October 14, 2009 14:36 ET

Christmas Cards Retailer Announces Silliest Halloween Costume Contest Rules

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - Christmas cards and Holiday cards retailer officially announced their Silliest Halloween Costume Contest rules last night during a lively Twitter Kickoff Party. You can send in your favorite photo of you, your spouse, your kids, or your pets dressed up in the silliest and most original costume imaginable.

During the Twitter Kickoff Party, gave away prizes to the first entrants that submitted photos for the contest.'s Halloween entertainment experts hosted the discussion, which ranged from favorite Halloween costumes to trick-or-treat trivia.

Cardstyle will be posting all photo contest entries online to their Facebook Fan Page ( where viewers can vote on their favorite entrants by 'liking' them. The winner will be chosen based on number of 'likes' received on Facebook and by's panel of Halloween Costume experts.

The Grand Prize will be awarded during a Twitter Finale party on October 27 at 5PM PDT. The Grand Prize will be a $100 gift certificate from Barnes and Noble, which is perfect for buying spooky books and scary music to play for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night. Runner up prizes include gift cards from Kohl's and Lowe's, as well as personalized stationery packs.

From babies dressed up as flamingos to dogs in wigs and goofy glasses,'s Costume Contest is looking for the silliest of the silly. Anyone with a silly costume can enter by sending a photo to with your contact information. Anyone may enter but only one entry is allowed per person.

Important details:

--  Contest Dates: October 13 - 26, 2009. Photos must be submitted by
    midnight PST on October 26th.
--  Email photos to in pdf or jpg format (between
    500 - 2000KB)
--  One entry per person
--  All images entered must be the original work or owned by the
    photographer that submits the entry

About is a Berkeley, California-based Christmas cards, holiday cards, and thank you cards retailer that combines online customization with designs from over 60 independent artists. Since 1999, the company has printed over 15 million personalized cards, and uses only FSC-certified cardstock. Cardstore provides custom greeting cards and personalized stationery for all occasions including birth announcements, party invitations, holiday photo cards, thank you cards, personal cards, and wedding invitations.

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