CHRISTMAS BABY COMPETITION: 2017

2017-10-05 06:01
Ruan Jacques Vosloo was last year’s Front Page Christmas Baby winner.                                                                                                                         Photo:BEAUTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHY

Ruan Jacques Vosloo was last year’s Front Page Christmas Baby winner. Photo:BEAUTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHY

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THE Kouga Express is looking for a gorgeousbaby to grace the front page of the last edition of the year – which will be published on Thursday, December 21.

The annual Kouga Express Christmas Baby Competition is aimed at making the day even more special for Kouga and Koukamma babies who are celebrating their first Christmas.

Apart from being our cover model, the winning baby will be showered with great prizes.

The winning baby will receive a photoshoot and images on a disk from Beautique Photography at Fountains Mall in Jeffreys Bay.

This is not all.

The winner will receive a R500 Fountains Mall voucher, as well as a one-hour parenting class from the Baby Lounge in Jeffreys Bay valued at R300. The parenting class consists of an answer and question session, milestone evaluation and practical suggestions for the healthy development of a baby.

The Baby Lounge is owned by Sr. Leisle van Vliet, a registered nurse and midwife.

The winner will also receive a set of two Babe-Eeze teething necklaces valued at R250, and a Babe-Eeze teething bib valued at R149.

The runner-up will receive a R300 Fountains Mall voucher, while the second runner-up will crawl away with a R200 Fountains Mall voucher.

Parents must enter their babies via our social media platforms. There are three platforms from which to choose.

Facebook – Kouga Express

On the left of our Facebook page, click on the Christmas Baby tab which will take you to the entry form where you can upload your baby’s photo and enter all the details. Alternatively, enter on www.kougaexpress.co.za.

Twitter – @KougaExpress1

Submit your photo via Twitter; include all the necessary info and tag @KougaExpress1 and #KougaXBaby2017.

Instagram – ep_media24

1) Follow us on Instagram (private accounts are not visible to us).

2) Upload your photo and include all the required info.

3) Include #KougaXBaby2017 in your post.

Only online entries will be accepted – no photos may be emailed, posted or dropped off at our office. No photos to be posted on our Facebook timeline.

The following information is required:

  • Name and surname of the baby
  • Date of birth (eg: 2017-04-30)
  • Gender
  • Suburb in which you live.

Entries without this information, will not be considered.

How the competition will work

The closing date for entries is at 16:00 on Thursday, November 30.

Entry photos need not have a Christmas theme, and baby’s face must be clearly visible. Only babies living in Kouga and Koukamma are allowed to enter.

All the rules of the competition can be viewed on our Facebook page or our website at www.kougaexpress.co.za.

The top 10 finalists will be announced on our Facebook page and in the Kouga Express newspaper on Thursday, December 14.

The winner of the competition will be rephotographed by Beautique Photography and must be available for the photo session between December 4 and 8.

All the entries received will be published on our facebook page in photo galleries.

For more information, send and email to tanya.vanzyl@media24.com.

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