Our favorite time of year has finally arrived and we are excited to see how you plan to make, bake, and be scary this Halloween!

We really wanted to award people this year so besides our traditional prize levels, we've included Judges' Prizes for Epic Adult Costume, Easy Adult Costume, Epic Kids Costume, Easy Kids Costume, Indoor Decoration, Outdoor Decoration, Prop, Food, and High Tech with a total of 45 winners! And not only that, but every prize level will win an Amazon Gift card including our runner ups.

Have a bootiful Halloween!

*A prop is something that is meant to be held or part of your costume and a decoration is something that would be part of your Halloween decor.

The Halloween Contest 2019 is closed.

Grand Prize

WINNERS

Judges' Prize: Easy Adult Costume

Judges' Prize: Epic Kids Costume

Judges' Prize: Easy Kids Costume

Judges' Prize: Indoor Decoration

Judges' Prize: Outdoor Decoration

45 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize Winner will receive: 
  • $1000 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

First Prize (5)

Five First Prize Winners will receive: 
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Second Prize (10)

Ten Second Prize Winners will receive:
  • $150 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Epic Adult Costume

One Winner with the Best Epic Adult Costume will receive: 
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Easy Adult Costume

One Winner with the Best Easy Adult Costume will receive: 
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Epic Kids Costume

One Winner with the Best Epic Kids Costume will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Easy Kids Costume

One Winner with the Best Easy Kids Costume will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Indoor Decoration

One Winner with the Best Indoor Decoration will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Outdoor Decoration

One Winner with the Best Outdoor Decoration will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Prop

One Winner with the Best Prop will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: Food Project

One Winner with the Best Food Project will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Judges' Prize: High Tech Project

One Winner with the Best High Tech Project will receive:
  • $250 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack

Runner Up (20)

20 Runner Up Winners will receive:
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • Instructables Halloween T-Shirt Prize Pack
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Sep 2, 2019 and Nov 11, 2019 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Halloween Contest 2019. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.