Photo Contest

The City of East Lansing has launched its 2017 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer, Inc. and Gigi's Cupcakes - East Lansing. The contest deadline is Sunday, October 15, 2017 at midnight.

Submit up to five photos taken in East Lansing during any of its four seasons for a chance to win some great prizes and have your photography featured in the City's community calendar and other marketing materials (with photo credit). Photos should be high resolution and should not be significantly edited. Participants do not have be a resident of East Lansing, but all photos must be taken in East Lansing. 

How to Participate

Submit photos online. Winners will be contacted after the deadline to fill out and submit a signed entry/model release form. The model release portion only applies if the photos contain people. The form is currently available on the website (under related info) for those participants who would prefer to print, fill out and submit their form ahead of time.

Sponsors & Prizes

The 2017 East Lansing Community Photo Contest is sponsored by Meijer, Inc. and Gigi's Cupcakes - East Lansing. The prizes listed below were generously donated by the contest sponsors:

1st Place - $150 Meijer gift card
2nd Place - $100 Meijer gift card
3rd Place - $50 Meijer gift card
Honorable Mention Photos (10 total) - $10 Gigi's Cupcakes gift cards


Community members with questions can email or call (517) 319-6873.