This contest is now closed. Stay tuned to the blog to see the winners starting on 10/16/12.

Enter Your Photo Book and You Might Win a Free Cruise!

We’re excited about The Picaboo Book Awards and we hope you are too! But we realize you may have questions. Here are some answers to common questions. If you don’t see your question answered, leave it in the comments and a member of our team will respond. Make sure you review all the comments below as someone may have already asked your question.

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY BOOK?

Just fill out the submission form on this page.

HOW DO I FIND A LINK TO MY BOOK?

To find your book link or URL, follow these steps below.

    • Open Picaboo.
    • Select the book you’d like to share from your library.
    • When your book opens, select “Share” from the top navigation bar.
    • Select “Email” from the pop up window.
    • Send yourself an email of the book you’d like to share.
    • When you receive the email, copy the link and paste the link into the form.

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH CATEGORY MY BOOK FITS INTO?

To enter your photo book, you need to specify which category or theme your book fits. Here is a list of themes that are eligible for the Picaboo Book Awards. Most likely, you will have one or more books that fit into the categories. However, if you don’t think your book has what it takes to win, you can always create a new one! And if you’ve never created a Picaboo Photo Book, now’s the time. Get started now

Vacation Photo Books
Hawaii, Florida or Key Largo, if you’ve made a photo book of your vacation, select “Vacation Photo Book” on the entry form. All vacation books, except Disney-themed photo books, will be accepted.

Disney Photo Books 
All Disney photo books are eligible for this category. To enter your Disney book, select “Disney Photo Book” on the entry form.

Wedding Photo Books 
All Picaboo wedding-themed photo books are eligible for this category. This includes, but is not limited to, all wedding celebrations including proposal books, guest books, honeymoon books and of course, traditional wedding books! To enter your wedding book, select “Wedding Photo Book” on the entry form.

Birthday Photo Books
All Picaboo birthday photo books are eligible for this category. To enter your birthday book, select “Birthday Photo Book” on the entry form.

Kids Photo Books 
All Picaboo photo books focused around kids are eligible for this category.  This includes, but is not limited to, maternity books, first year books and yearbooks. To enter your kids book, select “Baby/Kids Photo Book” on the entry form.

Adoption Photo Books
All Picaboo photo books focused on adoption are eligible for this category. This includes any book that chronicles the adoption process. To enter your adoption photo book, select “Adoption Photo Book” on the entry form.

Misc Photo Books
We’re always looking for new uses for Picaboo photo books. Show us a book you’ve created that serves a new purpose and you could win! This category is wide open and could include portfolios, allergy books, PECs books or any other innovative new use for a Picaboo photo book. To enter your photo book, select “Misc. Photo Book” on the entry form.

HOW DO I KNOW MY BOOK WAS SUBMITTED?

After you hit “Submit” on the entry form, you will receive a confirmation in a new window. You will not receive an email. If a new window does not open up, please resubmit your book using our entry form.

HOW MANY BOOKS CAN I ENTER?

You can enter as many books as you’d like. However, you will need to fill out a new form for each book and enter it into the appropriate category.

HOW WILL WINNING BOOKS BE CHOSEN?

Books will be chosen based on creativity, layout, copy and design. All books will be reviewed by Picaboo staff and several guest judges. We’ll announce our guest judges soon! The winner of the Grand Prize is open to everyone. Everyone who submits their photo book will have a chance to win the Grand Prize.

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO SUBMIT MY BOOK?

The deadline to submit your book is October 10, 2012 at midnight PST.

WHEN WILL YOU REVEAL THE WINNING BOOKS? 

All winning books will be announced on our Facebook page and here, on The PicaBlog starting October 16, 2012 and ending on October 22, 2012. The Grand Prize Winner of the FREE Cruise will be announced on October 23, 2012. Make sure you “Like” our page to stay-in-the-know!

WHAT PRIZES CAN I WIN?

You can win a Canon Rebel, Picaboo gift cards, several prize packages from Mabel’s Labels and a FREE CRUISE from CruiseDeals.com! Here is more information about our prizes.

Everyone who enters will have a chance to win a Canon Rebel T3. On October 23rd, we’ll randomly pick one lucky person who entered the contest and send them this awesome Canon Rebel T3!

Win several prize packages from Mabel's LabelsMabel’s Labels makes labels for the stuff kids lose!® With a wide selection of Back-to-School products, clothing, household items and kid safety products, Mabel’s Labels makes sure your stuff never hits the Lost and Found!  They have provided several prize packages for the winning books, which may include, the Custom Neat Freak Combo, the {AWESOME} Crafter Pack, the Cord Control, Big Kaboodles and Curbside Labels. For more information about Mabel’s Labels, check out their Facebook page or their website!

Everyone who enters has a chance to win a free cruise!

CruiseDeals.com is your destination for finding the best cruises online. With exceptional customer service and an emphasis on exclusive offers for their customers, it’s no wonder that CruiseDeals.com is the industry leader. Whether you’re looking for a fun three-night cruise getaway or an exotic cruise odyssey, the agents at CruiseDeals.com will work with you every step of the way! Everyone who enters The Picaboo Book Awards will have a chance to win the free cruise! For more information, check our CruiseDeals.com and make sure you “like” their Facebook page.

HOW WILL YOU PICK THE WINNER OF THE CANON REBEL T3?

Everyone who enters a photo book into the contest will be entered to win the Canon Rebel T3. On October 23, 2012, we will use Random.org to pick the winner. The winner will be posted on The PicaBlog.

HOW WILL YOU PICK THE WINNER OF THE CRUISE?

Everyone who enters a photo book into the contest will be entered to win a cruise from CruiseDeals.com. On October 23, 2012, we will use Random.org to pick the winner. The cruise winner will be posted on The PicaBlog.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CRUISE?  

We have partnered with CruiseDeals.com to offer you the following cruise: A 3 or 4 night Carnival Cruise vacation for 2 departing from Miami or Port Canaveral in January, February, May, September, October, November or December of 2013.  Winner must choose their cruise date by February 24, 2013 and at least 95 days in advance of the cruise sail date. Holidays [Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and New Years] are blacked out. Winner will receive a category 4A inside cabin.  Winners may purchase upgraded cabins at their own expense. Winner will be responsible for their own gratuities, transportation to the pier, and onboard expenses. Prize is not transferable. No cash substitutions.

CAN I SUBMIT CARDS, COLLAGES, CANVAS POSTERS OR ANY OTHER PICABOO PRODUCTS?

No. The Picaboo Book Awards is only seeking Picaboo photo books. No other projects will be reviewed during this promotion.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I WON?

From October 16, 2012 through October 22, 2012, we’ll share the winning photo books on The PicaBlog. Winners will be notified via email throughout the contest. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on October 23, 2012 and will receive an email with the verified information.

Ready! Enter your Picaboo Photo Book now!