Time To Vote In The Back To School Photo Contest!

Patch users shared their favorite first day of school photos with Patch – and now it is time to vote! The winner receives a $50 gift card!

Patch loves the first day of school, and now we know you do too, based on the number of entries we received in our .

We extended the entries for a day to accommodate for the Tuesday first day for many districts. Now we have chosen our Top 10, and it is time to vote in the comments,

To vote, please refer to the photo number (top right corner above the picture).

Voting in the comments section of the article will begin at 4 a.m., Sept. 6 and end at 5 p.m., Sept. 8. The photo with the most comments will win a $50 gift card.

Some more important information:

  • Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older.
  • To enter, upload a photo to this article.
  • All entries must be received by 5 p.m., Sept. 4, 2012 Eastern Time.
  • You may enter one photo.
  • Patch editors will choose 10 photos, which will advance to the voting round. Patch readers can vote for their favorite photos by posting in the comments on the article.
  • Prize for the winning photo is a $50 gift card or a prize package of equal or greater value.
  • for complete Official Rules.



Chris Schroll September 06, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Go Emily!
Kelly September 06, 2012 at 12:13 PM
#5 very sweet.......and nice to see a daddy involved!
David Forman September 06, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Lisa September 06, 2012 at 12:58 PM
Number 8 gets my vote, it shows both sides of going back to school and the kids are so cute.
christine bryan September 06, 2012 at 01:12 PM
I vote #7 - Go Emily!!!
Sarah September 06, 2012 at 01:27 PM
Maria Novak September 06, 2012 at 02:10 PM
Number 10 please. Cutest boys ever!!!!
Sheryl September 06, 2012 at 02:10 PM
#5. I love the father helping the son
Anne September 06, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Photo number 20! She looks so excited to be back at school!!!!!!
Karen's Dog Training Blog September 06, 2012 at 02:48 PM
Number 5!
Laura Strange September 06, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Number 4
Jessica Lister September 06, 2012 at 05:54 PM
#8 - joy and pain
Paula Down September 06, 2012 at 06:59 PM
4 is my vote. The boys are really, cute
Hop Meadow Country Club September 06, 2012 at 07:18 PM
#4 is sweet ~
Christine Briggs September 06, 2012 at 07:31 PM
# 8.
Diane September 06, 2012 at 09:44 PM
I vote # 9 Too cute
Carolyn Clement September 06, 2012 at 10:25 PM
Photo #9 - that's a kid that had a great first day of school!
Cristina Ramsay September 06, 2012 at 11:09 PM
Photo #8 gets my vote! Thanks.
Carol O'Keefe September 07, 2012 at 12:29 AM
#7 good luck Emily!
Ardyce Bresett September 07, 2012 at 02:02 AM
#9 looks like she had a great day and can't wait to tell Mom & Dad about it.
Annemarie Mason September 07, 2012 at 02:11 AM
# 5. Nothing more special then a father helping his son become a man
Jared Patnode September 07, 2012 at 02:26 AM
#9 is the best look how cute she is!!!!!
whtfd September 07, 2012 at 02:31 AM
#5- father and son- so special!
janet flynn September 07, 2012 at 02:38 AM
#5 the dad, is hevthinking? "this is important stuff and tricky - I need to focus !"
Alison Dupuis September 07, 2012 at 08:07 AM
# 9 shows the first day excitement all over her face!
Renata Ranaldi September 08, 2012 at 01:01 AM
I agree! Renata
Elicia R. September 08, 2012 at 11:29 AM
# 9 - great shot of her jumping in the air, happy girl!
Paula Down September 08, 2012 at 12:51 PM
#4. The boys are so excited. Marcie the mom must have her hands full
Nikki Perry September 08, 2012 at 01:59 PM
I vote #9. I love the look and the action!
Elissa Bass September 08, 2012 at 10:21 PM
Thanks for voting! Voting is closed.


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