Register to launch virtual Halloween costume contest Oct. 1

Staff Report

September 27, 2013

MASON COUNTY — If you enjoy Halloween, dressing up or both, then we’ve got just the contest for you. And if you’ve got a costume, flaunt it; if your children get all decked out, show them off; if your co-workers have fun with the season, promote them, with proper permission, of course, and if you want to see them win, come Nov. 3, start voting for them.

It’s all possible now, with the start Oct. 1 of The Point Pleasant Register’s Virtual Costume Party, an online and print offering brought to readers and web browsers by the paper and its advertising supporters, title sponsor, Taylor Motors, and category sponsors, Siders Jewelry; Dr. Jorganson, DDS; Merry Family Winery; and Farmers Bank.

There are plenty of reasons to enter, not the least of which is the good, clean Halloween fun it offers, coupled with yet another chance to show off your children and their cutest, scariest and coolest costumes. But this time, it’s not just for kids. Everyone can get in on the fun — teenagers, adults and even groups, all who can participate in the newspaper’s newest online contest, which will go live Tuesday, Oct. 1. Of course, there will also be cash awards for various categories, as well as overall, in addition to bragging rights.

The costume contest is a fun competition that allows us and you, both our print readers and our online visitors, an opportunity to have some fun and kick off what has become the start of the holiday season.

All one has to do is visit, click on the Virtual Costume Party logo and follow the simple directions to first upload photos, and later to cast votes.

And, naturally, watch the paper — the website and Facebook — to see who’s entered and, once voting begins, who’s leading the pack. They’ll be surprises along the way, just a little something to pique your interest and, again, to promote all those people we hope will be entered in the contest.

Everyone can participate. All you really need is an email address. Everything about the contest is free, including the fun you’ll have uploading pictures and watching the progress as the contest grows and all those pictures begin popping up on the website and in the newspaper.

We, at The Point Pleasant Register, hope you have fun with the contest, entering as often as the rules will allow, and, when the time comes, voting … often.

Enjoy it and all those colorful and fun costumes as you peruse the online site. They’re sure to make you smile and, in doing so, make your day a whole light brighter.

Who’s got the best costume? We don’t know yet, but it just might be yours.