Monster Day will take over Downtown Greeley again on Saturday, August 12, 2023, and you’re invited to participate in and/or watch this year’s costume contest. This year’s contest will be a little different and will be hosted by Anderson Farms’ Terror In The Corn. Come show off your monster digs, we don’t care if it’s a store-bought costume, a handmade masterpiece, or just your favorite monster t-shirt…guests are encouraged to dress up for the event. If you’re proud of your costume, enter our costume contest for a chance to strut your monster-y self on stage for a chance to win prizes from Distortions Unlimited! See official rules below and feel free to pre-fill out your entry form to bring to the event.

Entries are limited, make your way to the Scream/Costume Contest registration table located across from stage and next to the Terror in the Corn booth and sign up using proper forms the day of event. Make sure to get signed up before 3:30pm for a chance to be selected and to get your photo taken.

Monster Day Greeley 2023 Costume Contest Rules:

  • Put together a costume with creativity. It can be spooky, creepy, funny, crazy, or imaginative.
  • Costumes must be family friendly. (No oozing, gooey, dripping blood or body parts. No real weapons. No nudity.)
  • No costume, clothing, scream, or related participation may include derogatory terms/symbols or hate speech of any kind.
  • If you won in a previous year, be creative and conjure a different costume… you can’t enter that one again.

How it works:

  • Make your way to the Scream/Costume Contest registration table located across from stage and next to the Terror in the Corn booth
    and sign up using proper forms the day of event, and before 3:30pm and get your photo taken.
  • Entries are LIMITED, sign up early to participate. You will be notified via text approx. 20 min before event, line up if you are chosen.
  • ***Please note that filling out an entry form does not guarantee a place in the event***
  • At 4:00 p.m. you will go to the stage area to line up for the contest if chosen to participate. Watch for text message reminder 20 min prior.
  • Monster Day staff will assist as you proceed to the stage where you will need to step up two steps onto the stage. Staff will be able to assist in getting on and off the stage. Then, provide information card to contest caller on stage.
  • While on the stage, you can use up to 30 seconds to wobble, wiggle, howl, cry, dance, or wink at the judges. No biting please.
    (Parents: You will need to make your way around to the far side of the stage to retrieve your costumed child after they cross the stage.
  • Once all contestants have walked the stage, and after the judges deliberate, winners will be called back to the stage to receive their prizes.
    The decisions of judges are final, and criteria is calculated on their terms, no specific terms will be identified to participants.

*Prizes include surprise creations made by Distortion Unlimited, and bragging rights, of course.

**Photos taken throughout the event may be posted to various social media sites and/or websites.

*** Your presence at Monster Day Greeley and/or participation in the Monster Day Costume contest Greeley allows us to use your likeness for
promotional and marketing purposes. Please inform staff of any problems this may present during event sign up.

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