Judging Timeline

  • On November 16, 2016, when application submission closes, our expert judges will review all entries and select three finalists for each of the six categories.
  • The judges will be voting on a scale of 1-5 on the following product criteria:
    • Innovation
    • Impact
    • Implementation
    • Individuality
  • The eighteen finalists will be announced November 28, 2016, on our website. Finalists will be notified via email.
  • Online audience voting will begin onNovember 28, 2016, after the eighteen finalists are selected and announced, and will remain open until January 2, 2017, 8:00pm EST.
  • The winner from each category will be selected through a combination of expert judges and online audience votes. There will be an additional Audience Favorite award given to one of the eighteen finalists that will be selected from 100% of the online audience votes.
  • The category winners and the Audience Favorite will be announced live on stage January 5, 2017, during a special event at the Baby Tech Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of the Consumer Electronics Show. The eighteen finalists are recommended to be present at the event.