We’re looking for the best costumes this #HoCoHalloween! Enter to win prizes and most of all dad bragging rights! There will be two categories and finalists selected for each category. The deadline for entering is Friday, November 1st. Complete the form below & upload a photo of your costume(s) to submit your entry. Here are more details.

Toy Story Family Costumes
Josh’s Toy Story Crew 2017

Two Categories

Category 1: Best Family Costume (with Dad included)

Category 2: Best Dad Costume

Contest Prizes

Family Costume Prizes

  • 1st place: 2 Tickets to Dutch Wonderland & 5 hour babysitter credit from Brandon Dean’s Childcare
  • 2nd place: Howard County Dads Mug & Car Magnet
  • 3rd place: Howard County Dads Car Magnet

Dad Costume Prizes

  • 1st place: Howard County Dads Logo T-Shirt & Car Magnet
  • 2nd place: Howard County Dads Mug & Car Magnet
  • 3rd place: Howard County Dads Car Magnet
Super Hero Costumes
Joe & His Crew of Superheroes


  • Deadline for submissions is Friday night, Nov 1st
  • A photo can only be used for one category.
  • If necessary, the Howard County Dads Board of Directors (DadBoD) will narrow entries down to top costumes for each category.
  • Public voting for the finalists will begin on November 2nd and will take place on social media via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our blog.
  • Winners will be announced on Tuesday, November 5th.

Submission Form

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Terms and Agreements: I hereby assign full copyright of these photographs to Howard County Dads group, and its team of contributors (and the related representatives and assigns) together with the right of reproduction either wholly or in part on HowardCountyDads.com and social media platforms. Emails used for the entry will be subscribed to the Howard County Dads newsletter. Participants may unsubscribe at any time.