NOW BOOKING FOR THE CUTEST KID: BACK-TO-SCHOOL & COSTUME CONTESTS!

General Rules

  1. No purchase necessary to enter.
  2. Only one entry per child (previous contestants may enter any contest for which their age qualifies, excluding previous 2017 Grand Prize and Runner-ups).
  3. Shotz Portrait Studio reserves the right to refuse any photograph which they deem unacceptable.
  4. By entering, the parent or legal guardian grants Shotz Portrait Studio the right to use and publish photographs from their session to further promote its service, including portfolio, website, display, advertisement, and editorial use.
  5. Any contest will be void if fewer than ten entries are received.
  6. Contest winners will be determined by the number of votes received for their child’s picture. Votes can be cast on Facebook/Instagram via “Likes” (in the official galleries only; reposts/shared post likes will not be counted), on Pinterest via “Pins” (from the official boards only; reposts will not be counted) and in the studio via ballot, and are limited to one Facebook vote, one Instagram vote, one Pinterest vote, and one in-studio vote per person. Voting totals will not be published and Shotz Portrait Studio reserves the right to disallow votes it suspects are invalid.
  7. The names of the winning children will not be published unless it is a part of the submitted photograph.
  8. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email.
  9. There is no cash value or substitute for prizes awarded.
  10. The 2017 Shotz Portrait Studio Cutest Kid Contests are the sole property of Shotz Portrait Studio, Inc., and the studio reserves the right to amend the contest at any time. Any changes to the rules and regulations will be published here.

Cutest Kid: Babies & Tots Rules

  1. The parent or legal guardian of the child must complete a contest entry form and select and approve submission of the photo from their January 2-31, 2017 session at Shotz Portrait Studio.
  2. The photo submitted must depict a single child under 3 years of age.
  3. Voting will run February 1, 2017 at 10am through February 13, 2017 at 8pm, with the Grand Prize winner receiving the greatest number of votes, and the runners-up receiving the 2nd and 3rd highest number of votes.
  4. The Grand Prize winner and the two runners-up will be announced Valentine’s Day, February 14th, both at shotzportraits.com and on social media.
  5. A grand prize will be awarded consisting of a $100 cash prize and a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session with a copyright license. The grand prize may be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.
  6. The two runners-up will be awarded a prize consisting of a high-resolution digital copy of their entire edited session. Runner-up prizes can be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.

Cutest Kid: Three-to-Fives Rules

  1. The parent or legal guardian of the child must complete a contest entry form and select and approve submission of the photo from their May 1-June 18, 2017 (previously May 1-31, 2017) session at Shotz Portrait Studio.
  2. The photo submitted must depict a single child at least 3 years of age but under 6 years.
  3. Voting will run June 19, 2017 at 10am through July 3, 2017 at 8pm (previously June 1-17, 2017), with the Grand Prize winner receiving the greatest number of votes, and the runners-up receiving the 2nd and 3rd highest number of votes.
  4. The Grand Prize winner and the two runners-up will be announced on July 4 (previously June 18, 2017), both at shotzportraits.com and on social media.
  5. A grand prize will be awarded consisting of a $100 cash prize and a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session with a copyright license. The grand prize may be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.
  6. The two runners-up will be awarded a prize consisting of a high-resolution digital copy of their entire edited session. Runner-up prizes can be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.

Cutest Kid: Back-To-School Rules

  1. The parent or legal guardian of the child must complete a contest entry form and select and approve submission of the photo from their September 1-October 12, 2017 session at Shotz Portrait Studio.
  2. The photo submitted must depict a single child at least 6 years of age but under 12 years.
  3. Voting will run October 13, 2017 at 10am through October 30, 2017 at 8pm, with the Grand Prize winner receiving the greatest number of votes, and the runners-up receiving the 2nd and 3rd highest number of votes.
  4. The Grand Prize winner and the two runners-up will be announced on October 31, both at shotzportraits.com and on social media.
  5. A grand prize will be awarded consisting of a $100 cash prize and a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session with a copyright license. The grand prize may be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.
  6. The two runners-up will be awarded a prize consisting of a high-resolution digital copy of their entire edited session. Runner-up prizes can be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winners.

Cutest Kid: Costume Contest Rules

  1. The parent or legal guardian of the child must complete a contest entry form and select and approve submission of the photo from their October 13-25, 2017 session at Shotz Portrait Studio.
  2. The photo submitted must depict a single child under 12 years of age.
  3. Voting will run October 26 at 10:00am to October 30 at 8pm, with the Grand Prize winner receiving the greatest number of votes.
  4. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Halloween, October 31, both at shotzportraits.com and on social media.
  5. A grand prize will be awarded consisting of a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session with a copyright license. The grand prize may be claimed immediately following the announcement of the winner.