University of Southern Indiana

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest Registration

Official Rules:

  • Competition is open to students, student organizations, staff, departments, faculty, divisions, administrators, essentially everyone at USI!
  • Pumpkins may be carved, decorated, or a combination of both; however, you must choose one category to compete in. You do not need to participate in the competition to display a pumpkin.
  • While we welcome pumpkins at any time throughout the day, those that wish to be part of the contest should be brought to the UC Breezeway between 9:30 – 10am on Monday, Oct. 29.
  • Judging will be done by the USI Community under the categories of Best Carved and Best Decorated between 10-2pm on Monday, Oct. 29. The number of votes depends upon the USI Community.
  • There will be first, second, and third place winners in each category; prizes are Halloween themed.
  • We encourage participants to be present at the UC Breezeway for the competition results between 2-2:30pm; however that is not required. Non present winners will be contacted by 2:30 Oct. 29, prizes will be available for pick up between 2:30-3pm at the UC Breezeway. Unclaimed prizes by 3pm Oct. 29 will be available at Checkout in the library until Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • Non present participants will be able to pick up their pumpkins in the Library after 3pm Monday, Oct. 29 through Tuesday, Oct. 30. Any unclaimed pumpkins after 3:00pm Tuesday, Oct. 30 will be tossed.

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