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COSTUME CONTEST: OVER $2K IN PRIZES! #SHCOSTUMECONTEST2020

October 13, 2020

animal inspired howl-o-ween costume contest by spirithoods sign with woman wearing faux fur making the quiet sign holding torch

Photo courtesy @manweath @natalie.chuck

October is finally here which means... it's time for our annual animal-inspired costume contest!! 

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN
— OVER $2,000+ IN PRIZES —

  • (GRAND PRIZE) BEST COSTUME — $500 Gift Card
🎉 CONGRATS @moonbeamstarkitten 🎉
Think YOUR costume is in a league of its own?! We want to see it!! The more creative, the better. Use make-up, clothing, and any other accessories you can think of to take your SpiritHood costume game to the next level! There are no rules (other than using SpiritHoods as part of your costume), so be a visionary and think as far outside the box as you want!
  • (RUNNER UP) BEST COSTUME — $300 Gift Card
🎉 CONGRATS  @k.v.collective 🎉
MOST CREATIVE PHOTO OR VIDEO — $300 Gift Card
🎉 CONGRATS @sir.pabs_alot
 🎉

Do you create KILLER content?! Capture the thrill of trick-or-treat season and submit your most visually captivating Halloween photo for a chance to reign king over this category! It’s up to you to compose the shot EXACTLY how you want — from picking out the perfect costume (for you or a subject of your choosing), framing the shot, background scenery, composition, lighting, editing, etc. To win this category, you’ll need to have a great costume (featuring at least one SpiritHoods item) AND an amazing photo of you or your subject.

  • BEST COUPLES COSTUME — $500 Gift Card per couple (or $250 each)
🎉 CONGRATS Jordan David & Jayda Slack (Facebook) 🎉
The best things in life often come in twos — and this category is no different! All you’ll need is a good theme and your best friend, lover, coworker, or random person you met 5 minutes ago to wear a matching costume with you! At least ONE SpiritHoods product must be used as part of the costume, but BOTH costumes must be related and complimentary to be eligible to win this category. 
  • BEST KIDS COSTUME (12 and under) — $100 Gift Card
Kids 12 years old or younger can enter to win something too!! Let your kids imagination run wild and help them win our Kids Best Costume category! With no rules besides including a SpiritHoods item as part of their costume, the possibilities are endless! ANY costume can win—scary costumes, cute costumes, creative costumes… you name it, we want to see it! 
  • BEST MAKEUP — $200 Gift Card

🎉 CONGRATS @pluredup 🎉

This is one of our newer categories, but we had so much fun with it, we decided to bring it back! If you’ve got some sickkkkkk makeup skills, we want to see it!! A couple requirements for this one: 1) the makeup should compliment your 2020 costume, and 2) your costume must include at least ONE SpiritHood product. So put on some of the wildest makeup you’ve ever done for your 2020 Halloween costume and enter for a chance to win this category! 

    • BEST ANIMAL-INSPIRED COSTUME (without a SpiritHood) — $150 Gift Card
    🎉 CONGRATS Karla Cohen 🎉

    No SpiritHood? No problem! This category is for anyone who has always wanted to own a SpiritHood but hasn’t been able to join the pack just yet. BUT NOW’S YOUR CHANCE!! Submit your most creative animal-inspired costume for a chance to win your very first SpiritHood! Participants in this category must NOT own a SpiritHoods item (but also, please don’t wear any competitor Hoods or Coats). 

      SEE HOW TO ENTER BELOW

      NEED SOME COSTUME INSPIRATION?

      women wearing faux fur with their halloween costumes
      women wearing faux fur with their halloween costumes
      women wearing faux fur with their halloween costumes
      women wearing faux fur with their halloween costumes

      HERE'S HOW TO ENTER

      Submit a photo of your animal-inspired SpiritHoods costume on either Instagram — or — Facebook by November 3, 2020. DO NOT submit on both platforms.

      How to enter via INSTAGRAM:

      Post a photo or video of your costume to your Instagram feed.

