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Vendor Floor Contests

Vendor Floor Contests

The MHC MYSTERY BOX Build Challenge!

MHC Mystery Box Challenge
  • The contest will be held on Sunday starting at 11:30 am on the Midwest Haunters Convention trade show floor located in the Columbus Convention Center.
  • The ultimate test of haunter creativity… what amazingly terrifying prop can you build in one hour with the contents of a “Mystery Box”? You can be sure there will be many twists and turns in this extreme test of your Halloween skills! Entries will be judged on Craftsmanship, Creativity and  “Halloween Feel.”
  • Limited to first 4 Teams of 2 – Cost is $25 to enter Per Team. Get the Entry Form HERE, fill it out and email it to [email protected]

HauntDawgsPrizes For First and Second Place Winners!

Teams for 2018

Zak Neman Team

The JF Creative!

Deceased Farm Haunted Attraction



The Sinister Visions Costume Contest

Sinister Visions Show Floor Costume Contest

Trade Show Floor Demo Stage

Sinister Visions Costume Contest 2017

Join us Sunday May 27th @ 1:00 pm in your favorite ghoulish costume or as your haunted house character for our Fourth Annual Sinister Visions Costume Contest and compete for fun and prizes! All ages welcome!

A prize bag full of horrific goodies from ShopSinister.com will be awarded to the winner in the Adult Category (18 & up), Teen Category (12-17) and Kids Category (11 & under).

Hosted by Chad Savage (Sinister Visions) and judged by Michael Edwards (Terror in the Corn, Erie, CO), the Unknown Scare-Actor (The Big Scary Show Podcast) and Charlotte Hall (Zombie Army Productions).

THERE IS NO PRE-REGISTRATION: Contestants should start assembling beside the trade show floor demo stage starting 15 minutes prior to the event. Chad Savage will be there to direct you as necessary.

Sinister Visions


  • Friday May 25: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
  • Saturday May 26: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday May 27: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


  • Friday May 25: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    NEW THIS  YEAR! Early Sneak Peak!
  • Saturday May 26: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday May 27: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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