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Photo Contest: Show Us Your Patch of Michigan and Win, Week 10!

Got a cool Michigan picture? Week 10 of our photo contest is here. Show us your Michigan pride in photos from anywhere in the state and you could win cool prizes.

Got a cool pic of your summer vacation or snowy vista? Enter the Your Patch of Michigan photo contest this summer!

You don't need to be a professional photographer to win. The single qualification for photos you submit is that they say "Michigan." If it oozes "Michigan," it qualifies.

Each weekly winner will earn a prize, and we're in week 10. 

This week's prize is coffee and dessert, in the form of two gift cards valued at $25 each: one for Biggby Coffee and the other for Just Baked.

Last week, more than 126 photos were submitted to the contest, showing off some of what is the best Michigan has to offer – and more importantly, what Michigan means to each person. Previous winners can be viewed 

After Labor Day, we'll pick a grand prize winner from all of the weekly winners.

The grand prize winner will receive a certificate for a two-night stay at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island (to be used before Oct. 31, 2013, and blackout dates and other restrictions may apply). The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $600.

How to enter Your Patch of Michigan contest

Here's how you can enter: We have a few photos here to start things out. To add your own images, first become a registered Patch user if you aren't already, then add to the photo gallery on this page.

In the photo caption area, be sure to include your real, full name and the place where the photo was taken, as well as any other relevant information about what the photo shows. The email address you use to register with Patch must be a working one so we can reach you should we have questions or should you be selected as a winner.

Each week, we'll have a new gallery and a new winner.

This week's photos will be judged from entries submitted July 31-Aug. 5, 2012.

The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. And this wouldn't be a contest without a . Please, no more than three (3) entries per person per week. The winner will be selected each Monday, and must respond to notification within 48 hours.

If you aren't quite sure how to upload a photos, check out our  to uploading photos to Patch. If you still have trouble or have questions, email Regional Editor Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey at clare.ramsey@patch.com

Heidi Erlandson August 05, 2012 at 09:12 PM
I uploaded a picture for the contest but I don't see it in the line up. Why?
Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey August 06, 2012 at 04:19 AM
Heidi, it appears to be photo No. 198. Thanks for the entry.
Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey August 06, 2012 at 04:37 AM
Week 10 is closed. To enter week 11, click here: http://rochester.patch.com/articles/week-11-of-the-your-patch-of-michigan-photo-contest-is-here#photo-10751203
M.M. August 09, 2012 at 08:55 PM
who won week 10??
Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey August 09, 2012 at 09:04 PM
We're announcing the winner shortly.

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