Ever thought your kid should be on the cover of Alaska Parent magazine? Here’s your chance!


Enter your child (ages 2 to 15) in Alaska Parent's Cover Kid Contest taking place at KidsDay in April at the Dena'ina Center. Every child receives a professional mini photo session, and a chance to land on the cover of Alaska Parent!

1. PRE-REGISTER ONLINE Registrants will receive an appointment time via email.

2. PHOTO SESSION Check in at Alaska Parent’s booth at KidsDay at your scheduled appointment time. Walk-ins are welcome, but are subject to contest wait times.

3. ONLINE VOTING Photos will be posted online where the public will vote for the TOP 25 finalists. Alaska Parent’s panel of judges will choose one winner.

4. WINNER ANNOUNCED on or before June 20 Winner will be announced on and Alaska Parent’s Facebook page and scheduled for a professional cover photo shoot.

Every participant receives the child’s photo on a “mock cover” of Alaska Parent magazine!

• Child must be between the ages of 2 years and 15 years old, residing in Alaska.
• Pre-register by filling out the form. Entries must be received no later than April TBA, 2019. PRE-REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. You may also register at KidsDay on April TBA; however, space is limited and it is better to pre-register online to ensure your spot.
• Each registered child receives a professional mini-photo session at KidsDay, and receives their photo on a “mock cover” of Alaska Parent.
• Entry fee: $20 per child for both a high-resolution digital mock cover and a printed 8x10 mock cover, payable at the time of registration. No refunds.
• An email will be sent to all participants prior to the event for scheduling and check-in details.
• Your child shows up at their scheduled time on April TBA to have their photo taken for about 5-10 minutes. (No makeup or costumes, please!)
• The digital mock covers will be emailed 4-6 weeks after the event; printed mock covers will be mailed 6-8 weeks after the event.
• Within 2 weeks after the event, the photo and first name only of all contestants will be posted on Alaska Parent’s Facebook page. The public will vote for the top 25 finalists. Alaska Parent’s panel of judges will choose one winner.
• The winner will be contacted via email and announced on and Facebook.
• Winner must be available to attend a professional photo shoot with their parent or legal guardian, and parent or legal guardian must sign a photo release form.
• The winner will appear on a cover of Alaska Parent magazine some time between September 2018 and June 2019. Alaska Parent reserves the right to determine the issue on which the winner will appear. If a winner is not available for a cover shoot within a reasonable time frame as determined by Alaska Parent they may forfeit their right to be on a cover. Further, an alternate winner may be selected, at Alaska Parent's sole discretion.

Employees, agencies and agents are not eligible to enter. By entering, you acknowledge that you are a parent or legal guardian of the child, grant permission to have child’s photo (and child’s first name only) be posted at Alaska Parent’s website and social media sites, and have read and agree to these rules and guidelines. For more information, call 907-868-9050 or email