Skip to main content

Halloween competition

Young costume designers wanted

Halloween wouldn’t be the same without all the boo-tiful costumes. So we’re looking for creative kids to come up with some dead-good designs for our Halloween costume competition.

How to enter

The competition starts on 4 October 2017 and is open to all children aged 11 and under who live in the UK.

To enter, email your spookiest design, with your name and age, to by 5 November 2017.

The prizes

The winner will get their costume created and sold online and in Tesco stores for Halloween 2018, as well as receive £500 in Tesco gift cards. There’ll also be 3 runners-up prizes of a £50 Tesco gift card. We’ll announce the prize-winners on 10 November 2017.

Terms and conditions

  1. This competition is open to all UK residents (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) aged 11 or under, except for anyone directly connected with the planning or administration of the competition (including Tesco employees and their immediate families).
  2. All entries must be submitted by a legal guardian.
  3. To enter, please submit your entry including your name and age via email. Email address:
  4. The entry must be your own work. You cannot submit a drawing downloaded from the internet.
  5. The competition opens at 08.00am on 4 October 2017 and closes at 11.59pm on 5 November 2017.
  6. Entries that are incomplete, corrupted, delayed, wrongly delivered, or not received for whatever reason will not be accepted. Any drawings that we consider to be offensive, indecent, racist, copied, offensive, cruel or fraudulent, or infringing the rights of others will be immediately removed (where we own content) and disqualified.
  7. Every design that meets the entry criteria will be judged based on innovation and differentiation.
  8. One entry per person. If you enter more than once, we’ll accept your first entry only and disqualify all other entries.
  9. No third party or bulk entries. If it becomes apparent that either a participant or household is using any means to circumvent this condition such as, and without limitation, multiple accounts, multiple reproduced or computer generated entries, fraudulently falsifying data, in the opinion of the promoter or otherwise acting in violation of these terms, these participants will be disqualified and any prize entitlement will be void.
  10. The entry instructions form part of the rules. By entering, you agree to accept and be bound by the rules.
  11. The winner will receive a prize of £500 in Tesco gift cards and their design will be created and sold by Tesco for Halloween 2018.
  12. 3 x runners-up will win a £50 Tesco gift card (1 per age bracket: under 5yrs, 5-7yrs, 8-11yrs).
  13. There is no alternative to the prizes stated and we cannot send the prizes to anyone else, only the winner and runners-up.
  14. The winner and runners-up will be notified by email by the 10 November 2017. If we cannot contact the winner/runners-up or if a winner/runner-up does not return necessary details, we will try again and if we don’t hear within a further 14 days, the prize will be awarded to a new winner/runner-up.
  15. We reserve the right to verify the winner/runner-up and ask for proof of identity, age and address and that they are the registered user associated with the winning notification.
  16. Details of the winner’s/runners’-up names and counties may be shared with anyone who requests their details. If you are a winner/runner-up, we may ask you to take part in publicity relating to this competition with no further recompense. The winner/runners-up agree to their names, photographs and entries being used for promotional purposes. The winner’s details may be passed onto a third party for prize administration but will not be used for any other purpose.
  17. We may post some entries on Facebook during the promotional period. If we use your entry this will not increase your chance of winning and is, by no means, an endorsement of your entry.
  18. We will not tolerate anyone who posts comments via any social media channel or anywhere else during this competition that we consider to be bullying, spiteful or upsetting to other entrants and followers of Tesco or directly aimed at us. Anyone acting in this way will be disqualified from the competition.
  19. If you would like to know the name and county of the winner, please send an email to
  20. The entry instructions form part of the rules. By entering, you agree to accept and be bound by the rules.
  21. In entering this competition, you grant us a licence to use your entry for any purpose in connection with this competition.
  22. We reserve the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this promotion for whatever reason, with no liability to any entrants or third parties but if this happens we will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid consumer disappointment.
  23. The promoter’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
  24. The application and interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute concerning them.
  25. The Promoter is
    Tesco Stores Ltd.,
    Tesco House,
    Shire Park,
    Kestrel Way,
    Welwyn Garden City,
    AL7 1GA