How to Enter for a Chance to Win:

Sketch your design for a haunt to be featured in Ghost Ship Harbor 2017. Entries should be submitted on no more than 3 pages 8.5x11 with room size of  12 ft x 12 ft! Tell us what you see in your room, characters? Props? Whats on the walls? Or are there walls?  You tell us.   Explain the theme of the room you’ve designed and how it connects to the theme of our existing haunts.  Describe anything that may not be clear in your sketch. Is there audio?  What do the characters in the room look like, is there a script?  Bring it to life! Send your entry to [email protected] by June 20th.  Must include entrants name, age, phone number, email address and brief description of exactly what you are envisioning.

Entries will be narrowed down and scored on;

25% creativity

25% functionality

25% thematic relevance

25% scare factor

by our Ghost Ship Harbor team. It is possible that a public vote will be held in narrowing down the entries. If a vote occurs, Ghost Ship Harbor reserves rights to make the final decision on the winner.  A winner will be chosen and announced by June 25th, with the exception of a contest extension which may occur in the case of additional contest rounds

All contest entries will become the property of Ghost Ship Harbor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Ghost Ship Harbor Design Contest Rules:



Winners design will be brought to life and featured in Ghost Ship Harbor 2017! The winner will receive a $500 cash prize, a pair of VIP tickets to Ghost Ship Harbor’s opening weekend fall 2017 and a Ghost Ship Harbor t-shirt! Tickets are valid for any night of our opening weekend and are VIP fast pass tickets.  Prize valued at $550.

Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Ghost Ship Harbor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value.  Winners may not request prize substitution.  Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner.  Winners must have included in entry: your name, age, phone number, email address and give a brief description of exactly what you are envisioning. Winner will be notified and given 30 days to claim prize. Prizes not claimed within the 30-day period will be forfeited.


All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in one of the 6 New England states (MA, NH, RI, CT ME, VT).  Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Ghost Ship Harbor, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Ghost Ship Harbor or any of the promotion sponsors are not eligible to participate in any contest presented by Ghost Ship Harbor.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.”  There is no entry limit per person; multiple entries will be scored against each other as with any other entry.


By entering, all participants agree to release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Ghost Ship Harbor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won.  BY accepting the prize Winner (and their guests, if any) will release Ghost Ship Harbor and its affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.


Ghost Ship Harbor undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at any event relating to the contest, by the winner and/or winner’s guest(s).  Ghost Ship Harbor is not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Winners must inspect their prizes before leaving the designated prize pickup location.  Ghost Ship Harbor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest.  If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Ghost Ship Harbor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).


Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Ghost Ship Harbor and promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant's name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness without compensation.


Ghost Ship Harbor will report the total value of each prize to the IRS and will furnish winners with a federal Form 1099 if over $600.  Winners must provide their social security number to Ghost ship Harbor for tax reporting purposes, and are solely responsible for payment of all taxes incurred as a result of the award of a prize.


Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.  Ghost Ship Harbor reserves the right to rule ineligible contestants who, in Ghost Ship Harbor’s sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Ghost Ship Harbor or its affiliates.  Ghost Ship Harbor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and these Official Rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement.  By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the judges, who are employees of Ghost Ship Harbor and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding.  Copies of written contest rules and the list of winners are available at for 60 days after the contest concludes.

As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Boston, MA having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of Massachusetts, without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and Ghost Ship Harbor hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.‍‍‍

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