It’s that time of year again for my annual FREE baby photo contests!! This year is the 5th Annual Rock The Tutu for girls and for the boys 3rd annual contest, Rock My Tie. These contests are for ages 0 – 2, FUN, FREE, and a FABULOUS way to some AWESOME prizes! Plus meet me!!
GRAND PRIZE: 1 from each Contest: Awarded to the entry with the most overall votes and consists of one family portrait session of the child and his/her immediate family only with the Tickle Me High Resolution Digital package, 30 retouched medium resolution images. Session is to be shot on location in Johnson County. $750 VALUE!
BONUS GRAND PRIZE: This year, in lieu of runner up prizes, each Grand Prize Winner will get to GIVE A FAMILY SESSION of the same value to another family. Yep, you read that right:
WIN ONE & GIVE ONE.
PRIZE DATES: I only shoot outdoor sessions in the evenings and shoot Tuesdays – Saturdays. Each family who wins (or is given) a session will organize the date with me based on both our schedules. Session MUST be redeemed no later than November 1st 2014 or will no longer be valid.
How to Enter:
All images used for the contest are photographed only by me, Jessica Strom, and only takes about 10 minutes to accomplish. Entry photographs are taken in South Overland Park only, physical address will given to parents upon scheduling. The entry period is open between Friday April 25th – Wed May 7th, no entry photos will be scheduled on Sundays or Mondays or any evening past 7pm.
Please REGISTER using the online form and I will contact you to arrange a time for you to come out to do your entry photos. I have updated the form link and IT IS mobile friendly! You should receive an auto-email upon submitting your form confirming its submission! Thank you!!
Official Contest Rules For Both:
ROCK MY TIE Live vote here on my website is open from 8:00AM May 9th & ends at 11:59PM May 10th.
ROCK THE TUTU live vote is also here on my website and is open from 8:00AM May 16 & ends 11:59 PM May 17.
FREE TO ENTER
Rock The Tutu is open to girls only ages 0-2 and Rock My Tie is open to boys only ages 0-2.
Model/Liability release must be signed per family with permission to use their child’s image in the contest or other promotions relating to Jessica Strom Photography in the future. Child’s image and first name will be used online, no exceptions can be made.
Contest entries do not include any form of prints or digital images, there is no compensation for entering. A digital voting card will made with each entry’s image that is to be used to promote the contest and to encourage voters to vote for them. These will be posted on Jessica Strom Photography’s facebook page for you to save and use, but no one entry will be endorsed by Jessica Strom Photography.
Grand Prizes are awarded to the entry with the most overall votes from each contest, won by public popular vote by voting on www.jessicastrom.net, not a panel of judges or by Jessica Strom. Parents must be proactive to promote their child’s entry in the contest to obtain votes.
Voting is limited to 1 vote per entry per IP address per 24 hours from your first time voting. Mobile voting links will be provided for complete compatibility, however Jessica Strom is not responsible for the inability to vote from any device.
Any attempt to excessively overload an entry with false votes or otherwise garnish unfair results will result in the entry being disqualified, even if it was not done by the parents or family members. NO EMAIL MAILING LISTS using businesses are permitted, meaning you can not solicit votes by asking a newsletter/email list for votes. You can link to the contest from a business website and or your business Facebook page, however you can not reward anyone for votes to win, anyone found offering rewards for votes will result in immediate disqualification.
ROCK THE TUTU OUTFITS: All girls must wear the tutus provided by Jessica Strom (SEE ABOVE PHOTOS AT THE TOP FOR THIS YEAR’S COLORS; purple, orange, pink and black, same as last year) and to make the most of your image with the tutu, parents are required to provide a plain black top and leggings OR a plain black onesie for those not yet standing (available at Hobby Lobby for $5). Parents are encouraged to accent their child’s outfit with any accessories such as jewelry, hair pieces, or shoes.
ROCK MY TIE OUTFITS: All boys must wear a neck tie and a plain white top or onesie with neutral pants/leggings. I have a couple 0-6 month size neck ties available you can use if you’d like for the smaller babies but I really encourage parents to get creative and provide their own. For boys older than 6 months parents will need to provide the tie. Accessories like suspenders or glasses are fine. The iron on tie onesies are fine as long as it’s on a white onesie or shirt. Neck ties only to keep it consistent, no bow ties.
Multiple children from the same family may enter one or both contests if they are in different age categories. Twins are photographed together and presented together for one entry.
Digital Images from the entry sessions are available for purchase after the completion of the contest at $20 each for the high resolution image. You can prepay if you wish to purchase online only at https://squareup.com/market/jessica-strom-photography-inc/contest-digital-image. Your image will be emailed to you after the close of the contest.
DISCLAIMER: I have had instances of parents in the past altering the vote card to print their child’s image without my watermark despite the low pixelation I’ve set them to, please be advised this is strictly against the law and considered theft! All images taken by me are copyrighted and protected by federal copyright law. Please respect my professional work and my time as I respect you. I put A LOT of time into these contests to make it free and fun, please do not ruin it for everyone by stealing your child’s photo to use or print without my watermark. If using the vote card as your profile picture on Facebook or other social media sites, MY WATERMARK MUST BE VIEWABLE, do not crop it out. So if you love your child’s photo, please purchase it to help me be able to continue to offer these contests for free in the future. If the theft continues moving forward I will either have to discontinue the contests every year or start charging for them, which I don’t want to do either. Thank you for understanding this!
SO, what’cha waiting for? Tell your family, tell your friends!This is a majorly fun contest you don’t want to miss out on and if you’ve been wanting to meet me and see how I work with the little ones before booking a session, this is a perfect chance!
SEE YOU SOON!