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UPDATE: Enter to Win Patch’s Best Halloween Costume in America Contest

We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter for a chance to win $5,000.

UPDATED Nov. 1 at 8 a.m. - contest deadline extended until Nov. 5.

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. 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 & 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 Georgia and will put all others to shame, enter our contest now for the chance to win $5,000.

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Kristi Reed (Editor) October 15, 2012 at 07:12 PM
Zombie doctor is scary!!
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 17, 2012 at 10:54 AM
What a cute little Hershey's kiss!
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew October 20, 2012 at 05:17 AM
Yawn .... Not if your covered under United HealthCare, just another day in paradise ... (Smiles)
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew October 20, 2012 at 05:27 AM
I'm still waiting for the one who dresses up as the Federal Budget, NOW that's scary! The best part is since we haven't seen one in 3 years, who knows what it would even look like now? BRAHAWAAWAH Thriller Voice-Over Session (1982) Vincent Price http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgDSXlXkJv4
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 20, 2012 at 11:59 AM
R - I think that would be a great costume. You should enter! All you have to do is upload a photo. As Ed McMahon always said, you can't win if you don't enter.
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 20, 2012 at 05:28 PM
I love Legos! What a cute idea!
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 26, 2012 at 11:16 AM
That's a great Alice in Wonderland costume!
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 31, 2012 at 10:29 AM
The "My Little Pony of the Apocalypse" costume is amazing!
Kristi Reed (Editor) October 31, 2012 at 10:57 PM
I have never seen a dictionary costume. Great idea!
Kristi Reed (Editor) November 01, 2012 at 09:55 AM
Chad, I don't know which is better - the costume or the back story! I love it!
Kristi Reed (Editor) November 01, 2012 at 08:40 PM
I love the zombie prom queen costume! Thanks for entering!
Kristi Reed (Editor) November 02, 2012 at 09:14 AM
Oh my goodness - I first thought that was actually a photo of a baby doll! What a sweet little face!

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