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CUTEST CAT CONTEST 2019: Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:

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 can only be edited during the submission period.

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

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

When does the public voting take place?

Voting is scheduled to run from May 6 to May 19. This will determine our 10 finalists.

When and where will the finalists be announced?

The 10 finalists (and two editor’s picks) will be announced on or about July 22, on this website.

When and where will the winner be announced?

The winner will be revealed in the August 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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