Ended Official 2020 BYC Halloween HAL Pumpkin Carving Contest!


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Welcome to BYC's 2020 Spooktacular Halloween Hatch-a-Long contest #2. We'd love to see your artistic creations entered for a chance to win a prize. Show us your pumpkin carving abilities and you could WIN!

How to enter
To submit your entries, simply post your images in this thread.

Photography Tips from BYC's jolenesdad
How to Photograph Pumpkins

  • This contest is open to all BYC members, not just Halloween HAL participants.
  • Maximum of 3 entries per member.
  • Limit of 5 images per entry, one entry per post, please.
  • Surface Carving is permitted.
  • Pumpkin carvings can be original or carved from commercially available stencils, etc
  • Painting and attached decorations are allowed but the pumpkin must be carved too.
  • Bonus points for images of pumpkins taken in a dark room with pumpkin(s) lit from inside.
  • No fake editing or captions, we want to see the world through your eyes, so no excessive use of editing tools. However, basic cropping is allowed.
  • Do remember that PHOTO QUALITY comes into play since this is how the pumpkins will be judged
  • ALL pictures MUST be uploaded to BYC and not hosted on other image sites, personal websites, etc.
  • Contest Ends October 31st, 2020 Midnight Pacific time

First Place$50 BYC Store Gift Certificate or a 1-year PFM ($60 value) for yourself or a friend.
Second Place$30 BYC Store Gift Certificate or a 6-month PFM ($35 value) for yourself or a friend.
Third Place$15 BYC Store Gift Certificate or a 3-month PFM ($20 value) for yourself or a friend.

Here are the winners of the 2018 Contest
First Place - @honanbmSecond Place - @CapricornFarmThird PLace - @AnimalGeek23




Previous Pumpkin Carving Contests

This contest is open to all BYC members where the contest complies with local laws/ordinances.
All BYC rules apply: Terms of Service (Rules)

The physical prizes & BYC Store Gift Certificates are available to winners that reside in the contiguous United States (lower 48). If the winners are outside of the contiguous United States (lower 48), they will be awarded the PFM.

This contest is brought to you by our BYC Sponsors
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If you have not yet joined us at BYC's 2020 Spooktacular Halloween Hatch-a-Long, click HERE and come say hi!
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