Shotz Portrait Studio’s Cutest Kid:
Costume Contest

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Enter with a session:
October 1 – October 23

Vote online and in-studio:
October 24 – October 30

Announcement of Winners:
October 31 (Halloween)

Grand Prize Winner:
$100 cash
Free Your Session Portrait Package

Runners-Up (2):
Free Your Session Portrait Package
  1. No purchase necessary to enter.
  2. Entry photo must be selected from a session through Shotz Portrait Studio between October 1 and October 23, 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.
  3. Entry photo must depict a single child under 12 years of age, in costume.
  4. The parent or legal guardian of the child must complete a contest entry form and select and approve submission of the entry photo by end-of-business October 23, 2018. If an entry form has been completed but no photo has been selected, the studio may choose the entry.
  5. Only one entry per child (previous Cutest Kid contestants may enter, provided they fall within the qualifying age range and have not been a grand prize winner in any prior contest through Shotz Portrait Studio).
  6. Shotz Portrait Studio reserves the right to refuse any photograph which they deem unacceptable.
  7. By entering, the parent or legal guardian grants Shotz Portrait Studio the right to use and publish photographs from their entry session to further promote its service, including portfolio, website, display, advertisement, and editorial use.
  8. Contest will be void if fewer than ten entries are received.
  9. Voting will run October 24, 2018 at 10am to October 30, 2018 at 6pm.
  10. Votes can be cast on Facebook via React (Like, Love, etc.), Instagram via Like, and in the studio via ballot. Voting on Pinterest has been discontinued.
  11. Each person can cast up to three votes: once via Facebook, once via Instagram, and once via in-studio ballot.
  12. Voting totals will not be published or announced.
  13. Shotz Portrait Studio reserves the right to disallow votes it suspects are invalid.
  14. Contest winners will be determined by the combined number of votes received for their child’s picture, with the Grand Prize winner receiving the greatest number of votes, and the runners-up receiving the 2nd and 3rd highest number of votes.
  15. A Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of a $100 cash prize and a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session, with copyright license.
  16. Two Runners-Up will be awarded consisting of a $100 cash prize and a full-resolution digital copy of an entire edited session, with copyright license.
  17. The Grand Prize winner and Runners-Up will be announced on Halloween, October 31, 2018 at 1pm via Facebook, Instagram, and on this page. Prizes may be claimed immediately following the announcement of winners.
  18. The names of the contestants will not be published by Shotz Portrait Studio unless it is a part of the submitted photograph.
  19. Winners will be notified via phone, email, and/or letter.
  20. There is no cash value for prizes awarded, nor will there be substitutions unless the product or service is no longer offered, at which point a suitable replacement will be made at Shotz Portrait Studio’s sole discretion.
  21. The Cutest Kid Contests are the sole property of Shotz Portrait Studio, and the studio reserves the right to amend the contest at any time.
2018 Cutest Kid: Costume Contest | Presented by Shotz Portrait Studio