Which Are Your Favorites Among our Holiday Photo Finalists?

It's time to vote among the finalists in five categories in our Patch Holiday Photo contest. Winners each get $100 in prizes.

We asked and you delivered! Thanks for dozens of entries into the Patch Holiday Photo Contest that started the day after Thanksgiving. You submitted your photos in five categories. Now our judges have narrowed the list to five finalists in each category.

So it's your turn to vote. Link the links below to see the finalists in each category, then vote in the poll to choose your favorite. Winners in each category get $100 worth of prizes.

We're sponsoring this contest with the St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau, which is eager to see how you celebrate Christmastime with your friends and family. You might even see some of your pictures in the CVB's Christmas promotions!


Christmas in St. Charles County: Which photo captures the spirit that makes the holidays uniquely "St. Charles" for you?

Christmas on Historic Main Street: Which photo seems to capture the theme of Christmas in the historic district best?

Traditional: Do you have a favorite photo that captures that Norman Rockwell moment, or evokes an image that memorializes a regular tradition in your family?

Decorations: Which photo shows us the most interesting, amazing, charming or jolly decorations!

Humorous: Which is the most wonderfully amusing holiday photo among this bunch?

Patch readers can vote from now through 5 p.m., Dec. 19, 2012. We'll announce the winners on Dec. 20.

Here's what the lawyers want you to know about the Patch Holiday Photo Contest.

  • It's open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia who are 18 and older.
  • To enter, click the links above and upload your pictures into the appropriate category. Remember to give us caption information and a correct email address when you sign-in, or we can't reach you!
  • All entries must be received by 5 p.m., Dec. 10, 2012, St. Louis time.
  • You may enter as often as you like.
  • Photos become the property of the St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • Five finalists will be selected in each category; final winners in each category will be selected by a vote of Patch readers.
  • Each category winner will receive a gift basket worth $100 that includes a $20 Gift Card to Quintessential’s; a $25 Gift Card to the Winery of the Little Hills; two bottles of Missouri Wine plus wine glasses; several other St. Charles giveaway items; a selection of nifty Patch merchandise.
  • Click on the attached PDF to see the official rules.
Bonnie Susan Horner December 12, 2012 at 02:14 PM
Funny and cute.
Sharon Miller December 12, 2012 at 08:10 PM
Really, these red and white "tights"! come on Mom. I just thought the pix was cute! But those darn "tights" were always so restricting!! I'm guessing anyway that's how that little person is thinking!! Really,really cute!
Elizabeth O'Fallon December 13, 2012 at 01:19 AM
Love the crying baby pic!


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