Contest ($1,000 CASH)

COSTUME CONTEST – $1,000.00 Best in Show!

Our judges will pick only one winner this year. Best in Show will receive $1,000.00.

We will not have additional categories this year.


To enter the costume contest you must do the following:

1. Download the Entry form, fill this out and bring to the event to expedite your entry. DOWNLOAD

*2020 Form is now available to download.

2. Bring the form with you to the party.

3. Present the form to the Judges when you arrive.

4. Judging will be conducted in the IDL Ballroom by the stage and entry door.

5. Final Judging will be conducted before 1pm at the IDL Ballroom stage.

6. You must be present to win.

Please print off official form and have present to turn in when you arrive at Spider Ball. No extra forms will be present. NO FORM, NO ENTRY. Person UNDER 21 years of age are not eligible to enter the contest. Entrants will be required to provide ID as proof of their age in order to enter the premises. No functional weapons of any kind will be allowed on the premises or in the contest. One (1) monetary prize of $1,000.00 (one thousand dollars) will be awarded to “Best in Show” ONLY. No other cash prizes will be associated with this contest.

Entries will be accepted IN PERSON from 9-11pm (CST), at which time you will be judged by 3 impartial judges not associated with IDL Quad Group, LLC. Awards will be announced promptly at 1 am (CST) in IDL Ballroom. You MUST BE PRESENT in order to receive an award and/or cash prize.

 Categories will be judged on the following criteria;

 1) Authenticity  2) Creativity   3) Craftsmanship   3) Attractiveness    4) Originality  5) Details   6) Execution    7) Quality  8)  Level of Difficulty  9) Overall Presentation

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