      • Step 1. Make sure your Instagram profile is PUBLIC.
        We will not be able to see entries from private profiles. :(
      • Step 2. Post a photo or video of your costume to your feed (NOT stories) and include this in your caption: This is my entry to the 2020 @SpiritHoods Costume Contest with over $2,000 in prizes!#SHCOSTUMECONTEST2020

      *If you don't want to make your Instagram profile public, you may enter by posting on the SpiritHoods Facebook page instead.

      How to enter via FACEBOOK:

      Submit a photo or video of your costume to SpiritHoods facebook wall.

      • Step 1. Go to the SpiritHoods Facebook Page.
      • Step 2. Create a post.
      • Step 3. Upload a photo or video of your costume.
      • Step 4. Include this in your caption: This is my entry to the @SpiritHoods Costume Contest with over $2,000 in prizes! #SHCOSTUMECONTEST2020
      • Step 5. Post.

      OFFICIAL RULES

      Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm PST November 3, 2020.

      You will officially be entered into the contest once your costume has been submitted via Instagram or Facebook.

      Prizes will be awarded via electronic Gift Card and delivered via email after the winners are announced on November 5, 2020. Winners will be announced on this page as well as on social media. Please Direct Message (DM) us to claim your prize.

      PHOTO SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

      Submit ONE (1) photo on either platform (BUT NOT BOTH) using the hashtag #SHCOSTUMECONTEST2020. Original photos only. Costume photos with any type of watermarks including copyright signs, website addresses, or logos are not eligible and will not be entered into the contest. 

      LET US KNOW WHAT YOUR COSTUME IS

      Please be sure to include the name of your costume so that we know exactly what you were for HOWL-O-WEEN. Feel free to include the story or source of your costume inspiration! :)

      SUBMIT MULTIPLE ENTRIES

      Each unique costume submitted will count as ONE (1) entry.You may enter multiple times using different costumes; but each costume may only be submitted ONCE. Duplicate costume entries will be disqualified. Remember, even if you submit multiple entries, you may only win once.

      USAGE

      By entering this contest you are granting SpiritHoods the rights to use the submitted content on our properties, including our social media channels, website, and newsletter. Winners may be featured several times across multiple platforms.

      Submission Deadline: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 @ 11:59pm PST.
       

      Winners will be announced on Thursday, November 5th, 2020.

      IMPORTANT: Because Instagram has temporarily restricted hashtags during the election, we are currently unable to view all entries with the #SHCOSTUMECONTEST2020 hashtag.

      We will announce winners as soon as the temporary restrictions have been lifted.

       

      CHECK OUT LAST YEAR'S WINNERS:

      AWARD #1: BEST COSTUME

      WINNER: @hopefulnicole as an Intergalactic Undead Alpha Wolf

      person wearing faux fur with halloween costume

       

      AWARD #2: BEST COSTUME PHOTO

      WINNER: Merillyn Whitesell‎ as a Shaman

      person wearing faux fur with halloween costume

      AWARD #3: BEST KIDS COSTUME (12 AND UNDER)

      Winner: @madamputtifoots_mysticteashop having a "Teddy Bear Picnic"

      person wearing faux fur with halloween costume

       

      AWARD #4: BEST COUPLES COSTUME

      WINNER: @ssipe_ and her boyfriend as Galantis Cats

      people wearing faux fur with halloween costume

       

      2019 Best Couples Costume Runner Up:

      WINNER: @perseverant214 as the Big Bad Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood

      couple wearing faux fur with halloween costume

      AWARD #5: BEST SPIRITHOODS-INSPIRED COSTUME (WITHOUT A SPIRITHOOD)

      WINNER: @lyarivca as an Alebrije

      person wearing faux fur with halloween costume
      Alebrije

      2019 Best SpiritHoods-Inspired Kids Costume

      WINNER: Taylor Reeve‎'s daughter as a beautiful fawn.

      kid as baby doe

      AWARD #6: BEST MAKEUP

      WINNER: @atouchof_amber as the Direwolf Spirit

       

      woman wearing faux fur with halloween costume

       

      HERE'S YOUR COMPETITION:

      (2020 COSTUME CONTEST ENTRIES)

      (*Due to platform restrictions, feed refreshes approximately every 24 hours.) 



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