This is a formal announcement by yours truly:
My 1st Costume Contest is taking place NOW!
1) Wear a costume or other festive attire.
2) Multiple submissions per household allowed.
3) Contest is open to dogs, cats, reptiles, rodents, birds, etc. !
4) There will only be one category this time: Best Costume!
5) The winner will get a surprise goody bag (HOW EXCITING)!
6) You have from now until October 31st, 11:59 p.m. to submit your pictures to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.