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La Catrina Más Catrina

Photo Submission Contest

Welcome to our La Catrina Más Catrina photo submission contest!

Get into the Day of the Dead spirit for a chance to win an awesome prize! Paint yourself a sweet sugar skull makeup, snap a photo, and submit your entry for the chance to win one of the following prizes:

  • 1st Place: $500 VISA Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $400 VISA Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $300 Sephora Gift Card
  • 4th Place: $200 ULTA Gift Card
  • 5th Place: $100 MAC Gift Card
  • 6th Place: $100 Cardenas Markets Gift Card
  • 7th Place: $100 Cardenas Markets Gift Card

Contest Period starts October 18th, 2023 at 8:00 AM PST, and runs through Thursday, November 2nd, 2023, at 11:59 PM PST.

Public Voting Period starts Friday, November 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM PST, and runs through Monday, November 6, 2022, 12:00 PM PST. This Public Vote will generate a Top 20 Contestants. Scroll down to see all the approved submissions.

Judging and Selection – a panel of the Cardenas Marketing Team will review the top (20) Contestant photos as generated by the public vote. Selection of the top seven (7) Winners will begin November 6, 2023, at 12:01 PM PST, and ends November 6, 2023, at 5:00 PM PST, with announcement of the winners happening soon after.

Photo Submission Contest Sponsored By:

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Please review the judging criteria for this photo submission contest.

The criteria on which the winners will be selected shall be:

  1. Judges will consider the volume of public engagement on an entrant’s submission as seen on Cardenas’ Site (this page). The public will be allowed to “like / heart” photos during a “public voting period”.
  2. The entrant’s adherence to theme (whether the painted face is depicted in a traditional “Catrina Style” or “Sugar Skull Decorations”)
  3. The entrant’s creativity (this may include, but is not limited to, the use of jewelry, feathers, props and other materials other than face paint)
  4. The entrant’s outfit
  5. Photographic composition and quality of the photograph
  6. Ambiance (this may include an altar or other prop and/or background)
  7. Color and lighting of the photograph
  8. Clarity of the photograph and entrant’s face painting
  9. Please do not upload images that are protected under copyright. The image must be yours.


Congratulations to the 2023 Catrina Photo Contest Winners!

A Cardenas Markets marketing representative will be in communication with winners for prize redemption instructions. Thank you to everyone who participated and see you next year!

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