A free Halloween costume contest ballot printable perfect if your hosting a Halloween costume party this October!
So, with the Halloween season right around the corner we know that many folks (us included) will be preparing to host and attend Halloween parties.
From Halloween theme parties at home, school or in the community; costume contests are always loads of Halloween fun.
It’s so much vying to win the best costume awards isn’t it?
With that in mind we wanted to share a free Halloween costume contest ballot printable with our readers.
These free voting cards are perfect for having party guests vote for their favorite Halloween costumes.
Continue reading to find out more information about our voting ballots and get some fun suggestions for making your costume contest truly spooktacular.
Halloween costume contest Ballot Printable
Our free Halloween costume contest ballot printable was created as a pdf file in instant download format for quick and easy printing.
Each template is designed to be printed in color on high quality US letter sized (8.5 x 11) cardstock paper that you can purchase at your local office supply store or online.
So, for best results make sure your print options are set to color in portrait orientation.
Each Halloween costume contest ballot printable contains 8 individual ballots. Plan to print enough sheets so that you have enough voting ballots for all party guests.
Use sharp scissors to cut each Halloween costume contest ballot printable into individual ballots.
How do I host a Halloween costume contest?
Halloween costume contests are a great way to get people excited about attending a Halloween party.
It’s one of those fun Halloween party ideas that most people look forward to when attending a spooky Halloween gathering in honor of Halloween.
If you are planning to host a Halloween costume contest you’ll need to plan ahead to make sure everything runs smoothly the day of.
Tips for hosting a Halloween costume contest:
Let guests know – party guests need advance notice that they are being invited to a costume contest. They’ll need extra time to plan a creative costume to wear the day of. You can let invited guests know by mentioning the Halloween costume contest on your printable party invitations.
Print & cut your ballots – you’ll need to print off enough copies of our free Halloween costume contest ballot printable. Each template has 8 ballots that need to be cut out. So, plan to print enough multiples of 8 so that each party guest gets a ballot to take part.
DIY a ballot box – make your own ballet box where party guests can put their ballot once they’ve voted. A ballot box can be as simple as a box wrapped in spooky Halloween paper to a a basket with Halloween embellishments. Whichever you choose plan to keep the ballot box somewhere visible and easily accessible to your guests.
Plan awards – giving winners of a costume category an award or prize is always a fun way to add to the festive atmosphere. From free printable costume awards you can find online to handmade pieces or store bought prizes, party guests will be thrilled to be awarded a little something in honor of their winning costume ideas (see some of our favorite suggestions down below)
What are the categories for Halloween costume contests?
Costume contests are a great addition to any Halloween party.
If you are planning to host a Halloween costume contest you can have party guests vote for the best costume in a variety of different categories.
Some of our favorite Halloween costume contest categories are:
- scariest costume
- funniest costume
- most original costume
- best DIY costume
- worst costume
- most unique costume
- most iconic costume
Our Halloween costume contest ballot printable has 3 categories including: best costume, funniest costume and most unique costume.
So, plan to have 3 winners at your Halloween costume party.
See some of our favorite suggestions for Halloween party costume prizes below.
What kind of prizes do you give costume contest winners?
We love heading to Amazon to score budget friendly prizes to give winners at costume contests.
It’s such an easy and no fuss way to score a bunch of neat prize ideas. The free shipping is a bonus. 😉
Other Halloween Costume Party Ideas
Planning Halloween parties and costume parties are so much fun.
Over the years we’ve collected and curated a large amount of Halloween content perfect for helping plan and organize every aspect of a Halloween party.
Here are some handy Halloween ideas we think will be helpful to you as you plan your Halloween event.
Halloween party foods – a huge collection of Halloween party foods that are downright spooktacular
Halloween potluck sign up sheet – a free printable sign up template if you’re planning a Halloween themed potluck
DIY decor ideas – perfect for making giving your space a festive atmosphere
Halloween charcuterie boards – perfect for nibbling these spooky grazing boards are always a hit with party goers
DIY Halloween costume ideas – neat DIY costumes that are sure to impress at any Halloween party and costume contest
More FREE Halloween Printables:
🎃Halloween Word Search – free word search for kids who love doing word puzzles. A neat home or classroom activity during the month of October.
🎃Word Stamp Game – free printable Halloween bingo stamper activity.
🎃Halloween Bingo – free printable bingo game with 24 Halloween themed bingo cards.
🎃 Halloween Color by Number – free printable Halloween color by number for kids of all ages.
🎃Halloween I Spy – a great Halloween themed I Spy worksheet. We love doing these activities in honor of Halloween.
🎃Halloween Coloring Pages – fun non-scary Halloween coloring pages for kids
🎃Halloween Potluck Sign Up Templates – 2 free templates you can use if you are organizing a Halloween pot luck
🎃No Candy Halloween signs – free printable templates that are a great way to let trick or treaters know you’re not giving candy.
Thanks for visiting! We hope you plan to use our free printable Halloween costume contest ballot printable at your costume party this year!
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FREE Halloween costume contest ballot printable – pdf file
Please note that our Halloween costume contest ballot printable was created for non commercial personal use only. In addition, they cannot be altered, modified or reproduced in any way.
More Halloween Ideas:
🧡Halloween gift ideas for teachers – clever Halloween gift ideas you can give to your child’s teacher!
🧡Pumpkin carving ideas – some great carving ideas if you’re being invited to pumpkin carving contests
🧡DIY Halloween decor ideas – some clever DIYs that’ll add the extra touch of spooktacular party decor to your Halloween party