Cute Kids Contest

Hey kid and adult amateur photographers…

The Official Kids Mag Cute Kids Contest is here!

To enter just grab your camera – or your phone – and have a friend, sibling or your adult start taking pictures of you. Even a selfie will work.

Pick one of photo to submit to the Official Kids Mag Cute Kid Contest and you could WIN a professional photo shoot, an Official Kids Mag Christmas prize package and get your photo on the cover of the December issue of Official Kids Mag and at

Upload those photos and enter online at no later than Friday, August 31 at 5 p.m. Check out the “Contests” page at for contest complete rules.

Snap, your entered. It’s easy!


One winner will be chosen and runners up will be featured in a Official Kids Mag Christmas photo spread inside the magazine.



  • The contest is open to kids between 5 and 12 years of age. (K-6th grade).
    — An adult and their kid must complete the entry form and consent release.
    — One (1) entry per kid will be accepted.
    — All information must be submitted for the entry to be accepted.
    — Photos submitted must adhere to the contest photo guidelines.
    — Photos will be judged by a panel of professional photographers and designers.
    — The decision of the judges is final.
    — The prize has no cash value and may not be exchanged or bartered.
    — Photos must be submitted in the highest quality possible and, when available, in their original file size and format.
    — Photos will be judged based on overall quality.
  • Official Kids Mag reserves the right to reject and entry.
    — Official Kids Mag reserves the right to use in marketing materials without restriction in print, online and in social media channels.
    — Upload images with the original pixel size (unless cropped). Do not scale and do not change the resolution.
    — Must be uploaded in JPEG format with high quality compression. We will use winning images for high quality reproduction.— Failure to comply with contest guidelines will lead to disqualification.
    — Only entries uploaded and submitted via the entry web site will be accepted.
  • All photos must be takes between March1 and August 31, 2018.

The small print:

By entering, you represent that: (i) your entry is your own original work; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the contest. By entering, you grant to Official Kids Mag an exclusive, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law).

By participating in the contest, you agree to release Official Kids Mag and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for damages.

Official Kids Mag and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents are not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, in any contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant’s ability to enter the contest. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules and to permanently disqualify from the Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules.


IMPORTANT NOTE: All photos must accurately reflect the subject matter as it appeared in the viewfinder. Nothing should be added to an image, and aside from dust spots, nothing should be taken away. Normal processing of RAW image files and minor adjustments to color and contrast are acceptable, as is minimal cropping. HDR and focus stacking are permitted as long as all manipulation is disclosed upon entry

The small print:

One photo per entrant. By submitting a photo and signing the release you consent to allow Official Kids Mag to publish your photo without restriction in any and all media marketing and promotional materials. To be chosen photos must meet Official Kids Mag cover photo quality guidelines.
The contest is open to all amateur photographers.
Photo must be in color.
Photos must be in a portrait (Vertical) orientation.
Photos must be in digital format.
Photos must be in high resolution and at least 8-inches wide and 10-inches tall at 300 dpi of higher in jpg format.
You must include the name of the subject, their age, address, email address, contact phone number of a parent or legal guardian and the approximate date the photo was taken.
Upload those photos no later than Friday, August 31 at 5 p.m.

Photos will be judged by an Official Kids Mag panel of professionals, and be judged based on overall quality, composition, subject personality and suitability. To be considered a kid must be between the ages of 5 and 12 at the time of the photo.