Cutest Keister Contest: Solving Diaper Need with Cloth Diapers
We are proud to announce the inaugural Jake’s Diapers Cutest Keister Contest, presented by Nicki’s Diapers. This is an online photo contest for the cutest cloth diaper picture, running during National Diaper Need Awareness Week, September 26 through October 2, 2016.
1 in 3 U.S. families struggle with diaper need, defined as the lack of an adequate supply of diapers to keep a baby clean, dry, and healthy. In developing countries, the struggle is much more dire, and caregivers find themselves having to choose between food and diapers.
The Cutest Keister Contest is a fun way to help solve diaper need locally and globally. Jake’s Diapers is keeping it simple with the basic rule of there must be a cloth diaper in the picture! All funds raised will support the life changing (and life saving) work of Jake’s Diapers Project Tiny Blue Diapers.
The Grand Prize is a $500 gift certificate to Nicki’s Diapers. 2nd Place wins a $250 gift certificate to The Little Bee Co., and 3rd,4th, and 5th place each win a $50 gift certificate to Lalabye Baby.
Entries may be submitted between 5 AM CST on Wednesday, September 21st and 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, September 25th via the Facebook Photo Contest App. A suggested donation of $10 is recommended per entry, and donations may be made here to support Project Tiny Blue Diapers, providing tiny blue cloth diapers to babies recovering from extreme malnutrition in Haiti. Donations made on Wednesday, September 21st will be matched by our fundraising partner, and there are bonus prizes available for most unique donors and total funds raised on September 21st!!! This means every donation, any size, can truly add up to big change! To fully fund Project Tiny Blue Diapers, we have set the bar high with a goal of $5,000! Nothing is impossible and we will CRUSH THIS GOAL! Once we fully fund Project Tiny Blue Diapers, we will start funding one of our newest diaper drops, working with previously abandoned, now rescued, special needs children who will be in cloth diapers for a long time.
This contest is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by or associated with, Facebook. For full contest rules, please visit our website.
Judging for the Cutest Keister Contest will run Monday, September 26th, starting at 6 am CST, and end at 9 pm CST Sunday, Oct 2nd. Winners will be determined by number of “likes” via the Facebook Photo Contest App.
Jake’s Diapers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, solving diaper need through cloth diapers for babies, children and adults in extreme poverty, whose caregivers have to choose between food & diapers. Since April of 2013, Jake’s Diapers has impacted the lives of nearly 3,000 children, in 16 countries, through 32 unique Diaper Drops; including here in the United States.
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Jake’s Diapers Cutest Keister Contest, presented by Nicki’s Diapers: What you need to know.
The Jake’s Diapers Cutest Keister Contest, presented by Nicki’s Diapers, (“Photo Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least eighteen (18) years old.
By participating in this contest, entrants consent that the photograph(s) submitted may be used by Jake’s Diapers, Inc. at its discretion for future publicity and other appropriate purposes.
The Photo Contest is sponsored by Jake’s Diapers, Inc., 139 E. 2nd St., Kaukauna, WI 54130 (“Sponsor”). This Photo Contest is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
The Photo Contest Entry Period begins at 5:00am CST on Wednesday September 21, 2016 and ends at 11:59 PM Sunday September 25, 2016 (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period may not be eligible. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Photo Contest. Entry Period may be extended at the discretion of Jake’s Diapers.
WHAT TO ENTER
Jake’s Diapers is committed to solving diaper need for caregivers who have to choose between food & diapers. Cloth diapers are a fun, cute, environmentally friendly option, and we want to see cute babies in cloth diapers, or perhaps just beautiful pictures of cloth diapers! Bottom line, there must be a cloth diaper in the picture!
To ensure eligibility for the contest, please submit files no larger than 20MB at the time of entry. Higher resolution files of at least 240 dpi/ppi may be requested should an entry be preselected to be awarded a prize or an honorable mention. All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.) will be disqualified.
Entries may originate in any format — including, but not limited to digital files, digital prints, color transparencies, color prints, or black and white prints — so long as they are submitted electronically in a .JPEG .jpg, or.png form. Multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single “High Dynamic Range” image are acceptable.
Entries should include metadata if at all possible. Caption information should include:
- First name of baby (a pseudoname may be used if you prefer)
- Brand of cloth diaper (not required, but helpful for our records)
- Caption of subject matter if desired.
Previously published material for which non-exclusive rights were granted may be entered as long as you still maintain the right to grant us a license (see “Your Rights” below). You must be able to disclose when and where the photo appeared previously to Jake’s Diapers upon request.
If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals (or guardians) depicted, and must be able to provide copies of those releases to Jake’s Diapers upon request.
The following submissions are ineligible:
- Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright.
- Photos that contain sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content.
- Images that involve putting any individual or animal in danger.
Jake’s Diapers shall determine entry eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion.
HOW TO ENTER
All images must be submitted through our Facebook photo submission application including all required fields, including name, email and other information about your photo submission.
You can select an image directly from your computer desktop or mobile phone. Digital images that are sent via mail or email will not be accepted.
You may enter an unlimited number of times, but you may not use an agency or automated system to enter. A suggested donation of $10 per entry is recommended to support the life changing (and saving) work of Jake’s Diapers. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any additional entries or entries that do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, you indicate your unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. You cannot win a prize unless you comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.
Entrants may be asked to supplement their submission (such as with a paragraph about their photo or the highest resolution version of their photo) anytime on or after September 15, 2016.
Photos will be judged by “likes” on Facebook. In the event of a tie, judging will be conducted by a panel of professional photographers selected by Jake’s Diapers at its sole discretion (the “Panel”).
The winners will be revealed online and notified of their status within 10 days of October 2, 2016 and will appear on www.jakesdiapers.org by October 15, 2016.
All judging decisions are final. Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.
Jake’s Diapers will notify the winner via the contact information provided at the time of entry.
POTENTIAL WINNER REQUIREMENTS
Except where prohibited, a potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, including proof of age, and liability/publicity release within 14 days. If a potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian will be required to sign the documents on his/her behalf. If a potential winner fails to return these documents on time, an alternate potential winner may be selected in his/her place.
Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed to [email protected].