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ENDED: Patch's Best Halloween Costume in America Contest

We're searching for the Best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.

UPDATE: Due to the postponement of many Halloween activities in the area, this contest's deadline has been pushed to Monday, Nov. 5, at 11:59 p.m.

We will be announcing a winner on Nov. 12.

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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 family members from this Halloween or from years past.

Here's how to enter:

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

  • Then, add a caption for your photo with the name of the person in the photo and a description of his or her costume. To add a caption, click "Edit Photo" after uploading your image and fill in the caption line. Then, click "Finished Editing."

Our contest runs from Oct. 15 to Nov. 5. 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 and South Carolina for this contest, as well as Washington, DC, and Virginia). Each state finalist will receive $250, and one grand prize winner will receive $5,000.

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

For official contest rules, please click here.

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Robert Edward Healy, III October 25, 2012 at 03:09 AM
Another awesome local entry!
cc October 25, 2012 at 02:10 PM
Love the cupcake costume. So cleaver.
Cynthia S October 26, 2012 at 05:51 PM
So cute! Love halloween and the kiddos! Good job BW Patch!!
Robert Edward Healy, III October 29, 2012 at 04:28 PM
More photos added!!
Mary November 02, 2012 at 02:12 AM
Cant find the green upload button on page. Please help
Robert Edward Healy, III November 02, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Mary, see "Upload Photos and Videos" near the top of this page? There are two "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons—above and below the existing photos. Click on either one of them.
Robert Edward Healy, III November 02, 2012 at 02:24 AM
They keep comin'. These are awesome!
RL November 02, 2012 at 02:31 AM
The little witch and skeleton of Nabeel's is adorable!
Billee November 03, 2012 at 01:44 PM
Thanks for sharing and good luck to everyone. Although I have a soft spot for Jessie and her horse. They would ride off into the sunset as winners if I were the contest judge. Awesome homemade Idea mom. I loved the movie Toy Story! I watch it every now and then when I'm down in the dumps! lol :)
Robert Edward Healy, III November 04, 2012 at 12:51 AM
More coming in!
cc November 04, 2012 at 03:03 AM
I say the top costume so far is the cupcake. But they are all adorable.
Robert Edward Healy, III November 05, 2012 at 05:36 PM
Enter by 11:59 tonight!
Margaret French November 05, 2012 at 06:37 PM
I like the zombie bride and the chicken.
Tony cortazzo November 06, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Can't see the upload pic button
Robert Edward Healy, III November 06, 2012 at 03:14 AM
Tony, near the top of the page are two green "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons. They are above and below the photo gallery.
Robert Edward Healy, III November 06, 2012 at 05:00 AM
And that'll do it! Thank you for the entries, and good luck!!

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