Pumpkin Carving Contest 2013

More voodoo pumpkins.Halloween is typically a dark and creepy time, so we’ve decided to bring a little bit of light to it… without losing the dark and creepy aspect!

Enter the Braeside Cemetery Pumpkin Carving Contest this year to show off your pumpkin-carving talents and be eligible for some prizes!

If you’re not able to enter a pumpkin this year, please drop by to view the entries and cast your vote for the People’s Choice winners.

100% of contest entry fee proceeds will be donated to Kids Cancer Care.

This year’s event is now over – check out the winners’ pumpkins.

WHEN & WHERE

  • Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • Viewing & voting: 6 pm – 9 pm
  • Braeside Cemetery yard haunt (address will be emailed to you if you register online)

ENTRY CATEGORIES

  • Adults: $10 each entry
  • Children (14 and under): $5 each entry

PRIZE CATEGORIES

Adults

  • People’s Choice: $50 Sentry Box gift card, $10 Boston Pizza gift certificate & Wildrose Brewery 12 pack (WRaspberry Ale) (Winner must be over 18 to receive alcohol.)
  • The Gravedigger’s Choice: $50 Sentry Box gift card, $10 Boston Pizza gift certificate & Wildrose Brewery 12 pack (Velvet Fog) (Winner must be over 18 to receive alcohol.)

Children (14 and under)

  • People’s Choice: $50 Discovery Hut gift card & $15 iTunes gift card
  • The Gravedigger’s Choice: $50 Discovery Hut gift card & $15 iTunes gift card

All Entries

All entries will also be eligible for some random draw prizes including:

  • Adults:
    • Issey Miyake His & Her Fragrance gift pack
    • Issey Miyake His & Her Fragrance gift pack
    • Tinhorn Creek Merlot (2010) & Springbank Cheese gift certificate
    • Tinhorn Creek 2Bench White (2012) & Springbank Cheese gift certificate
    • Tinhorn Creek Kerner Icewine (2010)
    • Cineplex Adults Night Out pass (2 adult admissions, 2 soft drinks, 1 popcorn)
    • Cineplex Adults Night Out pass (2 adult admissions, 2 soft drinks, 1 popcorn)
    • Cineplex Adults Night Out pass (2 adult admissions, 2 soft drinks, 1 popcorn)
    • Cineplex Adults Night Out pass (2 adult admissions, 2 soft drinks, 1 popcorn)
    • Several draws of $15 iTunes gift cards
    • $10 Boston Pizza – Oakridge gift certificate
    • $10 Boston Pizza – Oakridge gift certificate
    • $10 Boston Pizza – Oakridge gift certificate
    • Dragon’s Drool lime flavoured drink mix in a clear skull-shaped glass bottle
  • Children:
    • LaserQuest Family Fun Pack (4 tickets)
    • Several draws of $15 iTunes gift cards
    • Several draws of $15 Tim Hortons gift cards
    • Several draws of $15 Starbucks gift cards
    • Several prizes of “Box of Boogers” candies
    • Giant gummy bat
    • Giant gummy spider

REGISTRATION

Registration is now over.

DONORS

A HUGE thank-you to the following donors for their kind support and donations:

Kids Cancer Care logo

The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta (KCCFA) is a charitable organization that helps build bridges of hope and pillars of support for families fighting childhood cancer. The Foundation helps Alberta children and families by providing funding and programs in four key areas: Camp & Community, Pediatric Oncology Research, Clinical Support and the KCC Derek Wandzura Memorial Scholarship.

RULES & SMALL PRINT

Pumpkins must be dropped off between 9 am and 6 pm, Thurs Oct 31.  *  If your pumpkin requires lighting, light must be produced by a battery operated device. No candles / live flames permitted.  *  Pumpkins must be hand-carved (no purchased carved pumpkins permitted).  *  Judges reserve the right to reject any pumpkins considered offensive or done in poor taste.  *  If you wish to pick up your pumpkin after the contest is over, pumpkins must be picked up between 9 pm and 10 pm and you must have your ticket stub to claim your pumpkin.  *  Judges’ decisions for any prizes are final.  *  Braeside Cemetery is not responsible for any damage to or loss of your pumpkin(s).  *  Entrants agree to allow photos of their pumpkins to be posted online and / or used for future publicity by Braeside Cemetery and / or Kids Cancer Care.