Gerber Baby Contest

The Gerber Baby Contest is the worlds most popular baby photo contest, and one of the hardest contests to win.  In 2021 Gerber’s Contest had over 90,000 entries.  This page will help you learn more about the Gerber Baby Contest, how you can enter and will provide you with photo tips that may help you win a baby photo contest.    

Gerber Baby Contest

Last years contest paid the winner a cash prize of $25,000! 

Don’t Miss the Next Gerber Baby Contest

To Enter The Gerber Baby Contest – Sign Up For Baby Contest News Today- We will notify you when the next contest starts.

If You Don’t Sign Up You Could Miss The Contest 

Gerber only accepts photos for a few weeks if you miss the announcement – you will miss the contest. 

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Why You Should Enter Gerber’s Contest? 

  • A Huge Cash Prize: Think of all the things you could buy and the ways you could spoil your baby with $25,000.
  • Publicity for Your Baby: Your baby could  be used in the marketing campaigns as The NEW GERBER BABY!
  • You Get A Lifetime Of Bragging Rights:


  • Your Baby Could Have A Better Future:
  • It’s Free:

How to win the Gerber Baby Contest? 

To win, you are going to have to take a great picture and have a little luck.  One trick that may help you win is to look at pictures of previous Gerber Baby Contest Winners.  Understanding what type of photos have won previous contests, just might help you win the next  Contest.

You Can Enter Today

Great contests are accepting photo’s today.

Cash Prizes Awarded to Kids up to age 12.

When will the 2022 Contest Start?

That’s hard to tell, Gerber normally has just one baby photo contest per year.  The contest dates and rules vary from year to year.

It’s Easy to Miss Gerber’s Baby Contests.

The 2021 Contest only accepted photos from April 27, 2021 until May 17, 2021. If you’re not carefull, you could miss the 2022 Baby Contest.

How Can You Enter the 2022 Gerber Baby Contest?

The best way to ensure you have a chance to enter this  contest is to sign up for Baby Contest News.  As soon as we learn about this years contest we will send you a contest update that provide all of the information about the contest. Including entry dates, eligibility requirements, and most importantly links directly to the 2022 Contest. 

Does it cost anything to enter?

Gerber’s contests have always been free!  If there are any changes, we will let you know as soon as we hear anything.  

Who can enter the 2022 Gerber Baby Contest?

The last Gerber contest was only open to parents or legal guardians of children up to 4 years old that lived within the 50 United States and Washington DC.

What are the age categories for the 2022 Baby Contest?

In 2021 Gerber only awared one Prize so there was only one age category from one day to age 4.  In the past Gerber has awared prizes for up to six different categories they included birth, supported sitter, sitter, crawler, toddler, toddler2. We will not know how many age categories will be in the 2022 Baby Contest until it’s announced.

How Many Photo’s Can You Enter  in the Gerber Baby Contest?

You can only submit one photo of your child in the contest.  If you have more than one child you could enter one photo per child.

Are professional photos allowed in the 2022 Gerber Baby Contest?

None of Gerber’s previous contest have allowed baby pictures olr videos to be taken by professionals.  Plus no pictures can be used that have been previously published or that have won any awards.

How recent must the pictures be for the Gerber Baby Contest?

All of the pictures submitted in the 2021 contest had to be taken during the contest entry period. They also encouraged a video clips of up to twenty (20) seconds as part of your entry.

Who picks the winning baby contest pictures?

In 2021 all of the entries were reviewed by a panel of judges and they select the Grand Prize winner. 

How will the pictures in the 2022 Geber Baby Contest be judged? 

Gerber is looking for the perfect Gerber Baby to represent them and in the past, each picture was reviewed by the judges based on the following criteria: (a) visual appeal of the child in the Entry; (b) expressiveness of child in Entry; and (c) consistency with Gerber’s heritage and its Anything For Baby mission.

Gerber Baby Contest Winners?

2021 Gerber Baby Contest
The 2021  Gerber Baby Contest winner was Zane Kahin from Winter Park, Florida.  Zane is a 4 month old baby that was selected by the  judges from  more than 90,000 entrants to be the 2021 Gerber “spokesbaby.”  Zane will also appear on Gerber’s social media channels and marketing campaigns for the next year. His family received a $25,000 cash prize, free Gerber products for up to one year, and $1,000 in Gerber baby clothes.

What other pictures have won the Gerber Baby Contest?

Here are some pictures of the most recent Gerber Baby Contest winners.

2016 Gerber Baby Contest Winner – Riley 

Riley’s picture was much different than most of the other Gerber Winners.  Unlike most previous winners that focused primarily on the face, and it’s expression this picture showed Riley laying down.

2015 Gerber Baby Contest Winner –  Isla

Isla’s picture is typical for many of the previous Gerber Contests.  The photo focuses on the face , the eyes and the expression.  Gerber is always looking for children that look healthy and Happy.

2014 Gerber Baby Contest Winner – Grace

Grace’s winning photo is classic Gerber – Once again the photo focuses on the face, the eyes, and the expression.  This combination seems to work well in this Contest.

2013 Gerber Baby Contest – Levi and Paxton

As far as we know thes are the only twins that have ever won the Gerber Baby Contest,  But look at the picture, it’s all about faces, eyes and expression.  It’s seems to us like this is a common theme for the  contest winners.   

2012 Gerber Baby Contest – Mary Jane

This picture of Mary Jane is another example of Face, Eyes and expression .

How can you enter 

the next Gerber Baby Contest?

First you will need to know when the next  Cute Kid Contest is starting, what the rules are and how you can enter.  Unfortunately Gerber normally runs only one contest per year and the entry dates and contest format change from year to year.

The best way to  insure you don’t miss the next contest is to sign up for our newsletter.  

Can you really win the Gerber Baby Contest?

Yes, your child could win this contest,  but this is a huge contest and the competition is fierce.  When you get ready to submit your photo remember that over 90,000 pictures were submitted to the 2021 Baby Contest.  Every parent that submits a picture thinks their babies are the cutest and deserve to be the next Gerber Baby.   And to be perfectly honest, most babies are adorable and could win a contest.   

Why don’t photos win the Gerber Baby Contest?

Believe it or not, most photos submitted don’t have a chance because of poor image quality, composition or most commonly carelessness on the part of the parent submitting the photo.

Final thoughts and tips for the Gerber Baby Contest

  • Before you enter any baby baby photo contest, review the rules, understand what the judges want.
  • Take lots and lots of pictures of your baby and then systematically review your pictures and select the one which you feel has the best chance of winning.
  • Have Fun!  Spend lots of quality time with your baby – make them feel special when you enter the Gerber Baby Contest!