He taught you how to tie a necktie and ride a bike, after repairing said bike with duct tape.

Dad wisdom - crafty, clever and ever-practical - is woven into the fabric of our identities.

Help celebrate the man who made you by submitting your best "Dad and Me" photo for a chance to win a free night of bowling and dinner for four at The Broadmoor's newest restaurant, Play.

Photos don't have to be recent, but they should tell a story.

The winner will be chosen by The Gazette staff. Entries must be submitted by June 9 at coloradosprings.com. The link to the "Dad and Me" Father's Day contest is on the right side of the page.

Stephanie Earls, The Gazette