Rock of Ages Awkward 80′s Photo Contest!

Congratulations to Katie and her siblings for letting their true colors come shining through and winning the Awkward 80′s contest! Katie receives signed copies (by the authors) of the New York Times-bestselling Awkward Family Photos books, the Awkward Family Photos board game, official movie merchandise, and a Fender electric guitar signed by Diego Boneta, one of the stars of Rock of Ages!

See all the finalists below! Check out all the submissions here! Read the official rules here.

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Drawn Together

“This is a photo of myself and my brother and sister wearing one of the worst Christmas presents from the late 80′s. My great aunt crocheted these matching sweaters for us and thought we would love them. We were forced to wear them to the theater when we went to see Home Alone. Embarrassing to say the least.”

 37255 Votes

Submitted by Katie • May 30th, 2012 • 12 Comments »

Denim Days

“I am the little girl who looks to be about 40 years old and that’s my brother on the right. My mother wanted our portraits done and we didn’t want to be anywhere near each other so she bribed us with candy bars to stand back to back like best buds. Oh yeah, and clad entirely in denim. Why did we all have those giant glasses in the 80′s? I look like Tootsie.”

 31201 Votes

Submitted by Kristin • June 5th, 2012 • 16 Comments »

Half Mesh, All Man

“This is a picture of my mother’s two younger brothers and our uncle. My Uncle Mike is the hairy one in the half mesh, cut-off shirt with the socks pulled up, the one next to him is his younger brother Craig, and the one next to Craig is my Uncle Ron. This was at a family picnic back in the 1980′s. My Uncle Mike was obviously the most fashionable of the bunch.”

 20921 Votes

Submitted by Jessica • June 5th, 2012 • 10 Comments »

Glamour Girls

“A photo of my dear friend and her mom and sister.”

 14266 Votes

Submitted by Katie • May 30th, 2012 • 10 Comments »

Gameboys

 5853 Votes

Submitted by Melissa • May 30th, 2012 • 8 Comments »

A Touch of Pink

“This is me, heading out to my BFF’s bat mitzvah at age 13. what you can’t see is that there’s a bow that matches the one on my shoulder on the back of my head.”

 4586 Votes

Submitted by Nina • May 30th, 2012 • 49 Comments »

Ordinary People

“It’s ’82 and I’m the dumbfounded baby with a mullet.”

 4131 Votes

Submitted by Jeanette • May 30th, 2012 • 9 Comments »

Strike a Pose 2

“This is a picture of me in 1986. I was 12 years old and, as you can tell by my pose, very confident and sassy. I had checked myself in the mirror only minutes before this photo was taken and was quite convinced that I was looking pretty good!! I had my mullet, which had been meticulously curled with hot rollers and sprayed with a generous mist of Aqua Net. I had my flannel paisley Esprit shirt with the collar up. And, finally, I had my glasses. The glasses that I myself had selected after my previous pair had been tragically broken in a sledding accident. I remember they were Diane von Furstenberg and was so proud that they were from the women’s section of LensCrafters.”

 3714 Votes

Submitted by Jennifer • June 7th, 2012 • 12 Comments »

Blending In

“This is me , little bro, and little sis camping (in the 80′s) in Yellowstone.”

 3448 Votes

Submitted by Bridget • June 6th, 2012 • 2 Comments »

Punked

“Yep, this is my family. It’s from 1986. Need I say more?”

 3371 Votes

Submitted by Jeff • May 30th, 2012 • 3 Comments »