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Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I enter the contest if I do not have a Facebook account?

Yes, absolutely. You can fill in the entry form and upload a photo without logging into Facebook. Just click on “Browse” or “Choose File.”

What formats of photo are accepted?

You can submit JPEGs or PNGs under 5MB.

What kinds of photos look best?

Vertical portraits (taller than wide), with a simple, uncluttered background look best.

Can I edit my entry?

Entries cannot be edited once posted.

If I enter my dog, when will I receive my digital faux cover of New Jersey Monthly with my dog’s image?

The covers will be emailed in JPG format within two to four weeks of entry.

When does the public voting take place?

Public voting at is scheduled to run from December 3 to December 16. This will determine our 10 finalists.

When and where will the finalists be announced?

The 10 finalists will be announced on Tuesday, December 18, on this website.

When and where will the winner be announced?

The winner will be revealed in the March 2019 issue of New Jersey Monthly.

If I sign up for a subscription, when will I start receiving the magazine?

If a subscription was purchased with your entry, your first issue will arrive within 4-6 weeks once order is received.

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