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Evite® Partners with Awkward Family Photos™ for Back to School Photo Contest


LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As parents and kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Evite, the world's leading digital platform for bringing people together, is helping them celebrate with a throwback to those oh-so-awkward school photos. Evite today launched a partnership with Awkward Family Photos for a Back to School photo contest with a $1,000 prize.

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Evite is inviting everyone to share their awkward school photos in the #AwkwardAwards photo contest for a chance to win a $1,000 Visa gift card. The contest runs through the month of August, with the photo submission period lasting from August 1–13, 2017, and voting running from August 14–31, 2017. 

Evite employees are also joining in the fun by sharing their own awkward school photos in a video posted on, social media, and accompanying this release.

"We are happy to partner with Awkward Family Photos for a contest that we hope will inspire our customers to get excited about the start of school," said Kristy Gharabally, Director of Corporate Communication of Evite. "Whether our customers have been camera ready since their school days or not, the #AwkwardAwards photo contest is a fun way to reminisce about the excitement of going back to school."

For complete contest details, click here.

To view Evite's invitations for Back to School parties, click here.

About Awkward Family Photos ( launched in 2009 and within a week, the site was receiving millions of visitors and hundreds of thousands of submissions from around the world. Since then, Awkward Family Photos has grown into a popular humor brand, releasing five books (including a #1 New York Times bestseller), a greeting card line, receiving two Webby awards, and being named one of the top 10 comedy websites by The site has received worldwide press and been featured on The Today Show, The View, The Tonight Show, ABC News, Nightline, Good Morning America, Time, People, Esquire, and Entertainment Weekly. The Awkward Family Photos Museum Exhibition debuted to record-breaking crowds and will be touring the United States and Canada through 2019.

About Evite (
Evite is the world's leading digital platform for bringing people together. With free, easy-to-use invitation designs, inspirational video content, and a private sharing feed for photos and conversations, Evite makes coming together face-to-face effortless and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users. The company currently sends 20,000 invitations every hour and handles hundreds of millions of RSVPs every year. One in four people in the United States receives at least one Evite invitation each year, and the company has sent over 2 billion event invitations in its history. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, attributed to the Liberty Ventures Group (NASDAQ: LVNTA, LVNTB). (PRNewsFoto/Evite)" alt="Evite - (PRNewsFoto/Evite)"/>

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