A dog dressed up as a deep sea diver

According to Newsweek, this year Americans will spend close to $2 billion on Halloween costumes. If that seems frightening, the idea of a homemade costume might float your boat. Better yet, how does winning a $50 Swimtown gift card for getting crafty sound?  This year, we’re challenging you to make the most unique aquatic themed Halloween costume you can think of. As long as your costume is water related, anything goes. Make us laugh. Make us gush. Shock us. Make your costume so good, it’s scary. Stand out among the countless witches, zombies and vampires this Halloween and share your love of all things aquatic. We can’t wait to see how far overboard you go! For some examples, check out our list of costume ideas.

How to Enter

  • Like Swimtown Pools on Facebook: Facebook/SwimtownPools and follow us on Twitter: @SwimtownPools.
  • Submit a picture of your aquatic theme Halloween costume to contests@swimtownpools.com with a photo caption, your name, and the city and state you’re from.
  • Individuals may submit up to three different costume photos.


  • The winner will receive a $50 Swimtown gift card good toward any purchase at Swimtownpools.com.
  • Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash.

Participants Must:

  • Be 13 years of age or older
  • Be a legal U.S. citizen
  • Enter before November 5th, 2012 at 11:00pm Eastern Standard Time
  • Adhere to all rules regarding entry process

Winner Selection

  • The winner will be selected by a panel of marketing professionals at SwimtownPools.com. Costumes must represent the aquatic theme and will be judged based on creativity and originality.
  • Entries must be appropriate for all ages. We maintain the right to disqualify entries we deem inappropriate.
  • The winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012.

Fine Print

  • We retain the right to disqualify entrants for any behavior we deem to be misleading, fraudulent, offensive, or in violation of contest rules.
  • This is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter.
  • By entering, participants are providing information to Swimtownpools.com and not to Facebook.
  • By submitting an entry, participants are releasing the rights to their entries to be used for advertising purposes, on Swimtownpools.com social media outlets, and the Swimtownpools.com website.
  • For questions regarding this promotion, please submit queries to contests@swimtownpools.com and they will be responded to in a timely manner.

If you can’t get enough of Halloween contests and have a dog or horse to count in on the fun, don’t miss out on the 2012 Pet Halloween Costume Photo Contest run by our friends at Silver Lining Herbs!