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Sci-Fi & Horror Tattoo Contest

As part of our celebration of all things sci-fi and horror during Blobfest, we invite you to share your inspired body art and celebrate the tattoo artists who inked the designs!

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Rules & Details:

  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Please keep it Rated G: we’re not able to accept photos of tattoos in questionable locations. If it’s NSFW, it’s not appropriate for this contest.
  • Entry will be denied if the tattoo you submit contains offensive content or verbiage or if an individual entrant has other tattoos that contain offensive content or verbiage.
  • Your tattoo should relate to Sci-Fi or Horror genres, themes, characters, films. This could include The Blob or The Colonial Theatre, but please don’t get a tattoo you’ll regret.
  • Submit a photo or several of your tattoo(s) along with what inspired you to ink the image and the name of the tattoo artist/tattoo parlor.
  • By Sunday, June 30th, email your photo to Carly at

Judging & Awards:

Contestants will be (lightly and lovingly) judged by a panel that includes the Contest sponsor.

The winner will be displayed on-screen all weekend long and wins complimentary drinks and film passes!


  • The Colonial Theatre is not responsible and cannot be held liable for the personal views and opinions of Blobfest contest entrants. This applies to the Costume Contest, Facade Decorating Contest, and Shorty’s Short Film Contest and any other contests occurring during a Blobfest Festival weekend.
  • Blobfest Contest entrants consent to be photographed unless they notify the theatre in writing in advance that they do not wish to be photographed during the festival year in question. The Colonial Theatre is under no obligation to publicize, utilize or share any images of contest entrants captured during Blobfest.
  • Blobfest Contest Entrants who troll, harass, bully or defame the Colonial Theatre, Colonial Staff or fellow (past or present) competitors, either in cyberspace/online or real life/offline, will be disqualified from participation in current and future Blobfest Contests.
  • Contest Entries for Blobfest should be Family Friendly. “Family Friendly” content is defined as adhering to the Motion Picture Association’s Classification and Rating Rules for G and PG rated films. A G-rated motion picture contains nothing in theme, language, nudity, sex, violence or other matters that, in the view of Colonial Theatre staff, would offend parents whose younger children view the motion picture. The G rating is not a “certificate of approval,” nor does it signify a “children’s” motion picture. Some snippets of language may go beyond polite conversation but they are common everyday expressions. No stronger words are present in G-rated motion pictures. Depictions of violence are minimal. No nudity, sex scenes or drug use are present in the motion picture. A PG-rated motion picture should be investigated by parents before they let their younger children attend. The PG rating indicates, in the view of Colonial Theatre staff, that parents may consider some material unsuitable for their children, and parents should make that decision. The more mature themes in some PG-rated motion pictures may call for parental guidance. There may be some profanity and some depictions of violence or brief nudity. But these elements are not deemed so intense as to require that parents be strongly cautioned beyond the suggestion of parental guidance. There is no drug use content in a PG-rated motion picture.
  • In any given year of Blobfest, additional rules specific to each Contest may apply and will be articulated on the Colonial Theatre’s website and in corresponding Facebook Event details.

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