Halloween 2020

Halloween 2020

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City of Pittsfield Virtual Halloween Contests

The City of Pittsfield would like to encourage Halloween spirit in a safe way. Residents of Pittsfield are invited to enter the City of Pittsfield Free Virtual Halloween Contests!

Beginning October 1st, submit a photo of a decorated pumpkin, a costume and/or your decorated home!

Prizes will be awarded for winners of the different categories.

Sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union

Details for all 3 contests:

  • Must be a Resident of Pittsfield
  • Open to all ages
  • Deadline for entry: Sunday, October 25
  • Judging will occur: During the week of Monday, October 26
          Judges to include City Staff and local “celebrities”
  • Winners will be announced: Friday, October 30th on Pittsfield Parks Recreation Facebook page
  • All photos submitted will be property of the City of Pittsfield and can be used in future promotions

How do I enter?

Email a photo to halloween@cityofpittsfield.org with the Subject: Halloween Contest

Must include the following information with the photo:
Name
Address 
Phone Number
Age and Decoration Category

Details of each contest below.

Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Decorate a pumpkin (carve, paint or just decorate), take a picture and enter it in our contest!

There are five age categories: Pre-K, K—2, 3—6, Teen, Adult (18+)

Each age category will have one winner; four category winners will receive $50 each.  The adult (18+) winner will receive $75.

Rules:

  • Must receive your picture, name, age, address and contact information via email
  • Must be original—you can paint, carve, draw, etc. as long as it is your own work
  • Must be from this year
  • No explicit entries
  • One entry per person

Virtual Costume Contest

Dress yourself and/or your family and pets in your favorite/most creative costume, take a picture and enter it in our contest!

There are five age categories: Pre-K, K—2, 3—6, Teen, Adult (18+)

Each age category will have one winner; four category winners will receive $50 each.  The adult (18+) winner will receive $75.

Rules:

  • Must receive your picture, name, age, address and contact information via email
  • Must be from this year
  • No explicit entries
  • One entry per person

Virtual Home Decorating Contest

Decorate your porch, house, front yard, take a picture and enter it in our contest!

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

Most Creative             $100
Spookiest                    $100
Cutest                         $100

Rules:

  • Must receive your picture, name, address and contact information via email. Also note which category you would like to be considered for.
  • Must be from this year
  • No explicit entries
  • One entry per household

 Failure to follow the set rules for each contest will make your entry invalid.