See Rules below registration form.

Contest is open to all participants.


Costume Contest 2018

  • Select your date of preference. Note: Depending on number of contestants, we may have to assign your child a specific date of our choice. You will receive confirmation about the date.
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 11.
  • Must be answered at the temple site, if needed. Use cell phone.
  • When you submit this registration, you agree that: ISKCON OF HOUSTON is not responsible for any loss of articles, valuables and props and any injuries during the event. Please type "I AGREE" in the box above.



OPEN to everyone (age group)

Must dress in a costume pertaining to the theme “Radha-Krishna”

Three age groups for contest are as below:

  1. Group A – up to 3 years.
  2. Group B – 3 to 6 years
  3. Group C – 6 to 11 years
  • Must choose Sunday (Sep 2) or Monday (Sep 3) Note: ISKCON of Houston (IOH) cultural committee may assign a specific day for you.
  • IOH will inform you via registered email – your date of participation.
  • All contestants must report and re-confirm their participation at the Costume Contest registration counter at Temple between 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm (No exceptions).
  • On-Site registration will close at 3:30 pm.
  • Only one parent may accompany with contestant (participant) for age Group A onto the stage.
  • Participant in Group B & C MUST walk on the stage individually.
  • Participant must keep their number label in appropriate location allocated to them.
  • No performance, speech or singing by contestants is allowed.
  • Sound system is not arranged for participants on the stage.
  • No music will accompany the child while he/she walks on stage.
  • The judges will have the sole and complete authority and discretion to select the winners in each category. Their decision will be final.
  • Parents will not be allowed to see the score sheets.
  • Parent(s) or Guardian MUST remain in the hall throughout the costume contest to be eligible for an award.
  • After all costumes have been paraded; the contestants will be called on stage for a group picture at the end of the costume contest which will be used for advertising. The contestants MUST be near the stage till the end of the contest.
  • Non-contestants (not in a costume) will not be allowed on stage for the group picture.
  • Prize will be announced on Sept 3rd ONLY.
  • Participants should be available to receive their prize during the prize distribution ceremony on Sept 3rd.
  • ISKCON OF HOUSTON is not responsible for any loss of articles, valuables and props used and/or any injuries during the event.