The leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and somewhere in the greater DC area Fox Mulder is reminding Dana Scully that she once had a crush on a vampire; Halloween is just around the corner, and that means the Annual XFN Pumpkin Carving Contest has arrived.

Do you need an excuse to make this holiday about The X-Files? Because this is it. Not only is this a great way to celebrate the ~spookiest~ day of the year, but the judge for this year’s contest is probably one of your favorite X-Files writers.

The always incredible Frank Spotnitz will make the final decision this year. So sharpen your carving instruments and bring your A game because the winner gets some cool XF goodies!

Here are the rules you need to know before you get started:

  • Your pumpkin must feature The X-Files in some way, but you already knew that because that’s why they put the I in FBI.
  • You can submit a pumpkin you didn’t carve for the contest, but not one you’ve submitted before.
  • You must send a photo of your pumpkin to contests[at]xfiles.news by 11:59pm PT on October 31st, 2016.
  • One entry per Phile.

If you’re having trouble getting inspired, check out the previous entries from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Happy carving, Philes!

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