Halloween Happenings 2021 Photo Contest

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It's Baaaaaaack! Cornell Recreation Connection proudly presents the Halloween Photo Contest for 2021!

Eligibility: Open to all Cornell staff, faculty, and retirees. This year's categories will be for funniest, scariest, best carving, cutest critter, and most original. 

Entries: Entries will be open October 8th through October 22nd. Photos entered into the contest will be posted here for viewing and voting purposes. Please see guidelines below.

Voting: All staff, faculty & retirees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite photos October 26 & 27. Winners will be announced October 29th! 


Check Out the 2021 Winners!



  1. Contest is open to all staff, faculty and retirees.
  2. Photos must be yours - do not upload photos you have "borrowed" from the internet.
  3. Be respectful - please no nudity or offensive content, and be considerate of cultural heritage/traditions.
  4. Any pet submissions should be submitted to the "Creative Critters" category.
  5. CRC reserves the right to remove any photo from the contest for any reason.
  6. Entry into photo contest gives CRC and Cornell permission to post photos online (websites, print & social media, etc.).
  7. HAVE FUN!

Note:We have eliminated the group category this year due to social distancing recommendations. Entries are intended for individuals. If you do choose to submit a photo containing colleagues, friends or family members, please be sure you have the permission of each person featured to do so,  and include a clear description of the photo in your entry.



1. Photo entries must be received by end of day Friday, 10/22
2. Photos will be displayed on the CRC website beginning 10/26
2. Voting will take place 10/26 & 10/27
3. Winners will be announced on 10/29!

Questions, concerns, and accommodation requests should be sent to: recognition@cornell.edu   

We look forward to seeing your photos!