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Last Chance: Enter to Win $5,000 in Patch’s Best Halloween Costume in America Contest

Entry period closes tonight at 11:59 p.m.! We're searching for the best Halloween costume in the land. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000 from Patch. There's also a $250 "best in the state" prize.

It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest.

Last year, the , won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize!

Adults and children are eligible to enter. Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past.

Here’s how to enter:

  • Simply click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first make sure you’re a registered Patch user).

  • Then add a caption with the name of the person in the photo and a description of the costume. To add a caption, click “Edit Photo” after uploading the image and fill in the caption line. Then click “Finished Editing.”

The contest runs from Oct. 15 to Nov. 1. National judges will choose 21 finalists from each Patch state and select one grand prize winner based on who has the most creative and innovative costume (we've combined North Carolina & South Carolina for this contest, as well as Washington D.C. and Virginia). Each state finalist will receive $250 and one grand prize winner will receive $5,000.

If your costume is the best in California and will put all others to shame, enter our contest now for the chance to win $5,000.

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Lilea Duran November 05, 2012 at 11:50 PM
When will the winners be announced? :)
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) November 05, 2012 at 11:59 PM
After the election, that's for sure! There's probably info in the rules pdf, but flooding in NYC, where our company is headquartered, may have delayed things a bit. I'll definitely announce it though, when they let us know.

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