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CUTEST PET CONTEST 2020: Frequently Asked Questions:

What formats of photo are accepted?

You can submit JPEGs or PNGs under 5MB.

What kinds of photos look best for a mock cover?

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

What kind of pet can I enter?

All legally owned household pets are eligible, including legally owned exotics. No farm animals, please.

Can I edit my entry?

Entries can only be edited during the submission period.

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

The covers will be emailed in PDF format within 2-4 weeks of entry.

When does the public voting take place?

Voting is scheduled to run from February 19-28. 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 April 15, on this website.

When and where will the winner be announced?

The winner will be revealed in the May 2020 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.

I have another question.

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