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2024 Best Halloween Costume Contest!
2024 Best Halloween Costume Contest!

Sun, Oct 27

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The M Cave

2024 Best Halloween Costume Contest!

Trick or Treat! We're hosting our first ever best Halloween costume contest! Join us for endless, spooky fun, and great awards! Snacks included with the ticket. (Read ticket for details). RSVP Now!

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When & Where

Oct 27, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

The M Cave, 6717 Hawkinsville Rd, Smiley's Flea Market, Row G Units 21-40, Macon, GA 31216, USA

About the event

Trick or Treat with us! Join us for our first-ever Best Halloween Costume Contest.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this event is FREE, and no purchase is required. However, a ticket is required to enter the contest, which you can acquire here for free. Simply enter $0.00 amount. 

We do accept donations, so any amount entered for the ticket will be greatly appreciated and would help us offset some of the costs for the event. Thank you in advance!

CONTEST DETAILS: 

3 WINNERS, 3 GRAND PRIZES! 

ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

  • 1st Prize: $500 Cash.
  • 2nd Prize: $250 Cash.
  • 3rd Prize $100 Cash.

IMPORTANT NOTE: EVENT REGISTRATION CLOSES ON OCTOBER 20TH, AT 10:00 PM.

No registrations will be accepted after the closing date! NO EXCEPTIONS!

The contest will take place at the Carusel area after trick-or-treating. Contestants must RSVP through the website (www.themcave.com) and present their ticket to check-in upon arrival at the location, at The M Cave Gift Shop, Row G, Unit 36.

Note: The winners will be chosen by public online voting through our app. Voting will close at 2:00 PM, and the winners will be announced at 2:30 PM. 

RULES

ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN! 

YOU MUST PROVIDE US WITH A PICTURE IN-COSTUME TO BE ADDED TO YOUR CONTESTANT PROFILE. VOTERS WILL SEE YOUR PICTURE IN COSTUME ON THE VOTING APP, ALONG WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF THE COSTUME AND YOUR TICKET/CONTESTANT NUMBER ASSIGNED.

  • NO REAL/FUNCTIONAL OR REPLICA FIREARMS AND NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED. CONTESTANTS WHO DO NOT ADHERE TO THE RULES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM PARTICIPATING!
  • FOAM OR PLASTIC REPLICAS (LARP/COSPLAY WEAPONS) ARE ACCEPTABLE.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO ALL, CUSTOMERS, VENDORS, AND SMILEY'S EMPLOYEES. 
  • ALL AGES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE!
  • ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

REGISTRATION:

  • A TICKET IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST. THERE WILL BE NO "LAST MINUTE ADDITIONS," AND NO VISITOR IN COSTUME WILL BE ADDED TO THE CONTEST WITHOUT A REGISTRATION TICKET.

COSTUME/CONTEST CATEGORIES:

  • THIS IS AN "OVERALL BEST COSTUME" CONTEST. WINNERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED BY CATEGORY.

ENTRY RULES:

  • WHILE ORIGINALITY AND CREATIVITY ARE ENCOURAGED, APPROPRIETNESS AND SAFETY ARE REQUIRED!
  • ALL COSTUMES MUST BE APPROPRIATE FOR A FAMILY SETTING AND KID-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT.
  • COSTUMES THAT ARE OFFENSIVE, VIOLENT, OR OVERLY GRAPHIC, ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED!
  • COSTUMES MUST NOT OBSTRUCT THE WEARER'S VISION OR MOVEMENT AND MUST NOT INCLUDE ANY DANGEROUS OR SHARP OBJECTS.
  • REAL/FUNCTIONAL WEAPONS OF ANY KIND OR REALISTIC REPLICAS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED!

