Gerber Baby Contest Launched!

The photo contest was launched on Sept. 7, 2016. The photo submitting period is from 09/07/2016 to 10/28/2016.

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Gerber Baby Contest: What You Need To Know Before Entering Plus Tips & Tricks

The Gerber Photo Search 2016 was launched on September 7, 2016. Winners will be announced sometime in January of 2017. One winner will be crowned as the Gerber spokebaby 2017 and going home with $50,000 as well as the opportunity to be feature on magazines and ads.

If you’re looking to enter the contest then it’s a little too late, the photo submitting period ended (09/07/2016 to 10/28/2016). But don’t be too disappointed or discouraged because there will be another one next year that you can enter. We will give you a few quick tips right now to take advantage of in the meantime and prepare you to win the next Gerber baby contest.

Here are 3 steps to get you ready for the next one.

Number 1 Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll email you as soon as we get the latest news of the next Gerber contest and any other contests or giveaways that we think you might enjoy with your kid.

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Number 2 Spend some time searching out this page to learn as much as you can about the annual baby photo contest by Gerber that has run each year for the past 7 years. Also go through this website because there are some great tips on baby photo contests, to learn more make sure you check out the three simple tips. This will prepare you to win the Gerber baby contest when it starts again.

You're way ahead of the game just by reading this.

So.... lets recap. By signing up for the newsletter, you'll be the first to get notified of the contest when it starts and have all the great baby contest tips on demand to help you win... now all you need is some real practice.

Number 3 The practice. While you're waiting for the next Gerber baby photo contest, why not enter your baby to a few baby photo contests like this one below.

Enter Baby Photo Contest and Win 2016 for a Grand Prize $25,000

We strongly recommend you to submit your baby photos to "the CuteKid" which is one of our favorite contests for kids and babies while you are waiting for Gerber.

This way you and your baby are well prepared with some experience under your belts. Baby photo contest should be thought of as fun activities... activities that you and your child can be practice and get good at.

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The following information is what we've summarized from the latest Gerber 2016 photo search official rules.

We were able to get a copy of it and you can read the boring stuff here or just keep reading and we will share with you the good stuff from it as well as tips that we think are more exciting.

Either way, we'll keep this Gerber contest guide and tips updated as more information becomes available.

Now that we got the boring disclaimer stuff out of the way it's time for the meats, the "good stuff".

Gerber Baby Photo Contest Prizes You Can Win

Gerber grand prizeThe grand prize winner will take home a whooping $50,000 USD cash, but remember there is only 1 winner. Hopefully, it's youone of our visitors. And don't you go thinking that this $50k cash must be use for your baby's college funds. Its can but it doesn't have to be. It is in no way required. And that's not the end of the cash part yet.

Do you have to pay taxes on your winning? Most likely you will. But no worries, Gerber has you all covered on that too. How about another extra $15,540 in cash sound? That's exactly what the 2015 Gerber baby contest winner got to help pay for the taxes.

And of course, it's not required that you use it for that purpose either. If you know how to get around the IRS then you can use it for something else. But our advice is to just pay your taxes. You really don't want to spoil all the fun by getting in trouble.

The fun stuff just getting started. Your baby will be featured in Gerber brand advertisements for the following year. The opportunity to appear in Gerber ads is (not a guaranteed). <<==⇐Gerber just has to add that in their official rules just in case for some weird reasons it doesn't work out for them. At least that is what we think on that section.

There's more, any travel expenses that are related to photo shoots for the baby are paid for, even for the parents.

Last but not least, your baby gets a $1,500 worth of clothing from Gerber Childrenswear.

So the actual estimated retail value awarded comes to a grand total of $67,040.

Gerber Baby 2015 Photo Search Winner - Baby Isla

New clothes, big cash, and fame, no wonder the Gerber baby photo contest is the biggest baby contest and made waves in the news each and every year. It is a big deal to win. The opportunities and possibilities are endless, possibly leading your child to baby modeling and baby beauty pageants.

Gerber + baby + contest = Gerber baby modeling

Baby modeling agencies and agents usually keep a close eye on contests like these, they might even be one of the judges in the events.

