Mid-Michigan Moms Spooktacular Virtual Halloween Costume Contest!

Listen up mama’s, we told you we were going to be dropping ways to keep it fa-boo-lous all October long and if your ghoul who loves dressing up and lives for costume coordination then we have a contest for you!

Grab your boo crew and say CHEESE! We at Mid-Michigan Moms are thrilled to announce that we are hosting our first-ever Spooktacular VIRTUAL Halloween Costume Contest!

  1. Like and follow Mid-Michigan Moms Facebook page
  2. Submit 1 photo of your costume{s} {make sure to read what qualifies in contest rules below} to [email protected] with the Subject: COSTUME CONTEST by MIDNIGHT Saturday, October 31st.  Please include in the body of the email your name, city in which you reside, and a costume title. We will use the costume title as the ‘description’ below your photo in the album
  3. Keep your eyes peeled for the Spooktacular Costume Contest photo album to be posted on our Facebook feed Sunday, November 1st at 9 am est.
  4. Like or Love the photos of your favorite costumes! {these like and loves will be what counts as virtual votes!}
  5. Share, share, share the ORIGINAL contest album and encourage your friends and family to like their favorite costume{s} i.e. yours!. The album and thus the photos will be available for ‘votes’ from 8 AM est through 8 PM est so you only have 12 hours to make your costume monsterpiece known! And we can not stress this enough the photo must be liked in the album on our Facebook page, not on a picture that is shared.  So please be sure that you are clear with your friends and family when asking them to vote! Only album image “likes” will be counted.
  6. The photo in the album with the most likes at 9 pm on Sunday, November 1st will be deemed our Mid-Michigan Moms most SPOOKTACULAR Costume and will be announced via a graphic at 930 PM est promptly following the contest.
toy story halloween costume space
boy girl halloween costumes

Contest Rules

  1. Photographs submitted must include at least one child age 17 or under {this helps keep it fair for Mid-Michigan families} and photo must be current to October 2020
  2. Only one photo per household will be accepted. Again pictures must be EMAILED to [email protected], not posted to our Facebook page.  Mid-Michigan Moms will not accept pictures posted to the page as official contest entries
  3. Only submit pictures to which you have the legal rights to. By sending the picture to Mid-Michigan Moms, you are agreeing to have the image posted on social media
  4. Photo may be an entire family, kids only, kids + pets – as long as there is at least one person who fits Rule #1 the photo will be accepted baring it meets all expectations detailed below in Rule #4
  5. Kind of obvious but we have to say it, the photo should be free from the following:
    profanity, sexual language, political opinions or endorsement of a party or
    candidate, political commentary, op-ed commentary on controversial social
    and/or political issues, religious opinion, and derogatory or inflammatory language. Mid-Michigan Moms has full discretion to determine what is and what isn’t appropriate for this virtual costume contest
  6. Contest open to those that follow Mid-Michigan Moms Facebook Page and are Mid-Michigan residents only
  7. Photo ‘likes’ must be on our original Facebook post in order to be counted
  8. If your photo is selected as the winner of the virtual costume contest, you must respond to our Facebook Messenger message notifying you of so within 24 hours – after 24 hours, the next contestant in order of likes will be deemed the cutest costume winner
  9. Contest winners must submit 4 {or more!} photos of their prize/experience to Mid-Michigan Moms Blog for publication in a summary post of the contest
  10. Mid-Michigan Moms reserves the right to remove any participants and will have final say over the winner in case of a tie.

astronaut halloween costume

So what exactly does the BEST Halloween Costume in Mid-Michigan win? 

We are thrilled to have an amazing grand prize package from us and two of our favorite Michigan businesses;
     – A mini family photo session with the uber-talented Amanda Shaffer Photography. Due to the high demand for Amanda’s work this session will take place in the Spring of 2021 {hey more time to prep, right?!} and must take place within an hour of Lansing! BONUS however if you are able to make the drive TO Amanda she will upgrade to a FULL family session! 
     – A gallon of Cider and a bag of donuts from one of our favorite local businesses Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill!
     – A $50 Amazon gift card and a bottle of BOOze ie. our favorite fall wine for Mom or Dad {must be 21 years of age} from us right here at Mid-Michigan Mom plus a pumpkin full of spooky treats for all the little ghouls and goblins in the winning photo! 



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