Boo! In the Blue Virtual Costume Contest

Sat. October 21, 2023 - Sun. October 22, 2023 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome to Boo! In the Blue!

A virtual costume contest will be held during the weekend of the event, October 21st and October, 30th, 2023. 

Winning is super easy!

  1. Come to the Aquarium during our Boo! in the Blue Event between October 21 and October 30 and take a picture of your amazing costume! BE CREATIVE WITH THE LOCATION YOU CHOOSE AROUND THE AQUARIUM*
  2. Submit your photos by taggins us @txstateaquarium on Instagram or Facebook
  3. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook.
  4. The winner will be announced on October 31 for the three best costumes!

* Only kids up to 13 years old will be considered for the Boo! in the Blue virtual costume contest.

Contest Rules:

  • Submitted photo needs to be taken at the Texas State Aquarium between Saturday, October 21 and Monday, October 30 for the Virtual Costume Contest to be considered.
  • Kids up to 13 years old will be considered for the contest.
  • Entries must tag the Aquarium @txstateaquarium
  • There is no limit to the number of photos each individual may submit. However, each entry must be submitted separately on Facebook or Instagram.
  • Photos may include individuals or groups. One prize per individual or group.
  • Contest entrants agree that, if their photo is selected as a winner, the Texas State Aquarium may use the entrant’s name and photo for promotional purposes, possibly including, but not limited to, social media posts and an official announcement on the Texas State Aquarium website.
  • Process: Aquarium staff will choose their top costumes for the three age categories. All entries will be judged on costume, creativity AND LOCATION/BACKGROUND where the photo was taken. Be creative!  We have so many great spots to take the photos.
  • Winners will be notified on Tuesday, October 21, 2023 along with the general public on the Aquarium’s Instagram, Facebook and other social media pages, where winners will be announced and photos displayed.
  • Contest entrants will not be compensated or reimbursed for their photo submissions.
  • Prize: Each winner will receive goodies from the Aquarium and our presenting partner, Whataburger, as well as have their photos displayed on our social media channels.

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