It's already been an awesome summer here at the Jersey Shore, and we certainly have the hard work and dedication of South Jersey lifeguards to thank for keeping our pools, lakes, and beaches safe. They're the real summer heroes, and one of the best ways you can thank them is by voting for your favorite!

Our job of narrowing down the finalists was not easy, and we thank everyone who nominated a lifeguard. As much as we would love to give everyone the grand prize, it is up to YOU to decide who ultimately wins!

Just a reminder, if you're voted South Jersey's Favorite Lifeguard 2018, we'll be hooking you up with tickets and limo to see EITHER Maroon 5 in Philly on October 12th OR Bruno Mars in Philly on September 20th! The CHOICE is yours!

Plus, we'll set you up with a $100 dinner gift card and a commemorative plaque from Pineland Engraving recognizing your awesome achievement!

Scroll through all of our awesome finalists in the gallery, then cast your vote in the poll below. You can vote once per hour.

Voting ends Thursday, July 19th at 11:59 pm EST. Winner will be announced on Friday, July 20th. 

*Contest is for New Jersey residents only. Finalists MUST currently be a lifeguard in one of the following counties - Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Ocean.