City of De Pere + Definitely De Pere
2021 Summer Photo Contest! 

We want to celebrate and showcase the beauty of all things De Pere! Create and share photos you think best represent our City!

Photographers of all ages and abilities are invited to enter their best photos celebrating our community in the City of De Pere Photography Contest between June 1, 2021 and August 31, 2021 for a chance to win. (Voting period August 1-31, 2021.) Entering is easy and free. Click here to read terms and conditions and submit your photo.

Contest Categories

  • Cityscapes
    • A blend of modern and historic, De Pere has a mix of beautiful homes, architecture, and buildings. Here’s your chance to show off some of the infrastructure and landmarks that give our community its aesthetic character.
  • Environment & Nature
    • From wide-open spaces, rivers and trails, to our cozy city streets shaded by tree cover of ever-changing hues, the bounty of our environment enriches life in De Pere. Show your appreciation of the natural beauty we have right outside our doorsteps.
  • Recreation & Health

    • From fun on the Fox River to more than 400 acres of parks, as well as outdoor swimming pools, trail systems, a community center and so much more, there's endless opportunities for fun in De Pere! Show us how you, your friends or family enjoy these many offerings! 
  • Community Engagement & Special Events
    • De Pere residents love to stay social and engaged in our community, enjoying many year-round activities and events. Show us how you help create community and connect with others. 
  • Popular Vote
    • All photos submitted will be automatically entered into this category as well. When the voting period begins, the submission with the most total votes from our community will be the winner of this final category.

After the submission window closes, five winners be selected, one from each of the above categories.

If you have questions, please reach out to 920-339-2371. 

Contest Rules


All photos must be taken from within our city limits.


You can't copy pics from any outside source. All photos must be the contestant’s sole artistic effort. 


By submitting a photo you grant the City of De Pere & Definitely De Pere permission to use the photo on their respective websites, print marketing, social media, and any other collateral royalty-free. Depending on the platform photos are used, attribution may be provided to the photographer, but is not guaranteed.  
Winners will be announced on City of De Pere & Definitely De Pere social media in September!