UPDATE: Enter to Win 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: Because of hurricane Sandy, the contest has been extended to 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 Barrow 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 and 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.


Stephanie Gross October 17, 2012 at 05:15 AM
What a great costume, Susie!
Susie Williams October 18, 2012 at 02:43 AM
Thank you! He wanted something home made so we came up with this.
Stephanie Gross November 01, 2012 at 05:30 AM
Beautiful costumes, Mary!
Stephanie Gross November 02, 2012 at 06:40 PM
Andrea, That's too funny! Glad they had fun.
Stephanie Gross November 02, 2012 at 06:41 PM
The flea market is a great place to find costume pieces. Thanks for sharing the photo, Pat!
Stephanie Gross November 02, 2012 at 06:42 PM
Thanks for entering the contest, Jana. Annalyse looks as precious as can be in her bat wings.
Stephanie Gross November 05, 2012 at 01:26 AM
Fun costumes and great poses, Kristin. Thanks for entering!


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