U-Haul Launches First-Ever Boo-Haul Halloween-Costume Contest
PHOENIX, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween quickly approaching, U-Haul is excited to launch the first-ever Boo-Haul Halloween Costume Contest. This costume contest is geared toward sustainable, creative fun for everyone. Recycle, reuse and make a costume out of it!
"U-Haul is anxious to see what creative reuse of our moving supplies will be submitted through this contest," stated Toni Jones, Social Media Manager, U-Haul International, Inc. "Our team of judges is looking for the most unique, creative Halloween costume made from new or leftover moving supplies. What a great way to spend time with your friends and family, and be able to contribute to sustainability!"
If you have some extra moving supplies lying around, you already have a foot in the door. But, if you haven't, and want to make a Halloween costume for free, U-Haul and Moving Insider will be giving away U-Haul Gift certificates all month to help you buy the supplies you need to get started creating your costume. You can visit movinginsider.com, follow U-Haul on facebook (www.facebook.com/uhaul) or follow @uhaul on twitter (www.twitter.com/uhaul) to look for U-Haul gift certificates being given away . Or just stop by your local U-Haul facility and check out their Take a Box/Leave a Box display to see if you can pick up some boxes for free!
Participants entering their costumes into the Boo-Haul Halloween Costume Contest will be eligible to win a new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and more.
U-Haul also encourages participation from your pets,and has created a special category just for them. For your lovable pet, we have a special prize they will enjoy as well. Your pet could be the winner of a prize pack featuring toys, treats and more, a $120 value.
The more photos you take and submit of your costume the easier it will be for the judges to make their decision. U-Haul will be judging the costumes on skill, craftsmanship, creativity and use of U-Haul moving supplies.
Email photographs and/or videos of your costume to SammyU@uhaul.com. Please include the following information.
- Your first and last name
- Name of the contestant (if different)
- Age of the contestant at time of entry
- List of moving supplies used on the costume
To Learn More About the Boo-Haul Halloween Contest, Please Visit: http://movinginsider.com/2012/10/10/boo-haul-halloween-costume-contest/
U-Haul will be posting photos of the costume contest entries weekly on:
U-Haul Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Uhaul
U-Haul Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/uhaul/boo-haul-halloween-costume-contest/
Moving Insider: http://movinginsider.com/2012/10/10/boo-haul-halloween-costume-contest/
U-Haul was founded by a Navy veteran who grew up during the Great Depression. Tires and gas were still rationed or in short supply during the late 1940s when U-Haul began serving U.S. customers. Today, that background is central to the U-Haul Sustainability Program: "Serving the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Our commitment to reduce, reuse and recycle includes fuel-efficient moving vans, neighborhood proximity, moving box reuse, moving pads made from discarded material and packing peanuts that are 100% biodegradable. Learn more about these facts and others at uhaul.com/sustainability.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been the choice for the do-it-yourself mover. U-Haul customers' patronage has enabled the Company to maintain the largest rental fleet in the do-it-yourself moving industry which includes trucks, trailers and towing devices. U-Haul also offers storage throughout North America. The Company provides industry leading moving and storage boxes and an extended line of packing supplies to protect customer possessions. U-Haul is the consumer's number one choice as the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket. The Company supplies alternative-fuel for vehicles and backyard grills as one of the nation's largest retailers of propane.
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