The World of Little League® Museum Plans Halloween Costume Contest

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (October 21, 2014) –The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will hold a Halloween costume contest on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26

Anyone 14 and younger who is in costume on either day can tour the museum at no charge, and will be able to enter the contest. A photo will be taken of each entrant, with prize winners announced before Halloween. Prizes will be awarded in 10 categories.

A panel of judges will select the winners from the photographs.

Entrants must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children can enter the contest on either day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. (The museum is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Scariest costume
  • Prettiest costume
  • Funniest costume
  • Best original/homemade costume
  • Ugliest costume
  • Best animal costume
  • Best “real” human costume
  • Best legendary/mythological/fictional character costume
  • Best makeup
  • Best sports costume

The museum is located at 525 Montgomery Pike (U.S. 15). Ticket prices are normally $5 for general admission; $3 for seniors who are 62 and older and $2 for children 12 and younger. As noted earlier, children up to age 14 in costume will be admitted free when they enter the contest on either day.

It is not necessary for the parent(s) to purchase admission to the museum, in order for a child to enter the contest.

Additional information is available by contacting the museum at 570-326-3607.

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