Advertisement

In the Spotlight: Becoming a Cover Kid


Every year, Baton Rouge Parents Magazine hosts The Cover Kid Event to find fresh faces to appear on the cover and within the pages of the magazine for the upcoming year. The Cover Kid Event is not a beauty contest or a talent show–it’s simply a great opportunity for kids to come together, be themselves, have some fun, and possibly become next year’s new faces for the magazine. This year’s family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, August 12 at Pennington Biomedical Research Center at 10 a.m. For those interested in learning more about what to expect, we have answered parents’ most frequently asked questions.

What makes a Cover Kid?
A Cover Kid is between the ages of 2 and 17 years old, and is a good role model for all children. We believe that children who shine come in all shapes, sizes, ethnicities, and abilities. We encourage all children to attend the event and join in the fun and the possibility of becoming a Baton Rouge Parents Magazine Cover Kid.
Cover Kids who are chosen will become ambassadors for the magazine as well as appear in the pages of our award-winning layouts. Cover Kids will have the opportunity to attend various events with us throughout the year, participate in fashion shows, and volunteer in our community.

How is a Cover Kid selected?
There’s no secret method to becoming selected as a Cover Kid. The best advice that can be given is to allow the child to be themselves. It’s not about choosing the right outfit or memorizing lines before meeting the judges–it’s about being a kid and having fun.

What happens at the event?
Once they are registered, each child will receive a time slot for when he or she will meet the judges. When the child’s time arrives, he will go up to the judges on his own and talk to one of the judges briefly.
After the interview, the child will know whether or not to return for callbacks. During callbacks, a total of 50 children will be chosen to become official Cover Kids.

Be the first to review this item!


Bookmark this

01 Aug 2017


By Amanda Miller

Recent Articles more articles

Boy Mom

in Family Life, Kirsten Raby

When parents share such great news, people should understand that they don’t know what that couple may already be struggling with- possible infertility, loss, or just good old “advanced maternal age.”

Mommy Time at Dry Bar

in Things To Do, Family Life, Susan Lowry Cedotal

We were able to visit and sip our drinks during our blow dry and styles. What a luxury to have someone else dry and style your hair! It was really the closest thing to being a celebrity without actually being a celebrity.

Make it a Snow Day or a Geaux Day, Your Choice

in A Day in the Life of Dad

I am certain that everyone enjoyed the snow day last month. I know my family sure did, but if you take a minute and think about it, what did you enjoy?

Individualized Education Program

in School

Expectations, Process, & Practical Tips.

Featured Listings more listings

Kid-Possible Summer Camp

in Day Camps

Kid-Possible is a summer day camp in Baton Rouge, La., for boys and girls 6 to 12 years old. With a focus on building enriched experiences for our campers, our camp structure focuses on making each day fun, balanced, and full of excitement!

Brighton School, The

in Private Schools

The Brighton School seeks to provide the most effective, evidence-based learning environment in our state for students with Dyslexia and related learning differences.

Montessori School of Baton Rouge

in Private Schools

Give your child the world at the Montessori School of Baton Rouge. We support each child’s overall development with Montessori’s unique innovative approach to education.

Twin Lakes Camp

in Day Camps, Residential Camps

Since 1970, Twin Lakes has provided families with a summer camp program nestled in the rolling hills and piney woods of central Mississippi. With day camp for ages 5-8, overnight camps for ages 6-12, the L.I.T. program for teens age 13-15, and more.

Advertisement
Newsletter