JUDGING/VOTING PROCESS:

  • THE WINNERS WILL BE DECIDED BY PUBLIC/AUDIENCE VOTING. NO JUDGE PANEL WILL BE APPOINTED. 
  • A STANDARD VOTING PROCESS THROUGH AN ONLINE APP WILL BE USED TO VOTE AND CALCULATE THE NUMBER OF VOTES RECEIVED. 
  • EACH VOTER WILL BE REQUIRED TO CAST THREE (3) VOTES. THE CONTESTANTS WHO WILL RECEIVE THE MOST VOTES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY AFTER THE VOTING HAS ENDED.
  • CONTESTANTS MUST PROVIDE US WITH A PICTURE IN-COSTUME, TO BE ADDED TO THEIR PROFILE FOR THE VOTING PROCESS. 
  • YOUR TICKET NUMBER WILL BE YOUR CONTESTANT NUMBER. VOTERS WILL SEE YOUR NUMBER, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE COSTUME YOU WILL PROVIDE, AND YOUR PICTURE, ON THE VOTING APP.
  • VOTING WILL BE OPEN TO ALL. A QR CODE TO THE VOTING APP WILL BE INCLUDED ON YOUR CONTESTANT TAG, ALONG WITH YOUR NUMBER. LINKS TO THE VOTING APP WILL ALSO BE EMAILED TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS OF THE M CAVE WEBSITE, AND WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE AND ALL SOCIAL MEDIA (FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, ETC.).

AWARDS & PRIZES:

  • ALL CONTESTANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!
  • THERE WILL BE A TOTAL OF THREE (3) WINNERS. 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD PLACE.
  • EACH WINNER MUST PICK UP THEIR AWARD FROM THE M CAVE GIFT SHOP, AND PRESENT IT AT SMILEY'S MAIN OFFICE TO CLAIM THEIR CASH PRIZE.

TIMELINE:

  • REGISTRATION FOR THE CONTEST WILL BE CLOSING ON OCT. 20TH, 10:00 PM. NO ENTRY-REQUESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER CLOSING DATE & TIME.

CONTEST START/END TIMES:

  • CONTEST WILL START ON OCTOBER 27TH, AT 12:00 PM, AND IT WILL END AT 2:00 PM.
  • CONTEST WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT 2:30 PM.

CONDUCT AND SPORTSMANSHIP:

  • APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR AND GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP MAKE FOR A GREAT CONTEST AND AN EVENT THAT WILL BE FUN AND MEMORABLE FOR ALL.
  • ALL PARTICIPANTS OF THE EVENT ARE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE RESPECT AND POSITIVE BEHAVIOR.
  • SUPPORT EACH OTHER AND ACCEPT THE CONTEST RESULTS GRACEFULLY!

PHOTOGRAPHY & MEDIA:

  • PHOTOS AND VIDEOS OF THE EVENT, PARTICIPANTS, AND CONTESTANTS WILL BE TAKEN AND USED FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. THAT WOULD INCLUDE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS (FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, ETC.) AND POSTS ON OUR OWN WEBSITE. 
  • BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT AND GRANT US PERMISSION TO USE ANY PHOTOS OR VIDEOS WHERE YOU MAY BE INCLUDED FOR OUR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

DISQUALIFICATION:

  • THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AND WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. SUCH ACTIONS WILL LEAD TO IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE CONTEST!
  • INAPPROPRIATE COSTUMES
  • UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT 
  • WEAPONS
  • USE OF ALCOHOL/DRUGS
  • DISRESPECT TOWARD OTHER CONTESTANTS
  • VIOLENT/BULLY BEHAVIOR
  • NOT ADHERING TO THE RULES

SNACKS: All ticket holders of the event can pick up a FREE SNACK, by redeeming their ticket for a coupon at The M Cave Gift Shop. Coupons can then be presented at one of the participating Restaurants to receive the offer. 

1 Ticket = 1 FREE Snack (Taco or Hot Dog).

No free snacks will be given without a coupon.

Event Organizers: Steve & Robin, The M Cave Gift Shop.

Event Host: The M Cave @Simley's Flea Market.

Sponsors: TBA (To Be Announced).

  • The M Cave Gift Shop (Event Organizer & Sponsor. Row G, Units: 21-40)
  • Smiley's Flea Market (Event Host & Sponsor)
  • John's Belts & Buckles (Sponsor. Row E, Units 5-9)
  • Mariscos El Torito De Chapala (Sponsor. Row G, Unit: 1-4)
  • Rubix Restaurant ( Sponsor. Row E, Unit: 12)
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  • Best Halloween Costume Contest

    PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this event is FREE, and no purchase is required. However, a ticket is required to enter the contest, which you can acquire here for free. Simply enter $0.00 amount. We do accept donations, so any amount entered for the ticket will be greatly appreciated and would help us offset some of the costs for the event. Thank you in advance!

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    Goes on sale: Jul 04, 1:13 AM EDT

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