Baby of the Year is back, and we’ve been looking for the most adorable infants in Huddersfield.

It’s now time for you to vote and decide who will be the winner.

In August, our official Baby of the Year photographers set up shop in the Piazza Centre snapping your little angels.

There are four categories to be entered into; 0-9 months, 10-18 months, 19-36 months and 3-5 years.

Above is the 10-18 month category.

Simply choose your favourite in each category from the photographs printed and then call or text by following the instructions below to vote.

MORE: Baby of the Year 2015: 0-9 months babies

We will be revealing the Top 40 finalists (ten from each age category) in paper on Saturday, September 26, when you will have your final chance to vote to determine our winners. So what are you waiting for?

Lines are open now for you, your family and friends, and all of our readers to cast their all-important vote! Please see below for full details. Good luck to all of this year’s cutie pies!


The overall winner will receive the coveted title of ‘Huddersfield Examiner Baby of the Year 2015’, Baby of the Year winner trophy, plus a 20”x16” portrait. Each of the other three category winners will receive a 10”x12” portrait.

Don’t forget that you can vote more than once to increase the chance of your child winning.

You could even share details about the competition and voting details to all of your family and friends using Facebook or Twitter.

PLEASE remember to also share the vote pricing details.

How to vote

Each child has a unique four-digit voting number, which you can find below each photo.

By Phone: To vote simply call us on 0901 307 3720 and follow the instructions. You will be asked to key in the four-digit number of your chosen child. Calls cost 50p plus your telephone company’s access charge.

By text: Simply text code BOTY1 followed by a space the four-digit code of your favourite baby followed by your name, address and post code to 85858. (e.g. code BOTY1 1234 Andy Smith, 1 Jones Street, TS1 7LP). Text messages cost 50p each plus one standard network rate message. For SMS you may receive details of other related promotional offers and services. If you do not wish to receive these, add NOINFO to the end of your message.

Voting terms and conditions

You may spend a maximum of £30 per day on these services. If you do not pay the telephone bills, please ask permission from the person that does before you vote. Any unauthorised advertising or misrepresentation of numbers/ PINS or costs of voting may result in disqualification of those parties concerned.

Voting opens at 5am on 12th September

Voting closes at 5pm on 19th September