CONFERENCE JUNE 5-7
TRADE SHOW FLOOR JUNE 6-7, 2020*

*Exhibitor Floor Sneak Peak on Friday Night!

RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL

1551 N. Thoreau Dr.,
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Just North of Chicago, near O’Hare International Airport

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Bloody Mary Monster Makeup Wars

Monster Makeup Wars

Monster Makeup WarsOne of the Midwest Haunters Convention’s signature events is Monster Makeup Wars. This year in Chicago five teams of three (two makeup artists and a model) have 30 minutes to create a monster from the neck up.  The catch?  They must do it only with the items we supply them at the start of the competition!

Bloody Mary Monster Makeup Wars 2014

Make plans now to join us for this fun competition held on the trade show floor Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 4:00 pm.  Sponsored by Bloody Mary Makeup.

Here are the 2019 Teams:

  • Panic in the Tral
  • The Clown Crew
  • Exit 13 Haunted House
  • Team Abandoned
  • Necropolis
  • Mayhem SFX

CONTEST RULES & INFORMATION
This contest will offer contestants the chance to compete for coveted title of creating the Scariest Monster!  Five teams will compete (1 model and 2 makeup artists) with identical makeup supplies to create a monster!

The contest will be held on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 starting at 4:00 p.m. on the Midwest Haunters Convention trade show floor.

  • All three team members must be registered MHC attendees to compete in the Monster Makeup Wars.
  • All three team members must be available to participate in the contest on June 8th, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
  • All three team members must sign a Model and Liability Release Form.
  • The $25 entry fee (which may be paid for by a sponsor) must be paid in full by May 24th.
  • Each of the 5 teams will have 30 minutes to create a monster from the neck up, using only the items supplied by the Midwest Haunters Convention.  They will include basic makeup supplies, along with various special effects and some “out of the ordinary” items.

CONTEST JUDGING
Corporate sponsors, media representatives and guest speakers will serve as judges for the contest.

Judging will begin for the makeup wars at approximately 4:00 pm.

INCENTIVE / CONTEST PRIZES
Teams competing will keep makeup supplies and receive an assortment of prizes from sponsors and vendors.

The First Place Makeup Wars Team will receive:

  • $100 cash prize!

The Second Place Team will receive:

  • $50 cash prize!

Models from all five teams will each receive a Bloody Mary prize. Teams can keep all remaining makeup from their kits (valued over $100).


2018 Teams:

  • Wisconsin Fear Grounds
  • Frightmare Farms Haunted Scream Park
  • RIP : Sideshow
  • Dr dekays droogs
  • Slaughter Mill

2017 Teams:

  • Dr.Dekay’s Droogs
  • Deceased Farm Haunted Attraction
  • Frightmare Farms New York
  • SAT Spooks
  • Warlords of the Dark Knight
  • Exit 13 Haunted House

ONSITE REGISTRATION HOURS

Thursday June 4th: Pre- Convention Bus Tour check-in 8:30am- 10:00am at the Renaissance Hotel (first floor)

Friday June 5th: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm

Saturday June 6th: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday June 7th: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

TRADE SHOW FLOOR HOURS

Friday June 5th: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday June 6th: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday June 7th: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm