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Gerber® Names Newest Winner of Gerber Baby Photo Search 2015!

Baby Isla Named the 2016 Spokesbaby

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Gerber® Names Newest Winner of Gerber Baby Photo Search 2015!

Baby Isla Named the 2016 Spokesbaby

FLORHAM PARK, NJ (Jan. 27, 2016) – Today, early childhood nutrition leader Gerber announced a precious new star and the winning entry of the sixth annual Gerber Baby Photo Search 2015 – baby Isla from Troy, MI. The dimpled seven-month-old was selected as the Grand Prize winning entry from more than 170,000 entries. As the winners, Isla’s parents will receive a $50,000 grand prize, $1,500 in Gerber Childrenswear and the opportunity to be featured in 2016 Gerber ads. Fans will also be able to follow along with Isla’s journey all year long as this year’s Spokesbaby through frequent updates featuring her adventures on Gerber’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

“Isla is always so happy, and we really think it showed in her winning photo. She’s got that same smile on her face every day. Plus her hair is so cute and crazy – it just adds to her adorable personality!” said Isla’s mom, Rachael. “We still can’t believe we won because there were so many gorgeous entries, but we are so excited and grateful to see what the rest of the year holds as the 2015 Photo Search winners!”

The annual Gerber Baby Photo Search was held online at Gerber.com/photosearch, where parents and guardians were invited to enter a photo of their child into the search during the entry period. A panel of judges reviewed the entries to find children from birth to preschool age whose photos displayed expressiveness and consistency with Gerber’s heritage. Since the inception of Photo Search six years ago, Gerber has awarded seven (twins in 2013) other tiny tots the Photo Search crown. Last year’s winner, Grace, was the first baby to be awarded the title of “Spokesbaby” and captivated the hearts of the nation with her smile and charm all year long!

“At Gerber, we recognize that every baby is a Gerber baby and look forward to choosing a little one to represent us each year through our annual Photo Search” said Bernadette Tortorella, Senior Media Marketing Manager at Gerber. “While we received so many incredible entries, the judges all fell in love with Isla’s cheeky smile and awesome hair. We are so thrilled to be celebrating our sixth annual Photo Search winner!”

INTRODUCING THE 2015 MILESTONE WINNERS

In addition to the Grand Prize winner, six winners were selected from each Milestone category – Birth+, Supported Sitter, Sitter, Crawler, Toddler and Preschooler. Milestone winners were determined by the highest number of consumer votes from each category on Gerber.com/photosearch.

The six Milestone category winners will each be awarded $3,500, plus $750 in Gerber Childrenswear.

This year’s Milestone winning entries are:

  • Birth+: London
  • Supported Sitter: Drew
  • Sitter: Victor
  • Crawler: Hazel
  • Toddler: Tristyn
  • Preschooler: Nyla

Winner photos and information, along with additional information about Photo Search 2015 and Gerber, can be found by visiting Gerber.com.

About Gerber

Gerber was founded in 1928 in Fremont, Michigan. Gerber Products Company joined the Nestlé family on September 1, 2007. Gerber Products Company is a leader in early childhood nutrition.

About Nestlé Nutrition

Nestlé Nutrition, part of Nestlé S.A., is a world leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Gerber Products Company, founded in 1928, officially joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007. Nestlé Nutrition and Gerber’s combined resources and scientific research expertise have enabled the company to become a worldwide leader in early childhood nutrition. Gerber produces more than 400 food products, all of which are a part of the proprietary Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system. The Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system combines products, educational resources and services that are designed to encourage the early establishment of healthy eating habits in children from birth to preschool.

About Gerber Childrenswear
Gerber Childrenswear LLC is a leading socially responsible marketer of children’s everyday basic/fashion apparel and related products which it offers under some of the world’s trusted brands. Licensed brands include our flagship brand, Gerber®, as well as New Balance®, Jockey® and NFL®. Proprietary brands include Onesies® and Always Baby®. The company sells layette, sleepwear, playwear, activewear, undergarments, accessories, hosiery, bibs/burp cloths, bath and bedding, as well as reusable cloth diapers, to all channels of distribution. For additional information about the company, please visit www.Gerberchildrenswear.com.

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The latest little one to be named Gerber spokesbaby is Isla, an adorable seven-month-old with a sweet, dimpled smile.

Meet Isla, the 2016 winner of the Gerber Baby Photo Search.Gerber

“Isla is always happy,” her mom, Rachael, told TODAY Parents. “She’s always smiling and giggling and on the move. Her favorite thing to do is dance to music and play with her big sister, Nora.”

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Isla is the winner of the 6th annual Gerber Baby Photo Search, and with more than 170,000 entries to the 2015 contest, the Troy, Michigan infant beat out quite a bit of competition to secure her title.

“Isla is always happy. She’s always smiling and giggling and on the move. Her favorite thing to do is dance to music and play with her big sister, Nora,” said Isla’s mom, Rachael.Courtesy of Isla’s mom

In a press release, Bernadette Tortorella, who handles marketing for Gerber, said that although the company considers every baby to be a Gerber baby, they look forward to choosing one infant to represent their brand each year.

“While we received so many incredible entries, the judges all fell in love with Isla’s cheeky smile and awesome hair,” said Tortorella in the press release.

The first Gerber baby was Ann Turner Cook, who won a nationwide contest in 1928; her sketched portrait will continue to grace Gerber products and advertising.

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Isla’s mom says they frequently get stopped by strangers who comment on Isla’s chubby cheeks and full head of hair. And, while she and her husband, Grayson, think Isla is “the cutest,” Rachael says they are flattered and thrilled to have won the contest.

Gerber received more than 170,000 entries to their 2015 photo search, and chose Isla as the overall winner.Courtesy of Isla’s mom

“We couldn’t believe (we won.) We knew we had a shot, but there were so many other cute babies,” said Rachael.

As parents of the current Gerber spokesbaby, Rachael and Grayson will receive a $50,000 grand prize. Isla will receive $1,500 worth of Gerber Childrenswear, as well as the opportunity to be featured in 2016 Gerber ads.

“We’re very excited to join the Gerber family,” said Rachael. “We know it will be a fun year filled with lots of great opportunities.”

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TROY, MI – The Gerber judges say they loved her “cheeky smile and awesome hair.” Now, this Michigan baby has been named the Gerber 2016 Spokesbaby.

The winner:
Meet baby Isla from Troy, Michigan near Detroit. Gerber has named Isla the winner of its 6th annual baby photo search.

Gerber has named seven-month-old Isla from Troy, Michigan the winner of its 6th annual baby photo search. (Photo courtesy of Isla’s parents, Grayson and Rachael)

The prizes:
Gerber chose the dimpled seven-month-old as the grand prize winner from more than 170,000 entries. The winner’s parents will receive a $50,000 grand prize, $1,500 in gerber childrenswear and the opportunity to be featured in 2016 Gerber ads.

Follow Isla:
Fans will also be able to follow along with Isla’s journey as this year’s spokesbaby through frequent updates featuring her adventures on Gerber’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

“Isla is always so happy, and we really think it showed in her winning photo. She’s got that same smile on her face every day. Plus her hair is so cute and crazy. It just adds to her adorable personality.” said Isla’s mom, Rachael.

“We still can’t believe we won because there were so many gorgeous entries, but we are so excited and grateful to see what the rest of the year holds as the 2015 Photo Search winners.”

Gerber has named seven-month-old Isla from Troy, Michigan the winner of its 6th annual baby photo search. The family’s other daughter in the picture is Nora. (Photo courtesy of Isla’s parents, Grayson and Rachael)

The contest:
The annual Gerber Baby Photo Search was held online at Gerber.com/photosearch, where parents and guardians were invited to enter a photo of their child into the search during the entry period. A panel of judges reviewed the entries to find children from birth to preschool age whose photos displayed expressiveness and consistency with Gerber’s heritage.

Since the inception of Photo Search six years ago, Gerber has awarded seven (twins in 2013) other tiny tots the Photo Search crown.

“At Gerber, we recognize that every baby is a Gerber baby and look forward to choosing a little one to represent us each year through our annual Photo Search” said Bernadette Tortorella, Senior Media Marketing Manager at Gerber. “While we received so many incredible entries, the judges all fell in love with Isla’s cheeky smile and awesome hair. We are so thrilled to be celebrating our sixth annual Photo Search winner!”

About Gerber:
Gerber was founded in 1928 in Fremont, Michigan. Gerber Products Company joined the Nestle family on September 1, 2007. Gerber Products Company is a leader in early childhood nutrition.

Edward Pevos is the entertainment reporter for Mlive covering Detroit and Southeast Michigan. You can follow him on Twitter @PaparazzoPevos

Baby GAP / GAP Kids model tryouts & baby modeling photo contest

Do you think your baby, toddler or child should be the next face of the GAP brand? If so, read on…

Update: The 2016 Gap casting call is on – see Gap & Baby Gap Auditions & Tryouts for 2016

The Gap just announced that the 2015 GAP baby modeling contest is on! Do you have the cutest baby or toddler on the block? Do you think everyone will agree? Her is your chance to find out. Proud parents can now upload their cutest baby photos to the companies website where the photos will be voted on by the public.

Every year GAP runs a baby model talent search and the one for 2015 just kicked off. BabyGAP and GAPKids are on the search for new faces and this may be your chance to get your baby into the GAP catalog.

GAP is asking parents to upload a recent photo of their 0 to 10 year old child. There will be many great prizes and 4 grand prizes in the categories girl, boy, baby girl and baby boy. Gap is asking parents to submit one photo of their child between now and June 7, 2015. Once all entries are in, parents will have a chance to create a video starring their baby or toddler and share it with the world. Voting on the website will begin June 22 and run through June 29, 2015. 10 finalists will then be picked in each category, baby girl, baby boy, kids boy and kids girl. The 10 finalists in each category will receive a gift card for Baby Gap / Kids Gap and judges will then pick a winner in each category to win the grand prize. The winners of each category will receive a GAP photo shoot which will be used for the Gap 2015 fall promotions that may run in individual GAP stores as well as online.

The Gap released the following statement about their annual baby gap photo contest via a press release.

Today Gap is launching Casting Call 2015, the widely popular contest that celebrates kids being kids, by inviting parents to submit photos of their children for the chance to be featured in a GapKids or babyGap marketing campaign.

This year, as part of the submission process, parents can create a playful, animated video that captures their child’s unique personality and can be shared with friends and family to spread the word about the contest. Back by popular demand, parents can also encourage others to vote for their child in the finalist phase of the program, allowing the GapKids community to once again help determine the next face of the brand.

“Casting Call is one of our favorite programs at Gap and we think that it’s a favorite for parents around the world as well,” said Olivia Doyne, Senior Director of Global Marketing at Gap. “By celebrating kids and their individual personalities and interests, we hope to encourage them to always believe in their unique selves.”

Casting Call 2015 Submission Process
As part of the submission process, Gap is asking parents to submit one photo of their child between now and June 7, 2015. After a submission is processed, parents can make a personalized animated video with their child’s photo that is socially sharable. Details on where and how to enter can be found on www.gapcastingcall.com.

Entry Phase: From May 12 – June 7, 2015 parents can upload one photo of their baby (ages four and under) or child (ages five to 12) along with contact information. Submissions are accepted on www.gapcastingcall.com. Once processed, parents can make a personalized animated video with their child’s photo that is socially sharable. They can come back to see their child in the on-site gallery once their entry is approved.

Finalist & Voting Phase: From June 22 – June 29, 2015 a panel of Gap judges in each global region (North America , United Kingdom , France, and Japan) will narrow down the field of submissions to 40 finalists per region; 10 per category (Kid Boy, Kid Girl, Baby Boy, Baby Girl). All finalists will receive a $100 Gap gift card and will be posted to the Community Voting website where consumers can vote for their favorites for each category. There will be one vote per day, per category allowed. Four finalists in each region with the highest number of votes and scores will be declared Grand Prize winners.

Winner Phase: In October 2015, the four winners of each region will be announced on the Gap digital channels. The winners will participate in a photoshoot taking place in their region and they will be featured in a Gap marketing campaign in Fall 2015, which could include channels like store windows and social media.

Ready to get your baby modeling for the GAP? You can see this page for all the official rules and entry information.

Gap was founded in the Bay are in 1969 and has become the world’s most iconic line of baby clothes. The first international GAP kids store opened in the UK in 1987 and today the brand operates over 1700 stores in malls worldwide. The company has expanded and its brands include GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody and GapFit collections. The company also owns the Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix clothing lines.

The contest is open to kids ages 0 to 12 everywhere in the United States. The deadline to enter your baby is the 7th of June. Finalists will be announced on June 22nd after which the public voting process will begin.

The winners will be announced this fall in October 2015. Got a showbiz kid? Be sure to check out all the other casting calls for kids.

Gerber Baby PHOTO SEARCH Contest

Updated Version of This Post: All About The Gerber Baby Contest – Gerber Baby Contests

In June of 2010, the company Gerber baby products started their first baby contest ever since 1928.

It was an unfinished charcoal drawing of a little baby Ann Tuner Cook that won and became the original Gerber baby.

We’re not sure if Gerber at the time of starting this new annual baby contest, realized that it was going be that successful and so popular.

With over 217,000 baby photos entered in the contest, Gerber was motivated to launch a second “Gerber photo search” contest in 2011.

Now, it has become an annual baby photo contest phenomenon.

Are you thinking about joining the hundreds of thousands of moms and dads.

They’re trying to take a crack at one of the biggest baby photo contests around today.

Are you hoping your baby could become the next Gerber baby?

And are you looking for the Gerber baby contest or Gerber baby modeling information?

If you are then rest assured that you’re at the right place. We have been following this cutest baby contest from the very beginning, since day 1.

You will be well informed as to; how to enter, when the contest starts, contest prizes, contest rules, even some advice and tips that could help you win this Gerber’s baby photo contest.

Table of Contents

  • About the Gerber’s Baby Contests
  • Tips and Advice While You’re Waiting for the Next Contest
    • Step 1 – Get Alerts
    • Step 2 – Get Familiar
    • Step 3 – The Practice
  • A Quick Overview of the Rules
    • What are the prizes for winning?
    • Do I have to use the winnings of $50,000 for college?
    • What are the Gerber milestone categories and descriptions?
    • What is the age requirement for the contest?
    • What is the contest photo requirements?
    • How do I enter the Gerber’s baby contest?
    • When does the contest begin?
    • Can anyone enter the contest?
    • Can I vote for my baby to be the next Gerber baby photo contest?
    • How do I vote for the Gerber baby?

About the Contest: Baby Auditions with a Photo

It’s that simple. With only a single baby picture entry, your baby is literally auditioning for Gerber baby model of the year.

But not so fast…

There’s a few things that you need to know about this Gerber’s cutest baby contest.

It has became an annual Gerber’s baby photo contest.

But the dates had been inconsistent as to when it launches, the voting periods, the announcements of the Gerber baby contest winners, and even the prizes might changes (although not by much in the last few years).

And not to mention, the name of the contest changes as well.

Here’s what we mean, take a look at the table below.

We created this table/chart to give you a quick overview from 2010 to 2015 the changes that have occurred.

By looking at the image above, do you notice the Gerber contest’s names and contest prize changes?

And how about the dates that are fluctuating all the time?

It could be some marketing genius’s idea to keep everyone in suspense and be on a lookout each year for the big launch announcement.

Anyways…

You don’t have to be constantly searching for the contest announcements if you’re a subscriber to our newsletter.

We email our subscribers any contest developments and announcements.

Plus, you also get other useful tips and contest information as well.

Another thing that might be good for you to know about this free baby contest is a few useful and often confusing terms.

Some of these terms confuse us, our readers, subscribers, and we even think it confuses the Gerber people too.

In this example we will use the 2015 Gerber baby contest to illustrate. Here are the terms:

  • Gerber baby contest 2015
  • Gerber spokesbaby 2016
  • Gerber baby 2016

The three terms above are simply referring to the same “contest” and the same “grand prize winner” of that contest even though you see the 2015 and 2016.

“Huh?”

Are you lost?

Well…

We were for a very long time before finally understanding it as the Gerber Photo Search was beginning to become more of a mature annual baby contest.

The term “Gerber baby contest 2015” is actually referring to the actual contest held that year.

The Gerber products company announced and crowned the winners in January of the next year, 2016.

So,

The new Gerber’s contest grand prize winner became the Gerber spokesbaby of that year which in this case is 2016.

“Gerber baby” is the term which people are used to calling the grand winner of the Gerber Photo Search contest.

So that’s how you get “Gerber baby 2016”.

Gerber Baby Model Contest

While there’s no such modeling contest to be the Gerber baby, but by submitting a photo entry is competitive enough.

The Gerber’s baby photo search contest is a serious competition with hundreds of thousands entries each year.

Winning it will make a child model out of your baby for Gerber’s ads the following year.

We hope that cleared things up for you.

Before we move on to the Gerber’s contests rules and some tips, we’d like to share with you 3 quick tips while you’re getting ready/preparing or waiting for when the Gerber’s baby contest starts. As you’re exploring this website, regardless if Gerber Photo Search launched or not yet, these tips for you are applicable to this or all future contests.

Getting alerts about the next contest, reminders when the voting period start, or even the announcements of the Gerber contest winners is easy. But if you don’t get the alerts you can really miss out. By the way, these contest winners are some of the most beautiful babies your ever see.

Again, DON’T MISS the DEADLINE and miss the opportunity to WIN.

Here’s how you can get alerts right into your email’s inbox. As soonest as we get any leaks or new updates, we will email you. That’s it! Our readers and subscribers will get all the latest information as it’s developing. Subscribe to our NEWSLETTER is simply and easy. Enter your email and click the “Join” button.

Yes! I want to subscribe to the “Free Baby Stuff” newsletter and get notify about baby contests, especially the Gerber baby contest.

Getting familiar with any photography contest is always a good idea if you’re planning on joining one or even a few of them. It is especially true with this Gerber’s baby contest. As with any contest, there are rules and specific do’s and don’ts. Always do your best to understand them before submitting a photo. If you get it wrong then the picture you submitted can be disqualified.

For example; Gerber doesn’t let you submit a photograph that was taken by a paid photographer.

Always check with the Gerber official rules and guidelines. You can get familiar with this baby contest thing real quickly just by you spending some time on our website, reading tips about it and even other baby photo contest tips as well.

Recap:

Get alerts from us. We’ll be sending you Gerber’s baby contest news into your inbox. Get familiar with Gerber’s “Photo Search” by exploring our website — ENTRYbaby.com.

Finally, it’s time for you and your baby to get some experience on your belts.

After step 1 and 2, you should be snapping pictures of your baby like there’s no tomorrow because you are ready and your child is so cute. All kids are cute but especially yours, at least to you that’s what you feel. Taking all these pictures means that you completed step 2, reading on all the photo tips for baby contests.

Finally, it’s time for you to get your feet wet by having some real practice.

If you’re reading this and Gerber is running the baby contest then you don’t really have the time to practice. But this can also apply to you because there’s always next year. Also, you still can implement other tips we provided and go submit your winning photo before the photo submission period ends. Don’t rush. You do have until the deadline to submit your baby photo.

Once submitted, and you still have some awesome pictures leftover because Gerber only allows one photo. You can then do step 3 too. But submit a photo to Gerber contest first because that’s the biggest baby contest and you want to win that.

The actual excitement and real deal is not taking picture or photograph of your baby best angle. Not even the cutest baby photo means anything in a photo contest like Gerber if it’s not submitted or entered for the opportunity to win.

Can you imagine seeing yourself make that first photo submission? Can you can feel your warm blood turned hot? While your heart pumping as hard as it can, you can hear it pounding for excitement of hope. “We are going to win”! You think to yourself while looking at your baby.

