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Spring 2017 Cuties

Black Hills Cuties photo submissions for Spring 2017 are now closed.

Black Hills Cuties is free to enter and will be open form Dec. 28 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 6, 2017 at 5 p.m.


Here’s how it works:

  • Take an awesome photo full of personality of your cutie(s).
  • Private message us your photo with your email address and child’s age on Facebook.
  • Like, Comment and share your cutie’s Facebook image with family and friends

All photos will be featured online at and our Facebook page. Like, comment and share your cutie’s Facebook image to win a prize valued at $20. 

Photo Tips:

  • Take a recent photo of your cutie(s)! (It doesn’t have to be professional!)
  • Crystal clear – not blurry at all.
  • Have fun! Show some personality and those pearly whites. Cuties are cutest when they are having fun.
  • Suggestion: do not use Christmas photos – these images will be in consideration for the SPRING issue.

For questions, please send us a message on Facebook or an email.

NOTE: Facebook engagement does not determine which cuties are in the Spring Issue. 


 Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I enter?
A: Submit your cutie’s photo on Facebook. Please include: your email address, your child’s name and age.

Q: How often can I enter?
A: You can enter each eligible child (newborn-12 years) once per issue.

Q: Can I enter multiple children?
A: Yes, you can enter any of your children either separately or in one photo together.

Q: I’m getting an error that says my email address already exists.
A: Please try another browser or try clearing your cache. If you’re still having issues, please send us an email including what browser you’re using and the email address you’re using for entry.

Q: I uploaded multiple photos on accident?
A: If they were the same photo, we will just invalidate the additional photo when we validate votes. If you have uploaded multiple images that are different – we will take the first image submitted.

Q: I uploaded the wrong photo by accident OR I found a picture I like better, can you change the image for me?
A: Unfortunately, no. We will not alter entries after they’ve been submitted.

Q: How can I vote?
A: You can “Like” comment, and share photos on Facebook in the Spring 2017 Black Hills Cuties album.

Q: When will I see my cutie online?
A: Photos will be uploaded 1-3 business days after your submission via

Q: I don’t see my cutie’s photo in the album. What do I do?
A: Just send us a message on Facebook and we will look into it.

Q: What classifies as the “winner”?
A: The “winner” of this issue’s Black Hills Cutie entries will have liked, comment and shared their cuties photo. The top entry/entries to have the highest engagement will win a prize valuing $20. (Prizes given will differ per issue.)

Q: How many times can I “vote”?
A: You can like a photo once (via Facebook), but feel free to have family, friends, etc. share and comment on the photo, as well.

Q: The number of Facebook likes on my photo is higher than someone ahead of me in the ranking, does that mean they are winning?
A: Not necessarily. The “winner” will be based off of engagement as told by our page data. For questions, please send us a message on Facebook or an email.

NOTE: Facebook engagement does not determine which cuties are in the Spring Issue.