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Trick Out Your Treats
A Halloween Decoration Contest

Calling all decorating goblins and creative ghouls.

Drag your Halloween decorations out of storage. Grab your creepy craft art supplies. It’s time to crank up your Halloween creativity and enter the TOYT Halloween Decoration Contest. You could snag a $1000 cash prize and be crowned the bone-chilling champ!

1st place – $1,000
2nd place – $500
3rd place – $250
4th place – $150
5th place – $100

How it Works

In the fun spirit of Halloween, we're looking for unique, fun, and creative decoration entries. Use your existing decorations, or get crafty with art supplies. Or use both existing pieces and art supplies to create your decoration. Just follow these few rules:

  1. Entry must be Halloween-themed.
  2. May not contain gore or adult themes.
  3. No costumes. Entry must be a decoration.
  4. Must be three-dimensional.
  5. Decorations may include (but are not limited to):
    • window displays (inside or outside)
    • front porch displays
    • entrance ways
    • fireplace settings
    • yard displays

We reserve the right to reject any submission. If your entry is questionable, or falls into a gray area concerning the rules, we advise choosing a different option for your entry.

See the official rules here.


Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Creativity
  • Adherence to topic
  • Use of materials or items
  • Attention to detail
  • Cleverness

Enter Now $2 entry fee. (non-refundable)

Contest Timeline

Accepting Submissions

Enter Now

Entry Deadline

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11pm EDT
Extended to October 31st

Judging Begins

Friday, November 1, 2019

A neutral panel of judges will score entries on the following criteria:

  • Creativity
  • Adherence to topic
  • Use of materials or items
  • Attention to detail
  • Cleverness

Winners Announced

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Winners will be announced on the nickgreene.com Facebook page and via email.