- 5 Pumpkins signifies high impact scares

- 4 Pumpkins signifies numerous scares

- 3 Pumpkins signifies moderate scares

- 2 Pumpkins signifies low scares

- 1 Pumpkin signifies no scares

- 1 Skull is added to Extreme Haunts who have gone above and beyond and have delivered the scares to drive true terror into our very souls!

Rating Categories

Design: Scenery, set design, props, animatronics, background, etc are all looked at to see how the attraction has set the stage for a frightening experience.

Actors: Makeup, costumes, scare effect are all looked at to ensure that actors are giving fans the scariest experience imagineable.

Theme: Is there a storyline? Can it be followed? Is there an obvious theme? Does the theme allow for a frightening experience? Does it set the mood for the night?

Scare Factor: Ability to deliver scares effectively, actor delivery, set/prop design, effective use of scare tactics. 

Overall Rating: Taking everything into account and overall experience in all attractions or events.