MODA Muse Photo Contest

Terms and Conditions

RULES

(Updated to reflect entry extension and People's Choice Voting dates one October 20, 2020)

  1.  

  2. Open to ages 0 - 12 years

  3. Enter up to five (5) photos

  4. Entry Fee:  $25/photo or 5/$100

  5. Entry Period:  October 4 - October 31 

  6. People's Choice - Optional Entry - $25 for 1 photo.  No fee voting. People's Choice Voting will begin on November 1 and end November 14..  Voting Rules to be announced. 

The parent or legal guardian must submit the contestant's photo(s). By submitting a photo, the parent or legal guardian grants PL Enterprises, LLC, hiTechMODA, MODA MUSE Magazine (Publisher), and staff the right to publish the submitted photo(s), child’s first name on the Publisher's websites, social media, and/or marketing materials. Slight photo alterations may be made by our staff to fit properly on our site, social media, magazine layout, or billboard layout. There is a $25.00 registration fee per photo, or 5 photos for $100, which can be paid by credit card/PayPal online, to enter our MODA MUSE contest.

The MODA MUSE Photo Contest is judged by registered and verified entertainment professionals. Photos are judged with no discrimination towards gender, race, or age. All decisions are final. Photos may be submitted via our website starting Sunday, October 4, and ending Saturday, October 31. 

Photos are judged on the following:

  1. Appearance

  2. Charisma

  3. Expression

  4. Image concept/setting

  5. That 'special' something

 

DIVISIONS
Baby (0-1 year)
Toddler (1-2 years)
Preschool (2-4 years)
Big Kid (4-8 years)
Preteen (8-12 years) 
*Muse & Me 

Where there is a crossover age, contestants can be entered in either category but not in both.  

Each division must have a minimum of 10 contestants for prizes to be awarded. Should we fail to meet the minimum, all entry fees will be applied as a credit toward either a future magazine publication or Times Square billboard. 

Photos containing nudity or children depicted in a derogatory or dangerous position will not be accepted.  We reserve the right to refuse any photograph we deem unacceptable.

​*One adult family member, e.g., parent, grandparent, legal guardian, etc.) and child within the above age categories.

 

PRIZES

  • TOP THREE (3) in each age division will receive a 2-page feature in MODA MUSE Magazine

  • WINNER in each age division will receive a 2-page feature in MODA MUSE Magazine and position in a Times Square billboard campaign to be played during New York Fashion Week.

  • OVERALL WINNER will receive a cover of MODA MUSE Magazine and a featured position on a Times Square billboard campaign to be played during New York Fashion Week.

  • PEOPLE’S CHOICE is an optional competition. Voting will begin on Sunday, November 1, and end on Saturday, November 7. The contestant in each division with the most likes on our website will win a 1-page feature in MODA MUSE Magazine and their picture on a Times Square billboard campaign during NYFW.  Entry into the judged contest is required to participate in People's Choice.

 

All contestants will have an opportunity to select guaranteed publication in MODA MUSE Magazine or a Times Square billboard at reduced prices

The parent or guardian of the contestant will be required to execute the following agreement. 

AGREEMENT

I hereby warrant that I am the legal guardian of the child of whom these photos are hereby submitted and that I have full usage rights to all images submitted.

 

In consideration of good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, I hereby grant the following rights and permissions to PL Enterprises, LLC, hiTechMODA, MODA Magazines, MODA MUSE Magazine ("Publisher"), his/her heirs, legal representatives, and assignees, staffers, workers, or interns, and those acting with his/her authority and permission. 

 

I specifically consent to slight photo alterations that may be made by Publisher and/or staff. I also consent to the use of any published matter in conjunction with such photographs. I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products and the advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection with them or the use to which they may be applied. I hereby release, discharge, and agree to hold harmless Publisher and staff, it’s affiliates and partners, and his/her heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, and all persons acting under his/her permission or authority or those for whom he/she is acting, from any liability by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in publishing photographs including without limitation any claims for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy.

 

By mutual agreement with Publisher, if disagreements should happy to happen, an attempt on both parties will be made to resolve the dispute internally with professionalism and respect.  Neither party will use social media as a way to resolve the disagreements.

 

I acknowledge any and all payments made to Publisher are considered entry fees and acknowledge no chargebacks, request for refunds to include full or partial will be requested through Paypal, credit card, cash app, Venmo, or your banking/financial banking institution.