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Compete in the third annual Evil Laugh Contest

2023 Evil Laugh Contest Winners

Thank you to all who participated in the third annual Evil Laugh Contest! To all the DC villains, big and small, we hope your spooky season was filled with spine-tingling laughs!

Contest Details

Something wicked this way comes...and it's you! We are heading into the fall and it is time for the DC Public Library’s third Annual Evil Laugh Contest.

What you do

Submit a 10-second video of yourself doing your most wicked, spine-tingling evil laugh.

Submit Your Video

What we do

Sit back and enjoy your videos all month. Select entries to include in a show-stopping compilation video to share on our YouTube page, and award trophies.

Who can participate?

Anybody or anything (your grandmother, your screaming baby, your pet guinea pig, all of your cousins, your school principal).

How long do I have to submit my video?

You have until Oct. 20 to film and submit your best impression of an evil-doer.

How do I win?

Trophies will be awarded in several categories such as, Best Vocals, Art Direction and Dramatic Performance. If you win, you must be able to pick up your prize at your local participating DC Public Library.

Need inspiration? Check out the most spine-tingling laughs from previous contest showcases. 

Audiences: All Ages
Type: Stories