Zane (3.5 months) and His DadIt’s finally that glorious time of year when the leaves change and kids start dreaming up what or who they want to be for Halloween!

Submit a photo of your child to enter our Halloween Photo Contest, which is open to all families who have adopted through our agency. Entering is simple – just send us a photo of your child (to by Friday, November 1st!

Winners will be selected by YOU! We’ll be posting the photos (with first names and ages only) to our Facebook page, where we encourage you and your friends and family to vote for your favorite photos with a like! (Comments will not count.)

Voting will close on Monday, November 11th at 5PM CST, and winners will be announced then. Winners will also appear in an issue of our newsletter American Adoptions News and right here on our blog!

Entries will be divided into three categories, with one winner in each category:

  1. Children age 0-2
  2. Children age 3 and up
  3. Siblings – Multiple children adopted from American Adoptions

To submit your photo, simply follow these easy steps:

  1. Email your favorite photo of your child (or children) to
  2. In the email message body, be sure to include your name, your children’s name(s) and their ages. Example: John Smith, Age 2 – Parents: Robert and Jane Smith

* The America’s Adoption Agency Halloween Photo Contest is open to all families who have adopted through our agency. Please only submit one photo per child. Entries are due by November 1. Only the ages and first names of each winner will be made public. Last names will be kept confidential.

Check out last year’s submissions for inspiration, including the clever costume pictured above!