2021 Halloween Costume and Home Decorating Contests

The Southern Highlands Halloween Costume and Home Decorating Contests are open to all. Our goal is to get into the spirit of giving back while having fun. In doing so, please keep in mind that costumes must be “family-friendly.” Vulgar or inappropriate costumes and decorations will not be accepted. Management reserves this determination. All entries must be submitted by Monday, November 1 at 11:59 p.m.

Costume Contest

Age categories and prizes are as follows:

18 and Under:

  • 1st Place: $75
  • 2nd Place: $50
  • 3rd Place: $25

Family: $100

Winners will receive an Amazon gift card e-delivered.

Home Decorating Contest

Categories and prizes are as follows:

Scariest: $100

Funniest: $100

Cutest: $100

Judge’s Favorite: $100

Winners will receive an Amazon gift card e-delivered.


Judging Criteria

Costumes will be judged by our community board of directors, and will be based on:

Originality & Creativity:

  • Does the costume stand out from the rest?
  • Did you put a twist on an old classic?

Quality & Level of Detail:

  • Is the costume put together well?

Effort & Complexity:

  • Did the costume take time and effort to create?
  • Was it store bought?
  • Did you incorporate face paint or makeup?

Judging Criteria

Decorations will be judged by our community board of directors, and will be based on:

Originality & Creativity:

  • Does your home have a unique design?
  • Did you use creative yard placement and use of lights?

Quality & Level of Detail:

  • Is there an overall theme/story-line?

Eligibility:

  • All residents of Southern Highlands that are in good standing with the Community Association are eligible to enter the contest.

Costume Contest

2021 Costume Contest
Maximum upload size: 516MB

Home Decorating Contest

2021 Home Decorating Contest
Maximum upload size: 516MB
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