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Got a Great Pic? Show Us Your Patch of Michigan and Win, Week 14!

Hey Michigan! This is the last week to show us your Mitten pride in photos. The photo that best says 'Michigan' in content, tone and spirit will win our week 14 prize—a $50 gift certificate for Andiamo restaurants.

Got a cool Michigan pic on your phone or digital camera? Enter up to three of them into the Your Patch of Michigan photo contest this week!

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 14, which runs through noon, Sept. 4. 

The week 14 prize is a gift certificate for Andiamo restaurants, valued at $50.

entries show 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 Aug. 28-noon Sept. 4, 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 Sept. 4, 2012, 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

Leona Van Steenkiste Forray September 04, 2012 at 02:00 AM
I love your contest. There are so many beautiful pictures of Michigan I keep looking over and over at them. It encourages people to keep their cameras handy because you never know when the opportunity 'to snap' will arises. Thanks
Mike A September 08, 2012 at 02:39 PM
Has a winner been chosen yet? For week 14 or the final Grand Prize drawing?

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