Faces of Family Photo Contest 2023


Our annual photo contest is now open and we can't wait to see your smiling faces! Enter today for a chance to win one of three great camera prizes.

2023 Faces of Family photo contest

A picture's worth a thousand words—tell your family's story! Enter our Faces of Family photo contest for a chance to win prizes donated by Broadway Camera and be featured in AFABC's print and digital materials and social media!

Photo credit: The Lawrence-Gounder family, honourable mention in last year's Faces of Family photo contest.

Contest rules 

To enter, click the "Enter Now" button at the top or bottom of the page and complete the form.

What are we looking for?

  • High-quality, high-resolution photos that you own the rights to (professional photos are okay as long as you own the rights for them).
  • A connection to adoption, foster care, permanent guardianship, kinship care, custom adoption, or other forms of permanency.

Each entrant can submit up to 10 photos.

Deadline: April 3, 2023.

Winning photos and other selected entries will appear on AFABC's print and digital materials and social media channels. By entering the contest, you permit AFABC to use your photos publicly in any of our materials. Please ensure you have permission to identify and show the faces of any minors included in your photos.

Note: AFABC employees and their family members are not eligible to enter. 

Winners from the past five years are welcome to enter (we want your stories to be shared and celebrated!). However, winners from the past five years are not eligible to win. 

Grand prize (draw) Everyone is entered into this random draw!
Fujifilm Instax SQ1 Instant Camera - Glacier Blue ($160 value)
With this beautiful camera, you can capture the moment and instantly print it out to share with your loved ones! All entrants are automatically entered to win a Fujifilm Instax SQ1 Instant Camera.

First place (judged category)
DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo ($549 value)
Capture all your family adventures with this ultra-durable, waterproof action camera, DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo, and don't forget to always take the scenic route!

Second place (judged category)
Insta360 GO 2 (32GB) ($379 value)
The Insta360 GO 2 (32GB) claims to be the world's smallest action camera—no bigger than your thumb! It seems there'll always be room for it.

Official Rules

The 2023 Faces of Family Photo Contest ("contest") is sponsored by Broadway Camera and administered by the Adoptive Families Association of BC ("AFABC"). The contest begins on February 20, 2023, and ends on April 3, 2023, at 11:59 pm PT ("contest period"). 

By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator—void where prohibited by law.

The Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC) features photos of children and teens of real adoptive and permanency families from our community throughout our educational and promotional materials. Reflecting the real faces of adoption helps us promote, publicize, and celebrate adoption and adoptive families in our ongoing work. By entering the Faces of Family photo contest, you permit AFABC to use your photos in any of our print and digital materials and social media. You confirm that you own the rights to the images you submit and have permission to allow them to be reproduced by the contest administrators and that you have permission to identify and show the faces of any minors included in your photos. Administrators reserve the right to publish entrants' complete names in conjunction with their submitted photographs unless otherwise requested by the entrants.

The contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their respective province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees or contractors of the Sponsor(s) and immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter. 

All contest entrants will receive one entry (regardless of the number of photos submitted) for the grand prize draw. One grand prize draw winner will be chosen at random using the online random number generator at www.random.org. The odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received.

A committee of AFABC staff will select first and second-place prize winners.

The winners will be contacted by email and will have seven days to respond. If no response is received within seven days, another winner will be chosen. Administrators are not responsible for prize fulfillment nor for any technical failures.

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are in no way associated with this contest.

Contact information for sponsor(s), if applicable, can be found in the contest text via website links.

Images included in the contest promotional materials may not depict the exact prize and are for illustrative purposes only.

Don't hesitate to contact communications@bcadoption.com with any questions.

To enter, click the "Enter Now" button at the bottom of the page and complete the form.

February 20th, 2023 12:00 AM to April 3rd, 2023 11:59 PM
Detailed Information
Audience: Adoptive Parents, GLBTQ Parents, Single Parents, Adoptive Families, Foster Families, Youth
Location: Online
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