2020 Heart of Texas Goodwill Virtual Costume Contest Rules


  • Employees of Heart of Texas Goodwill and members of the immediate family or persons living in the same household of any such employees are ineligible to participate and win this contest.
  • Must “Like” the Heart of Texas Goodwill Facebook Page:  hotgoodwillind
  • Costume entries must include at least 2 items purchased from HOTGW.  Proof of purchase (sales receipt) will be required when submitting your entry. 
  • Submissions must be tasteful and must not reflect or include messages with ethnic slurs, discriminatory remarks, harassment, threats of violence or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct.   If deemed inappropriate, the submission will not be accepted as a valid entry.  This will be determined at the sole discretion of Heart of Texas Goodwill. 
  • Entries and sales receipts must be from this year, 2020


  • Submit entries through FACEBOOK MESSENGER and include the following: 1. Contact Information (Name, Phone Number & Email Address), 2. Photo entry of participant in their costume.  No video submission allowed., 3. Sales Receipt as proof of purchase.
  • Submissions must be posted by Thursday, October 15th at 12:00 a.m. to be eligible for prizes.
  • Submissions will be categorized as 1 of the following:  Pet, Adult (over 18), Youth (under 18) and Group/Family/Couple.  Entries can only be submitted for 1 category. 
  • Submissions will be posted to a Facebook Album Friday of each week.  Participants will be tagged in their photo so they are able to share with their friends and family!


Voting will begin Friday, September 18th and end on Thursday, October 22nd . The submission with the most “likes” wins.


  • 1 winner will be selected per category.  Prizes must be redeemed by the participant 18 years or older or by a legal guardian of the participants under the age of 18 years of age.
  • Winners will be announced, Friday, October 23rd on Facebook and notified with prize information via email or through Facebook Messenger.


Prize packages will be announced at a later date on Facebook and the HOTGW Website, but at minimum will include a $25 Heart of Texas Goodwill Gift Card.  This gift card is only valid at HOTGW stores.  These are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash value.

Conditions and Release:

By participating in this contest, all participants and winner grant Heart of Texas Goodwill exclusive permission to use their name(s), location, characters, photographs, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contest.

Each entrant selected as a potential winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements.

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