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12 babies of Christmas

*This competition is now closed*


’Tis the season to be jolly – and it’s going to be made even more special this year as it’s your little one’s first Christmas. We’re working with SMA Nutrition to create some exciting activity for Christmas, including a gallery of the 12 babies of Christmas – 12 little ones who perfectly capture the spirit of the season. Send us a festive photo of your baby and you could be in with a chance to win a €50 Tesco Gift Card courtesy of SMA Nutrition.

This competition closes on 11 December 2017 at 11.59pm. Entrants must be 18 or over. ROI residents only. Your baby must be over 6 months. Other entry terms apply. See below for full terms and conditions.

How to enter

  • Simply email a festive photo of your baby aged 6-12 months (at time of entry) to
  • Tell us your name, your baby’s name and date of birth.

If your baby is one of our winners we will email you on Thursday 14 December to let you know, so please don’t forget to check your emails on that day. We will use the email address you have used to submit your photo to respond to you. Please see below for full terms and conditions.


Terms and conditions

These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the terms and conditions and by participating, all claimants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the terms and conditions. Please retain a copy for your information.

  1. Promoter: Tesco Stores Ltd, Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
  2. Eligibility: The competition is open to residents of the Republic of Ireland who are aged 18 or over, excluding employees and their immediate families of Tesco, SMA Nutrition, their agencies or anyone directly connected to the competition.
  3. Promotional Period: The competition opens on 21 November 2017 and the closing date for receipt of all entries is 11.59pm on 11 December 2017.
  4. Internet connection required to enter.
  5. Entry instructions: To enter, send us a festive photo of your baby aged 6-12 months (at time of entry). Email your photo to Tell us your name, email address and your baby’s name and date of birth. The baby in the photo must be your own or you must have the express permission of the baby’s parent or legal guardian to submit the photo. Photos must be no less than 500KB in size (a camera phone photo will be acceptable if you select ‘large’ file size or bigger).
  6. All participants who meet the criteria and entry process will be placed into the competition.
  7. All entries must be the original work of the participant and must not be subject to any third party rights or claim. Entries cannot be taken from the internet. The promoter will especially not be held responsible for infringement on the copyright, moral rights, rights of privacy of any person depicted in the photo or intellectual property rights of any person or entity. Any entries which are plagiarised, copied, or fraudulent; infringe upon existing rights of others; are obscene, vulgar, offensive or otherwise unsuitable will be disqualified.
  8. Prize fund: There are 12 winners. Each winner will receive a €50 Tesco Gift Card. The 12 winning photographs will also be featured in the winners’ ‘12 Babies of Christmas’ gallery as part of the SMA Nutrition First Christmas promotion on Tesco Baby Club. The gallery will be published online on 19 December 2017.
  9. No responsibility can be accepted for entries incomplete, delayed, corrupted or not received for whatever reason.
  10. Only one entry per person.
  11. No purchase necessary.
  12. Winner selection: The 12 winning photographs will be selected by an external independent judge based on the following criteria:
    a. the baby in the photo must be aged between 6 and 12 months at time of entry.
    b. entries to the SMA Nutrition ‘12 Babies of Christmas’ gallery should sum up the spirit or excitement of the festive season. Photos will be judged according to: a happy, funny or excited expression with a festive aspect; an in-focus photo of a single baby; good lighting, colour and clarity so that the baby can be seen easily; no reference to brands or branded items are permitted to be on view within the photo; photos that are fuzzy, of a poor quality, include multiple children, or parents in the photos are not permitted.
  13. Winner notification: The winners will be notified by 14 December 2017 by email. We will use the email address you have used to submit your photo to respond to you. If a winner does not respond within 3 days of being contacted, the prize of a €50 Tesco Gift Card will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected from a reserve list chosen at the same time as the original. In the event of a reserve winner being chosen, they will be eligible to receive the prize of a €50 Tesco Gift Card but their baby’s photo may not be published in the online gallery. This is due to insufficient time in the schedule for the photo to be published as part of the gallery.
  14. No third party or bulk entries. If it becomes apparent that either a participant or household is using any means to circumvent this condition such as, and without limitation, multiple entries, multiple reproduced or computer generated entries, acting fraudulently or dishonestly in the opinion of the Promoter or otherwise acting in violation of these terms, these entries will be disqualified and any prize entitlement will be void. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt.
  15. The entry instructions form part of the terms. By entering, you agree to accept and be bound by the terms and conditions.
  16. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties but will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid consumer disappointment.
  17. The prize is not transferable and must be accepted as stated.
  18. The promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should circumstances outside its control make this necessary.
  19. General: The names and counties of the winners will be available by sending a SAE to ROI SMA Nutrition 12 Babies Of Christmas Competition, Tesco Baby Club, BOOKMARK, The Griffin Building, 83 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5AR after 6 January 2018. On entry, the winner agrees for their name and county of residence to be shared with anyone who requests the winner’s details.
  20. The winners agree to their baby’s name, age and photograph being used for promotional purposes.
  21. By sending us your photos you are agreeing to them being used across all Tesco Baby Club’s channels: website, social media, emails and printed materials. Only winning entrants will be contacted and the independent judge’s decision is final.
  22. Copyright of all material submitted as an entry rests with the entrant. In entering this competition, you grant the promoter a licence to use your entry for any purpose in connection with this competition without further recompense.
  23. The promoter reserves the right to verify the winning parents’ or legal guardians’ entry and ask for proof of identity, address and proof of age for the baby entered.
  24. The application and interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and the courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute concerning them.
  25. Tesco Gift Cards can be redeemed at any Republic of Ireland Tesco store and are subject to terms and conditions. For more information see our frequently asked questions.
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