Deadline is approaching for The Bulletin’s Halloween costume contest.

Costumes must be family-friendly and will be judged on creativity and craftsmanship in three age categories: birth to 4; 5 to 12; and 13 and older. Homemade costumes will be favored.

Winners must be able to come to The Bulletin in costume for a photo shoot 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. Winners’ pictures will appear in The Bulletin on Saturday, Oct. 29.

To enter, visit bendbulletin.com/submitphoto and click on “Halloween costume contest.” Submit your photo and include the following information: full name, age, city of residence, costume description and phone number. Feel free to include any other relevant information about the costume.

Entries must be received by 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24.

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