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Spaces are minimal. Please reserve a spot for your entry before all slots are filled. To enter the contest, you must attend the Kansas Doll Show on Saturday and Sunday. Winners will be announced on the showroom floor on Sunday at Noon.


  • You will be judged on your silicone painting skills in this category. The most realistic and beautifully painted entry will win!

Full body, partial sculpt and cuddle babies are allowed in this category. Your entry must be newborn in size. (17 to 20 inches in size.)



  • In this category, your entry can be painted in any skin tone.

  • Only one entry per contestant. 

  • All work must be 100% completed by you! 

  • Your baby can have rooted or painted hair, but no bald babies will be accepted.

  • FULL BODY SCULPT: must wear a white onesie or diaper only.          PARTIAL SCULPT: must wear a white onesie or white sleeper.                CUDDLE BABY SCULPT: must wear a white sleeper or white gown. (Remember, you are being judged on realism, so the more silicone showing, the more realistic the baby will appear.)

  • Your baby cannot wear a hat or headband. No accessories allowed.

  • No props are allowed in this category.

  • You must bring a white blanket to place your entry on and any other blankets to place in the basket that is provided by the Kansas Doll Show to pose your creation in.

You may pose and display your silicone creation that Saturday morning before the show begins at the contest staging area. However, you can only return to it once the judging has been completed.


Please have your entry covered completely before entering the contest staging area. Remember, your entries NEED TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS!!! Keep them out of public display. Dolls submitted for judging cannot be published before submission. You are NOT ALLOWED to touch your contest baby while being displayed at the show during judging. You are also NOT ALLOWED to mention which entry is yours while voting occurs. 

You may be disqualified if you fail to follow the rules as mentioned.

Owners are responsible for picking up contest entries after judging has ended on Saturday at the contest staging area! Once picked up, vendors may place their contest baby for sale at their booth or table. Non-Vendors are not allowed to sell their contest entry at the show.

The Kansas Doll Show will provide white baskets for you to pose your entry in. Please bring any small blankets for the basket for posing purposes. The outer blanket must be white in color to display your creation on.

An esteemed panel of judges will judge all entries for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

KDS does not participate in the judging.

The People's Choice Award is voted on by the public. Everyone attending the Kansas Doll Show will be allowed to vote once for their FAVORITE ENTRY out of all three categories combined.

         Only one award is given for People's Choice. 

Payment to enter the contest is
non-refundable and non-transferable.

To enter, the pay now button is on the bottom of the home page! 

Contest basket provided by the
Kansas Doll Show

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