The annual COLlive Purim Costume Contest, where you get to show off your dress up and win prizes, will be held this year solely on the online mobile photo and video sharing Instagram website.
Since opening this past year, Instagram.com/COLliveOfficial has quickly garnered a following of over 5,000 users. 523 photos were so far posted from Chabad happenings and simchas.
To join the contest, send a photo of your costume to @COLliveofficial on the social networking service or email to [email protected]
Entry must include contestant’s name, age and place of residence.
2 winners will be chosen by Instagram users based on the amount of likes/hearts they get. 2 additional photos will be getting an honorary mention on COLlive.com.
Deadline for entries is April 7, 2016.
The prizes are sponsored by Sterling Electronics, your number one source for all electronic and houseware needs. Based in Crown Heights at 369 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, Sterling has a great selection of home and office products.
Sterling carries a wide range of convenient electronics and housewares, including heaters, air conditioners, cameras, kitchen appliances, vacuums, and much more. Find them online at sterlingelectronics.com or call 718-756-9840.
First prize: $350 gift certificate to Sterling Electronics.
Second prize: $150 gift certificate to Sterling Electronics.
The annual contest features original and refreshing costume ideas that many times give a glimpse into the social fabric of the Chabad Lubavitch Jewish community around the globe.
Last year’s winners were Shalom Kugel from New York City dressed as President Obama, Mushky Yiftach from Los Angeles in a home-made ducktape dress and the Forer family of Toronto as gumball machines.
View the photos and send yours at Instagram.com/COLliveOfficial
Not sure what to be for Purim? Take this quiz created by Sydney Winnower for cteenconnection.com and discover your ultimate costume!