With Halloween just around the corner now is the perfect time to start making an awesome costume for 2011 because honestly, this type of thing takes real dedication folks.

Submit your pictures via the upload page and make sure to select the checkbox for the costume contest so we know you're eligible.

The deadline for submissions is November 5th @ 5PM and winners will be announced the following Monday. And don't forget to check out the winners from 2009.

$300 for 1st place, $150 for 2nd place and $50 for 3rd place. Who said you couldn't break even on your winning costume?