Judge's Choice winners are determined by a panel of modeling professionals . There is an overall winner in each category in each age group. The child who receives the most points from the judges will be named the JUDGE'S CHOICE WINNER for that participating city and is eligible to win a modeling contract. Trophies will be mailed within ten days from the time when winners are posted online.
The general public may vote online for their most photogenic child's photos. And votes are tabulated by 50¢ per vote. All voting proceeds benefit the local Children's Miracle Network hospitals. There are overall winners for each category in each age group(a minimum of 300 votes needed to qualify for overall winners). The child who receives the most votes will be named the VOTER'S CHOICE WINNER for that participating city. Children who receive $100 or more worth of votes will receive a photo CD with all the photos taken of them during the photo shoot.