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Photo Contest Winners!

Congrats to the winners of our first photo contest. Take a look at the winning submissions below.

First, our grand prize goes to Luke and Brant. Luke (left) decided to celebrate his sixth birthday by going to his first Padres game with his friend (and dad, of course).

Our first runner up is Justin, who came  to the May 19 game and got a shot with the Aztec band. I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN!

And finally, our second runner up is David, who sent in this artsy shot of Luke Gregerson watching the game from the bullpen.

It’s as simple as that, folks. Come to a game, take a picture, come to another game on us. Keep an eye out for our next contest. Got an idea for a good contest? Leave a comment with your thoughts.

Pregame thoughts and reminders

Steve Fisher, D.J. Gay and company are on their way to PETCO Park for tonight’s festivities. D.J. is going to throw out the first pitch and the SDSU Pep Band will perform the National Anthem.

The photo contest continues through the entire homestand, so be sure to take your pictures and submit them to Winners will be announced at the end of next week.

Finally, do yourself a favor and check out Chris Denorfia’s Wikipedia page. Thanks to Darren Smith and Andy Masur for pointing out this gem.

Photo Contest!

From time to time, we plan to give out some tickets and other goodies to you readers.

Sound too good to be true? That’s because it is. You’ll have to earn your prizes. Introducing our first (hopefully of many) photo contest. Submit your best photo by emailing it to and we’ll pick the winner. The best photo will get four tickets to an upcoming Padres game of your choice, with consolation prizes for runner-ups.

Here’s the trick…your submission must be a photo of you at a Padres game this upcoming homestand (May 18-25), which means there must be proof in the photo (think scoreboard, visiting team, etc.). Entries will be judged on creativity, hilarity, beauty and/or anything else we deem worthy. Bonus point if your picture is taken with the Friar.

Winners will be announced at the end of next week. Good luck!

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