Another Update: Click to read about and see the winning costume. The Halloween contest received more than 100 entries from communities across Long Island (out of nearly 2,700 entries from Patch sites across the United States). However, none from the Island was selected as a finalist.
Update: Lindy: Thank you for entering Patch's Halloween Kids' Costume Contest with Heidi Klum! The contest is now closed as of 9 p.m. on Halloween night, october 31, 2011. The grand prize winner will be chosen by Ms. Klum. Good luck, Lindy, and Happy Halloween!
Which kid in America has the most creative Halloween costume in the pumpkin patch? That's what Patch intends to find out with your photos and the help of celebrity judge Heidi Klum, who will select the Grand Prize winner.
The Grand Prize? Patch will whisk the winner to New York or Los Angeles for a two-day, three-night trip for two that includes a meet and greet with Heidi, plus a donation of $1,031 to a local charity of the winner's choice. Nine runners up will also get a $1,031 donation from Patch to a local charity of their choice.
Entering is easy. Just upload a photo of your child, 12 years of age or younger, in his or her costume to Lindenhurst Patch. Entries must be made by the parent or legal guardian of the child photographed. Full rules are .
Submissions must be received before 9 p.m. on night.
Good luck and be sure to support Heidi Klum’s efforts to feed the hungry. Visit Trick or Treat for UNICEF! And find more of Heidi’s Halloween favorites at heidiklum.aol.com.
Not sure how to upload your photos to Patch? Click for a quick visual tutorial.
And be sure to click for the upcoming Halloween 2011 festivities in and nearby Lindenhurst.