Published: August 02, 2012

AVON, Ohio (August, 2012) – It's frightening how much fun you can have with Duck Tape® -- and Duck®brand is daring you to get scary creative this Halloween by entering the Stick or Treat™ Jack-O-Lantern Contest to win a $1,000 cash grand prize.

The Duck® brand Stick or Treat™ Contest invites you to decorate your own unique real or artificial pumpkin using the more than 100 Duck Tape® colors and prints, including Blaze Orange, Red and Skulls. With Duck Tape®, you can create anything from a fun pumpkin bowling alley to a scary, sticky version of Dracula’s lair. Check out for inspiration and to see last year's winners, as well as how-to tips and videos.

This year, Duck® brand is introducing new Candy Corn and Purple Spider Duck Tape® rolls, perfect for personalizing any trick-or-treat bag or Halloween craft. Also new are Glow in the Dark Rolls and Sheets. Glow Sheets are available in assorted adhesive shapes, including moons, stars, circles, stripes, numbers and letters -- ideal for giving spooky ambience to your Halloween collage, costume or haunted house. Duck Tape® Sheets also come in a variety of colors, which are great for large designs or making a background to any spooky creation. Hot Rod™ print can give your Halloween scene a fiery feel, or you can trace a shadowy ghost onto a black 8.25” x 10” sheet, peel off the backing, and frighten anyone who dares come near.

The Stick or Treat™ Jack-O-Lantern Contest starts September 4, 2012 and ends on November 1, 2012. Enter your duct tape jack-o-lantern by submitting a photograph to A panel of judges will choose winners based on originality, workmanship, use of color, and quantity of duct tape used.

The winners of the contest will be announced on or around November 16, 2012.

The first place prize in the contest is $1,000. The second place winner will receive $500 and the third place winner will receive $250.

Be as creative as you dare this Halloween with Duck® brand's Stick or Treat™ Jack-O-Lantern Contest!

To see the latest duct tape creations, or share your masterpiece, visit


An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes more than 140 colors, prints and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and prints such as Mustache, Graffiti and Zig-Zag.

Duck Tape® is marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and the Duck® brand, which offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office. Visit for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than five million fans on Facebook®(, following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest®( or watching us on YouTube® (

ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter’s Mate Green®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip®brands. Visit for more information.

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