How To Submit Your Product

  1. Complete our Online Application and pay the appropriate fees (shown below).
  2. Send one sample of each product to the address on the application.

Submission Fees:

Basic entry: $195.00 per product (this fee is fully refundable if you are not chosen)
Premium entry: $500.00 per product (Includes $500 worth of advertising & is fully refundable if you are not chosen!)

Basic Multiple entry: $500.00 for up to three distinct products (this fee is fully refundable if you are not chosen)

Premium multiple entry: $700 for up to three distinct products (this fee is fully refundable if you are not chosen)

Submitting more than 5 products? Contact us for a special quote.

Awards Calendar Deadlines:

Submitted January 1 -April 1: Winners announced in May.

Submitted April 2 – June 1: Winners announced in July.

Submitted June 2 – August 1: Winners announced in September.

Submitted August 2 – December 30: Winners announced in February.

Basic Entry Perks
Winners Receive FREE

  • Beautiful high-resolution award seal to use on all marketing materials, social media, printed materials and your website.
  • 250×250 image + 150 words of text about your product on the website.
  • Links from to your web site
  • Winner’s list sent directly to 100,000+ parents in our e-newsletter
  • Winner’s list sent directly to more than 5,000 news outlets, radio stations, magazine editors, media contacts & resellers
  • Winners list lives on Parents’ Picks Awards website forever
  • Possible brand exposure through editorial on
  • Winners certificate for display purposes

Premium Entry Perks (fully refunded if your product is not chosen)
Guaranteed Product Exposure ($500 value)

  • SEO Optimized editorial feature of your product written by our professional in-house writing team (or if  you’d like, you can provide copy – we may edit it).

(If your entry wins, you get all of the basic perks plus the premium perks for each entry).               

Payment of Entry Fees
Entry fees may be paid by credit card, PayPal or check. Nominations will not be processed until payment has been made. Please email to submit payment.

Notification Process
Announcements will be sent via e-mail to the contact listed on the entry form.

Additional Services/Products:

These additional services/products may be purchased separately after winning an award.

  • Run-of-Site Banner Ad for two (2) months. Price: $200
  • Award Spotlight on homepage for two (2) months. Price: $200

Submission Guide

The products accepted are not limited to the categories shown on the site. We welcome thoughtful suggestions and ideas.

Please Note: Product evaluations and scoring specifics, except for voluntary review highlights, are proprietary and will not be released. Product submissions will not be returned.

Earn the Parents’ Picks Award and stand out from your competition today!

Start the online application.

Become part of the Parents' Picks Network!

Be the first to know about award-winning products & services for your family.