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2016 Gerber Baby Contest Update

So far approximately 66,000 baby’s have been entered in the

2016 Gerber Baby Contest.

Here’s the breakdown by category:

  • Birth – 9,240 pictures
  •  Supported Sitter – 12,105 pictures
  •  Sitter -8,385 pictures
  • Crawler – 14,955 pictures
  • Toddler – 16,140 pictures
  • Preschool – 5,205 pictures
(note: the above information was obtained from and is a summary of the 2016
The Gerber Baby Contest Gallery and is being provided as a courtesy for our visitors)

Have you entered the 2016 -2017 Gerber Baby Contest yet?

The contest is open to legal residents of the Fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are either the parents or legal guardians of children up to four years old. You can enter each of your children one time in one of the six milestone categories based on the age of your child. The six categories are – birth, supported sitter, sitter, crawler, toddler or preschooler.

When Can You Enter The 2016 Gerber Baby Contest?

The Contest will stop accepting photos on  October 28, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET.

Click here to learn what baby photo contests you can enter today!

How recent do pictures have to be for the Gerber Baby Contest?

The Gerber Baby contest requires that the photo used for the contest is not more than thirty days old.

Can professional photos be submitter to the Gerber Baby Contest?

No – you cannot submit  photos that were taken by a paid professional.

Who Judges the Gerber Baby Contest?

Individuals vote for each of the milestone category winners. Individuals can visit Gerber’s website and register to vote. Each registered voter gets one vote per milestone category per day for the duration of the voting period. The voting period for the 2016-2017 Gerber Baby Contest began on September 7, 2016 and ends on October 28, 2016.
The Grand Prize Winner for the Gerber Baby Contest will be selected from among all of the eligible photos submitted and will be judged by a panel of judges.

When will the Winners Be Announced?

The 2016 Gerber Baby Contest Winners will be announce in January  2017.

What Are the Prizes for the 2016-2017 Gerber Baby Contest?

There are two prize categories within the Gerber Baby Contest.

There are six milestone winners – one for each of the milestone categories birth, supported sitter, sitter, crawler, toddler and preschooler. Each milestone winner will receive a $3,500 check plus $750 worth of clothing from Gerbers Childrenswear the estimated total value is $4,250.
The Grand Prize Winner receives a check for $50,000 plus a second check for $15,540, $1,500 in Gerber Childrenswear and other opportunities. The total prize package has an estimated value of $67,040

What Type of Pictures Win the Gerber Baby Contest?

The judging criteria defined in the Official Gerber Baby Contest Rules are 1) visual appeal of the child or children, 2) expressiveness and 3) consistency with Gerber’s heritage and Growing Up Gerber Mission. Click here to see last years Gerber baby contest winner.

Can You Vote For Gerber Baby Contest Winner?

The grand prize winner will be selected by a panel of judges, however you can vote for each of the category winner.

The voting phase begins on October 31, 2016 and ends October 25 for the 2016 Gerber Baby Contest.

(note: the above information was obtained from and is a summary of the 2016 Gerber Photo Search Terms and Conditions it is being provided as a courtesy for our visitors)