Yep, entering your baby in an actual real baby photo contest can be like that exciting.

It’s not just shooting and print or delete. It’s competition. It’s different. So find or pick a baby photo contest to enter today.

There are many baby photo contests available. There’s a few contests that we think would be worth your time. This one is our top pick.

Contests at the Cute Kid are year round with winners each month. Parents of cute babies and cute kids all over the world are joining everyday and you can be apart of this excitement too.

While you’re waiting and not knowing when the Gerber will announces the next baby photo contest, why not submit your baby photos to this cute kid contest and get some real practices and a chance to win $25,000. Also keeps in mind, the photos you have right now — may not qualify for the Gerber contest “Photo Search”. You have only 30 days from the time you take the picture to the time you submit it. Anything more 30 days, Gerber will not accept and the photo will be disqualified.

Gerber Baby Contest Rules

Here’s a quick overview of the Gerber’s PHOTO SEARCH rules.

As we’ve mentioned earlier, Gerber changes a few of these contest rules each year.

As you’re reading this section on the Gerber’s baby contest rules overview, keep in mind that these rule are not the Gerber baby contest official rules.

You should use this as a guide considering in the past few years contest rules changed non-stop.

Especially, the Gerber baby contest 2017-2018 (major changes).

This guide is based on what we know of all the previous Gerber baby contests.

You can come back when we have the new Gerber’s baby contest rules or we can notify you if you’re a subscriber to our newsletter. You can also . We do our best to get a copy of it each year and published for you. And we now keep it archived since 2014 for information purposes. Always check the latest official rules.

Assuming this year Gerber baby contest will be the same as last year 2016.

  • What are the prizes?

    There one grand prize winner that will be awarded $50,000 cash. To help with taxes, Gerber also added another $15,540 that can be used for tax purposes. There’s more.

    You also get $1,500 for Gerber Childrenswear. That’s a total of $67,040. You can view this contest as a Gerber baby casting call because don’t forget the opportunity to be featured on Gerber’s ads, magazines, TV, and more.

    Beside the one grand prize winner, there will be 6 milestone winners. Each milestone winner will be awarded $3,500 cash and $750 for Gerber Childrenswear. Total up to $4,250.

  • Do I have to use the winning of $50,000 for college?

    There are many of you that think the $50,000 is a Gerber baby college fund and you may if you want. The real answer is NO.

    You may use your winning for any purposes you shall choose. As a matter of fact, with the $15,540 Gerber provides for your taxes you don’t even have to use it for tax. You can use it however you want. But we do think it’s wise to pay your taxes.

    Don’t spoil the fun by getting in trouble with the IRS.

  • What are the milestone categories and descriptions?

    There are 6 milestone categories; BIRTH+, SUPPORTED SITTER, SITTER, CRAWLER, TODDLER, and TODDLER 2+. And here are descriptions of each category.

    • BIRTH+ — Your infant may still need head support, gaining some head control, and uses sucking pattern from bottle or breast.
    • SUPPORTED SITTER — Your supported sitter sits but with help or some kind of support. Child can be on tummy and have the strength to push up on her/his arms with straight elbows. He/She is able to move pureed food backward and forward inside their mouth with their tongue to swallow.
    • SITTER — Your sitter is now able to sit without any help or support, and is able to independently pick up and holding small objects with no problem. In hunger, the child reaches for food or a spoon. When feeding with a spoon the child must able to use their upper lip to help get food off the spoon.
    • CRAWLER — Your crawler now crawls clear, without stomach touching the floor; tries to stand by pulling his or her self up; and using fingers to self-feed with jaw mashing foods.
    • TODDLER — Your toddler is standing on their own and has also started to walk by themselves. They begin using their fingers easily to self-feed. They are using spoons, forks, and are trying food with different textures.
    • PRESCHOOLER (TODDLER 2+) — With so much more strength, your toddler/preschooler is now able to run at ease and not fall; is much better at chewing foods and chews efficiently too; using fork and spoon are now mastered. Also at family meals, your toddler is now using a booster or child seat.
  • What is the age requirement to apply for the Gerber baby contest?

