2017 NS Cutest Child

We are excited to bring back our always popular cutest contest with the 2nd annual NORTHSHORE CUTEST CONTEST SPONSORED BY RAISING CANE'S! Children ages 0-12 on 3/18/17 who live within a 50 mile radius of Mandeville are eligible to enter. Submit your entry on this form (this is the only way to enter).

GRAND PRIZE: One Grand Prize winner will be presented on stage at the expo and will receive a Gift Basket from Raising Cane's and a Free One Hour Photo Session with one 11x14 and 8 wallets from Katie Ulmer Photography! {Also included will be a private gallery & App for 2 weeks. *Location will be on he Northshore- site to be determined.}

FINALIST PRIZES: The top 10 finalists will be announced on stage at the expo and will also receive Certificates for Free Box Combos from Raising Cane's.


  • SUBMIT PHOTOS NOW through Saturday, March 11, 2017 at noon.
  • ONLINE VOTING will take place Sunday, March 12, 2017 – Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2:00PM (CST).
  • WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED online by Friday, March 17 and Winner and top 10 will be PRESENTED ON STAGE at Northshore Baby & Child Fest on Saturday, March 18 at the Castine Center where they will receive their prizes.


Entering is simple! Submit your information below. Must be recent photo of your baby/child who was born March 19, 2004 - present making them 0-12 on 3/18/17. Photo must be submitted by the parent or legal guardian of the baby or child; no professional pictures unless you have a release from the photographer. Must live within 50 mile radius of Mandeville to be eligible. 

Submission Deadline: All photo entries must be received by Saturday, March 11 at noon.

Voting: Online voting will take place Sunday, March 12, 2017 – Thursday, March 16 at 2:00PM CST. Voting will take place on the Northshore Baby & Child Fest facebook page. To vote, you must click “Like” on the individual picture you want to vote for in the Cutest Child Contest Photo Album (which will be uploaded to facebook by 3/12). You may only vote one time per picture, but you are allowed to vote for more than one entry by “liking” more than one picture. Finalists and grand prize winner will be selected based on most votes (‘likes’) received during voting period.

Finalists Announcement/Notification: Finalists will be notified by email and announced at BabyAndChildFest.com by Friday, March 17. 

Winners Presentation: The grand prize winner and top 10 will be presented on stage during Northshore Baby & Child Fest (Saturday, March 18th at the Castine Center) at 12:15. The Grand Prize and finalists prizes will be given at that time.

*By submitting a photo, you agree to allow Northshore Baby & Child Fest to post the photo online for voting and use the photo for promotions.

Email us at babyandchildfest[at]gmail.com if you have any questions.