Brooke's Appliances                          Park Slope Parents
         Big Nose/ Full Body                      Arianna Braun Architects
                         Halloween 2010 Costume Contest
                                    The Rules

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST RULES
•   The Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Costume Contest is open to anyone, no matter what age you
    are or where you live.
•   YOUR COSTUME MUST BE HOME MADE. We are looking for YOUR work and creativity. Costumes
    purchased or rented or any costumes made for you by a professional designer or seamstress do not
    qualify. There are exceptions to the "purchased or rented" policy; for instance, if only one or two minor
    components of the costume were purchased. Exceptions in this case will be at the discretion of the
    judging team.
•   Costumes must be self-contained. Connections to electrical sockets will not be available.
•   It’s a family costume contest. Keep it fun and G- Rated.
•   Judges for the Halloween Costume Contest are not eligible for the Costume Contest.


REGISTERING and CHECK-IN
•   3:00 is check-in time. You must be present in front of John Jay High
    School and have your registration form (INSERT LINK) completed and
    validated for the Halloween Costume Contest by 3:55 to be included in
    the contest. No exceptions as we have a tight schedule to keep before
    the Parade at 6:30.


JUDGING AND AWARDS
•   All entrants will have a chance to parade, have their name, costume name, and category announced.
    Entrants will then be escorted to an area with like-category costumes for final judging.
•   You will need to remain throughout the Costume Contest to be eligible for an award.
•   After all costumes have been exhibited, each categ ory will announced and entrants for that category
    return to the stage, then the Halloween Costume Contest awards will be announced.
•   Upon being announced as a winner, you will be given a WINNER banner and asked to march in the
    WINNERS section of the Halloween Parade for the length of the parade (if possible).


IMPORTANT LEGAL MUMBO JUMBO:
•   The judges shall have the sole authority and discretion to select the winners.
•   Minors (those under 13 years of age) must have permission from a legal guardian to participate.
•   By registering, all Halloween Costume Contest participants agree to let the Park Slope Civic Council
    and Park Slope Parents use their images for promotional purposes, both photographs and video.
•   Each entrant shall indemnify, defend, and hold the Park Slope Civic Council harmless from any third
    party claims arising from or related to that entrant's participation in the contest. In no event shall the
    Park Slope Civic Council be liable to an entrant for acts or omissions arising out of or related to the
    contest or that entrant's participation in the contest.


Questions? Email halloween@parkslopeciviccouncil.org
                         Halloween 2010 Costume Contest
                                 The Entry Form
                          TIMELINE:( 7th Ave btw 4th and 5th St)
                          3:00-6:30 Free Photos in front of John Jay High School by Roberto
                              Falck Photography
                          3:00-3:55 Registration for the Costume Contest
                          4:00-5:00 Costume Contest
                          5:00-6:00 Musical Performance by Ethan’s Motley Rockin’ Show
DETAILS ABOUT THE CONTEST:
•   All entrants will have a chance to parade across the stage, have their name, costume name, and
    category announced. You will need to remain throughout the Costume Contest to be eligible for an
    award.
•   After all costumes have been exhibited, each category will announced and entrants for that category
    return to the stage. Then the Halloween Costume Contest award for that category will be announced.

    NOTE: Park Slope Civic Council, Roberto Falck Photography and Park Slope Parents reserve
    the right to use all photographs taken at the event for display, publication or other
    purposes. Digital negatives taken will remain the property of the photographer.


ADULT/PARENT NAME           ______________________                           ________________


EMAIL                       ______________________                           ________________


PHONE (optional)            ______________________                           ________________


CONTESTANT NAME             ______________________                           ________________


COSTUME DESCRIPTON: ______________________                                   ________________


COSTUME CATEGORY Circle One
Best overall theme                   Best Baby                            Best Stroller/Wagon
Best in show -- adults               Best Pop Culture                     Best Group/Ensemble
Best in show -- kids                 Best Pet                             Best Hair
Scariest

AGE OF CONTESTANT           ______ (under 13 requires adult signature)
____I have read the rules of the Costume Contest Rules and accept them.
____Please send me a link to photos of the Costume Contest and put me
on the Civic Council’s email list.
SIGNATURE OF ADULT OR CHILD’S GUARDIAN (REQUIRED)


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