    You can enter as long as your child is anywhere between 1 day old to 48 months old.

  • What’s the baby photo requirements?

    Yes, there a few requirements that you should follow or your baby’s photograph will be disqualified.

    • You may not pay any professional photographer to take the photo that you’re going to submit. (If you want to submit a professional photo then try this contest, .)
    • You cannot group your pictures together in a collage, such as taking two pictures and putting them together to make one image.
    • Photo file formats that can be submitted are jpg, png, or bmp, and the file max size is 5MB.
    • Photo cannot be taken more than 30-days at the time of submission.
  • How do I enter Gerber baby contest?

    The entry date is usually announced by Gerber, there is no set date and it has been changed in the past. Before, you would just upload your photo to Facebook but then a few years ago, that changed.

    Now you have to register with MyGerber and then visit their website for instructions to upload. Be patients. We’ll keep you up-to-date.

  • When does the Gerber baby contest begin?

    It usually announce some time in the fall and follow by a voting period. Then some time in January of the new year, Gerber announces the contest winners.

  • Can anyone enter the Gerber baby contest?

    No, only legal residents of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico and District of Columbia can enter. You must be at least 18 years of age (legal age of where you reside) and legal guardians or parents of the child in the photograph.

    If you’re an employee of Gerber then you’re not eligible. Also, your family is not eligible.

  • Can I vote for my baby to be the next Gerber baby?

    No, there’s a panel of judges that will pick out a grand prize winner. However, you may vote for the milestone categories and invite people you know to vote for your baby too.

  • How do I vote for the Gerber baby contest?

    You may vote for the milestone categories however, the voting period and how the voting process could change each year. We can provide that information only when Gerber has announced it.

These are general rules that we find helpful but the key is: these rules don’t change much they usually remain the same each year. Please check with our most current update at the Gerber baby contest rules pages.

GapKids Casting Call 2015 Contest

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Could your little one give the likes of Romeo Beckham or Kaia Gerber a run for their money in the modelling stakes? Enter your child in the GapKids Casting Call 2015 Contest and they could be in with a chance of following in their footsteps.

Enrol your child into the GapKids Casting Call 2015 Contest, which is open to adorable babies and kids across the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, and you could see your adorable child become a stylish star.

How it works:

  • Upload the cutest photo of your child (parents can enter up to a maximum of two children, submitting one photograph per child) on gapcastingcall.me (images must be in JPEG format, at least 300dpi and no more than 2MB)
  • The deadline for entries is 11.59pm (UAE local time) on August 17, 2015
  • 20 finalists, chosen by the judging panel, will be revealed on August 24, 2015
  • The winners will be decided by public vote and announced on September 3, 2015
  • * Terms and Conditions apply
  • In addition to voting via gapcastingcall.me parents can also enter their child into the contest at a special in-store event held on August 1, 2015 (between 4pm to 6pm) at the Gap store in Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, Villaggio Mall in Qatar and The Avenues in Kuwait. At the event attendees will get the opportunity to receive a photo session, which can then be submitted into the competition.

Public voting starts on August 24 (you help pick the winning models) and ends on August 29. Winners will be announced on September 3, 2015.

The Prize:

The four winners will not only win Dhs2,500 worth of vouchers to spend in Gap stores but the little sartorial kings and queens will also be rewarded with starring roles in Gap store windows as well as a modelling position in a fabulous shoot in the October issue of Emirates Woman mini.

Twenty shortlisted finalists will also receive Dhs1,000.

Meet the Judges:

There is a panel of four judges who will choose the finalists based on the following criteria: overall appearance of the child; overall personality of the child as expressed through submission and the quality of the photos.

The judges include Emirates Woman’s very own online editor Alexandria Gouveia, Kaya Scott, co-founder and editor of Sassy Mama Dubai, Louise Emma Clarke, the blogger behind Mum of Boys, and Zeina Abdalla, founder and managing director of FishFayce and co-founder of Moushii.

Please note: While the judges shortlist the 20 finalists, the four winners, one from each category, will be decided by a public vote.

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