This is probably one of the best and cheapest way to have your child start of in the right path into the entertainment industry.

By winning the grand prize, your baby is set up to model for Gerber and at the same time getting lots of exposure to other modeling agencies.

There are 6 Milestone Categories You Can Enter

Each milestone is awarded with $3,500 in cash and $750 in clothing from Gerber Childrenswear. That's a total retail value of $4,250! Cash prizes for the 6 milestone winners are also awarded in the form of a check, much like the grand prize.

Here are the six milestone categories:

  • BIRTH
  • SUPPORTED SITTER
  • SITTER
  • CRAWLER
  • TODDLER
  • PRESCHOOLER

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There is no purchase necessary to enter the Gerber contests but there are some requirements. Oh and also entry is totally free which makes it the biggest FREE baby photo contest on the planet.

The only requirements are; you must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old, are parents or legal guardians of the child or children, and the age of the child is between the range of 1 day old to 48 months old at the time of entering the contest.

And if you're a Gerber employee then you should know already that you're not supposed to participate in Gerber's baby contest.

Photo qualifications for Gerber contest submission

You can only submit one picture and that picture must be current. It must be taken within the last 30 days at the time of submitting to the contest. So basically, if you have a really cute picture of your baby at 4 months old but she's now 6 months old and the contest is starting today then that baby photo is not eligible.

Professional pictures are not allowed. Don't hire a photographer to take your photos for you... do it yourself. When you spend the time to photograph your baby it's fun and more rewarding anyway.

Photo collages which are 2 or more pictures that make up one main picture are not allowed. So don't cut and paste pictures together it will be disqualified. Avoid as much photo editing as possible besides basic resizing, cropping, and converting a file format.

You might have to convert the picture file into a.jpg, .png, or .bmp format, if it's not already so and the file size cannot be more than 5 MB.

This is a big one... You must have all legal rights to the picture. Plus, the photo may not published before you submitted it to the Gerber's photo contest either. It's really important that you make sure you own that picture and that you're the legal guardian of the child that's in the photograph.

Also, once you submit the photo to Gerber, don't submit or publish it anywhere else or you will be disqualified, and there may be other legal issues that might be a pain.

As a matter of fact, don't even upload it to your Facebook page. (Just to be safe. Anything you upload to Facebook will be their properties.)

Some Great Resources:

http://www.parents.com/
http://www.wikihow.com/Take-Better-Photographs
Baby Photo Contest
http://www.gerber.com/
http://www.kidsii.com/babyeinstein/
Past Gerber Contest Winners

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did you have a gerber contestant named Jean Burbo or Jean daignault in 1951?

Cynthia

I have a darling 2 yo…Gerber graduates? 🙂
What’s the age limit?

Mohit Gautam

Hi,
My son is 7 months old and i want to enter the contest kindly tell me the way to enter the contest. Pls tell me the last date of submitting the photograph.

Petrina Burman

I understand that Gerber is looking for natural pictures of children in their own natural environment, but there has to be a great deal more that they are looking for. Do you have any other suggestions, secrets or tips as to what that could be? That would really be useful as well as helpful. Thanks so much!

Taylor Faherty

Hello, I submitted my daughter’s photo for the Gerber “Be Our Baby” Contest, however more than 3 days have passed and “My Personal Page” still says that I have no pictures available. I am just wondering if anyone knows why that would be?

luis

how do u submit a vote?

Mary

when is the deadline to send your photo for the 2016 gerber baby contest?

barb

How do people vote?

Rebekah

No one I know can figure out how to vote, we can’t find a vote button so how do we vote??

Is there any way to delete a submission once confirmed?

Teresa

How can I see all of the votes my child gets?

Kathy

Can you vote more than once? Like once a day for the same photo?

How does family and friends vote? Do they have to sign up at Gerber as well?

Lulu22

i know you can vote on each milestone category once a day, but am I allowed to vote on my photo.

Sylvia LaRue

Hello! Is there a way to see who are the leaders of each milestone? Pls advise – thank you and good luck to all entrants!

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Gerber Baby Contest Launched!

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