Summer Fun Photo Contest


RGV Moms Blog wants to see YOUR family photo in our Summer Fun Photo Contest!

We are excited to announce this contest and the AWESOME prize which is an outdoor photo shoot with the fabulous photographer, Melinda Gutierrez!


The contest will run for 4 days, and you can visit our facebook page during the contest to place a vote for your favorite photo! The winner will receive a photo shoot and will be determined from the total number of likes in the ORIGINAL album on the RGV Moms Blog facebook page.


To enter the contest:

  1. Email your family photo to hello (at) rgvmomsblog (dot) com to officially be entered.
  2. Photo must be received by Wednesday, July 2nd by 6pm.
  3. Visit RGV Moms Blog facebook page to vote for your favorite photo with a “like”.
  4. Votes will count from the original RGVMB album only (so encourage voters to visit the original posted album to make their vote count!!!).
  5. Ask your friends and family to like, comment, tag, and share your photo. Keep all comments positive as RVGMB will be screening content and reserves the right to remove comments.
  6. Voting will begin on Thursday, July 3rd.
  7. The contest ends on Sunday, July 6th at 9pm.
  8. Use #rgvmbSummerFun on Instagram (@rgvmomsblog) and Twitter (@rgvmomsblog)
  9. Repin from our Pinterest page (rgvmomsblog)

***Any late entries risk not being entered into the contest. Late entries may take up to 48 hours to be posted. To secure a spot in the contest and optimal “likes”, send the photo on time by EMAIL to hello (at) rgvmomsblog (dot) com by Wednesday, July 2nd by 6pm.

Melinda Gutierrez Photography

Official Rules:

  1. Pictures need to be family friendly and tasteful (think G-rated). RGVMB reserves the right to use discretion on posting pictures.
  2. Pictures must be photos of members of your family. RGVMB reserves the right to use discretion on posting pictures.
  3. Only submit pictures to which you own the rights. This means that photos taken by a professional photographer will not be accepted.
  4. By sending your photo in for this contest, you are agreeing to have the photo posted on social media.
  5. Limit one entry per reader.
  6. Pictures must be emailed to hello (at) rgvmomsblog (dot) com to be entered. Posting a photo on social media on your own will not count as an entry.
  7. Please include a name and contact information with your entry.
  8. Votes will only count in our RGV Moms Blog Official Contest Album, not on shared photos. Please encourage people to visit the original post on the RGVMB facebook page to count towards your final total.
  9. Winners will be contacted by email and must claim their prize within 3 days or the prize will go to the runner-up.
  10. Please keep the comments, emails and posts positive and upbeat. Inappropriate, rude and hurtful comments/posts/emails will be removed and may result in disqualification. Remember :: “There is only one beautiful child in the world, and every mother has it.”
  11. Any violation of an official rule will result in disqualification from the contest.


The prize:

The winner of our Summer Fun Photo Contest will receive the prize of a free mini-portrait session with Melinda Gutierrez at 4Ever After Photography. This will include one outdoor family portrait session. Restrictions may apply.

  • 10 Digital images on a CD
  • (1) 8×10 Print
  • Family or maternity portrait session, pets allowed. Babies must be able to sit up unassisted.
  • Limit 4 people ($25 per person after 4)
  • Will not include a newborn session.
  • Photo session location will be in the McAllen/Edinburg/Hidalgo area and will be arranged with Melinda Gutierrez after the contest ends
  • View more of her portfolio of work on her webpage and blog

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 What are you waiting for!???! Get us those photos and let the games begin!


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