Portrait Simple Blog

An Insider's Guide to Portrait Simple

2011 Smile of a Cure Portrait Contest: Finalists!

2 Comments

Our judges have selected the finalists for our 2011 Smile for a Cure Portrait Contest! One child per category, per studio was selected by a non-partisan panel of judges (24 finalists total.) All will receive a gift card to Portrait Simple for at least $100. If they make it to the top 3, they’ll win a $500 or $1,000 gift card instead!

Now its up to YOU to select the final three! Online voting is open now through Thursday, September 1, 2011. One vote is allowed per household.

Once voting is closed, and the top three are determined, the panel of judges will rank them as follows:

Grand Prize Winner: recieves a $1,000 Gift Card to Portrait Simple and a cover shoot for BaySateParent Magazine

First and Second Runners up: recieve a $500 Gift Card to Portrait Simple

CLICK HERE to VOTE!

Judging Criteria:
Portraits are judged based on overall impact in the eyes of the judges, with no discrimination
towards sex or race. The selected images will be:
– A portrait that displays character and personality
– Of a child who appears comfortable in front of the camera
– An image that is considered a great, quality portrait.
The majority vote of the online participants determine the final 3, and the panel of judges determines the Grand Prize and Runner-Up winners. All judges decisions are final.

Prizes:
No substitute prizes or cash prizes permitted, except at the discretion of the sponsor. Contest is
subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. All prizes
must be claimed by January 31, 2011. Winners may be required to sign an acknowledgment
form and/or release in order to claim their prize.
Grand Prize winner will receive a $1000 Gift Certificate from Portrait Simple 2nd and 3rd Prize winners will
each receive a $500 Gift Certificate from Portrait Simple. The remaining 21 Finalists from the stores will
each receive a $100 Gift Certificate from Portrait Simple.
Releases/Other Conditions:
By accepting the prize or by signing the entry form, the winners and their parents/guardians give
full consent to Portrait Simple to use their first name and any portrait from their session in all forms of
advertising, promotional, marketing and collateral materials.

2 thoughts on “2011 Smile of a Cure Portrait Contest: Finalists!

  1. All 24 contestants are so cute and I’m sure all of the ones that participated but didn’t make it to the finalists. Overall, this is such a good cause, also fun contest. My daughter take pride to be part of something like this, please vote for our babies… Especially for Vivonne. The one holding onto Mommi’s hands with an all time smilings.(Top left) :)

  2. Hi please vote for my daughter Stevie Nicole
    , she’s in the big kid category she’s the one with the yellow bow on the bottom! Thank you so much! She’s so excited :)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s