Say Cheese! It's ParentMap's Kid Selfies Photo Contest

Share your kids' creative self-portraits and you could win $1,500 worth of prizes!

Say cheese! It's ParentMap's Kid Selfies Photo Contest, sponsored by Verity Credit Union. 

The selfie is a cultural phenomenon that is here to stay and has even been named the modern artist's tool for self-discovery. We want to see how creative the next generation of selfie-takers can be, beyond the "duck face." 

Submit self-portraits taken by your budding photographer along with their creative descriptions and you'll be entered to win awesome prizes! 

This contest is now closed. See the winners here

Our online contest runs Jan. 20 through Feb. 8, 2015. Submit up to one new picture a day and vote on your favorite photo up to once per day. Invite your friends to vote on or submit their own photos, too. 

Winners will be chosen by ParentMap editors from the 20 photos with the most reader votes.

How to Enter:

Submit your snaps on our Facebook app to win these awesome prize packages (scroll down for full prize details). 

Grand Prize:

Total prize value: $600





Second Place Prize:

Total prize value: $416





Third Place Prize:

Total Prize value: $321




Fourth Place Prize:

Total prize value: $244




Photo Contest Guidelines

You can submit up to one photo a day. When you share the contest via social media (and please do!) please use the hashtag #KidSelfies

The Submission must be a digital photo;

The Submission must be entrant's original creation and owned one hundred percent (100%) by the entrant;

The Submission must demonstrate the Theme of the contest. ParentMap has sole discretion in determining if the photo demonstrates the theme.

Criteria for submission

The submission must demonstrate the theme of the contest, "Kid Selfies" and feature babies, children and families. ParentMap has sole discretion in determining that the photo demonstrates the theme.

The contest opens on Jan. 20, 2015 and ends on Feb. 8, 2015.

Entrants must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, and must be 18 years of age or older. Entrants must not be an employee of ParentMap and the entrant must not be involved in any part of the administration and execution of this giveaway. Entrants must not be an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a ParentMap employee.

By entering the giveaway, you agree to receive newsletters from ParentMap. We never sell, rent or share your email address or information. Read our giveaway rules and privacy policy for more details.

How and when winners are chosen

Editors will choose winners out of a pool of the top 20 submissions that have earned the most reader votes. We will announce the winners by Feb. 16, 2015. 

Use of photos

Upon entering one of ParentMap's photo contests, you are acknowledging and giving consent that your photo may be used on ParentMap's website, social media pages, print publications or email newsletters without compensation.

How to share

We'd love you to share the contest through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, by email, letter, pony express, however you share best! Please use hashtag #KidSelfies when you share, and tag ParentMap, too.


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