December 2017 Features

Cutest Siblings Cover Contest 2017

What is North Phoenix Family’s Cutest Siblings Cover Contest?
This is North Phoenix Family magazine’s annual cutest kid cover contest where we view photo submissions of local children in hopes of finding an adorable winner to be showcased as North Phoenix’s Cutest Kid. This year, we have decided to feature the cutest siblings on the cover.

How old are the contestants?
This contest is for ages 2 to 18 years old. But you may send photos of younger or older children as well for consideration for future covers.

Who can enter?
Parents and photographers may submit photos of their children and/or subjects. (Parents need to get permission from photographers; photographers need to get permission from parents.)

Are there other qualifications?
Yes, children must live in the North Phoenix area and surrounding communities. Children submitted for the contest must be photogenic and enjoy having their picture taken.

What kind of photo should I submit?
We like colorful, energetic, photos of adorable children smiling and looking at the camera. iPhone photos aren’t always the best quality so please check the photo before sending. If you can send a photo of siblings together rather than individual, is preferred.

How do I enter a cover photo?
Email your photo(s) of your child to In the body of the email tell us the following information: Children’s names, ages, parent’s name, photographer name (if necessary), your email and phone number. Please rename your image to include the child’s name.

Do the photos have to be shot by a professional?
No, parents do a great job at capturing those great smiles so we welcome parent-shot photos too.

Can I enter more than one photo?
Yes, you may submit up to two photos.

Can I submit several photos?
Please submit only one or two photos. We ask you to choose your BEST two photos.

When is the deadline to enter my child’s photo?
January 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

How are the winners and finalists selected?
After the deadline, the publisher will review all submitted photos and narrow it down to the finalists. From there, additional staff (writers and photographers) will review the top finalists and assist with selecting a winner.

What do the children win?
This is not a monetary contest but the winning kids will get terrific exposure as one of North Phoenix Family’s Cutest Kids. The winner will be featured on our February magazine cover and, as a special keepsake receive, an 8×10 print of their magazine cover.

I’m a photographer and have great shots. Can I enter them?
If your photo subjects live in the North Phoenix area, are 2-18 years old, and you have the parent’s permission, you may enter them.

How will I know if my child is a winner?
We will notify you via email in early January if your child has won. We will also announce the winner via social media.

When will the cover winner’s photo for North Phoenix Family magazine be published?
The February issue comes out February 1, 2018 at We will also publicize the issue on our social media venues and in our bi-monthly e-Newsletters.

Who can I contact with questions?
If you still have questions, after reading this FAQ, please contact the publisher at


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