Adorable National Children's Contest

The contest is open to individual children, newborn through age 12 who are photographed at Carroll Studios between January 4 to May 31, 2016.

Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded in each of 9 different categories. See details below.

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6654 W Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53210


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312 E Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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2016 Adorable National Children's Portrait Contest

Contest Procedures

There is NO Session Fee when we take your child's picture for the Contest (only a $49 deposit for each subject photographed, which is applied toward our special portrait packages). Each package includes a FREE contest entry print used for judging.

You may schedule an appointment at a time convenient for you, or use any ThemeDates Event scheduled before May 31st for your contest picture.

You may be photographed as often as you wish, but only one entry per child may be submitted for the official contest judging.

Contest Categories

There are nine possible categories you may enter. Select the category(s) that fit your needs.

  • Category 1 - Newborns to 6 month olds
  • Category 2 - 7 month olds to 12 months
  • Category 3 - 13 month olds to 2 year olds
  • Category 4 - 3 year olds to 5 year olds
  • Category 5 - 6 year olds to 8 year olds
  • Category 6 - 9 year olds to 12 year olds
  • Category 7 - Daddy and Me group
    or - Mommy and Me group
  • Category 8 - Me and My Best Friend
  • Category 9 - Me and My Pet

Contest Prizes

There are Cash prizes totally over $5000 that will be awarded to each of the 46 winners.

  • Grand Prize - $1500 MasterCard Gift Card
    (1 Overall Winner)
  • 1st Place (9) - $200 MasterCard Gift Card
    (1 per category)
  • 2nd Place (9) - $100 MasterCard Gift Card
    (1 per category)
  • 3rd Place (9) - $50 MasterCard Gift Card
    (1 per category)
  • Hon Men (18) - $25 MasterCard Gift Card
    (2 per category)