City of De Pere + Definitely De Pere
2022 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 in our second-annual photo contest. 

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 May 18, 2022 and August 31, 2022 for a chance to win. (Public Voting period is August 19 to Sept. 6.) Entering is easy and free.  

All photos entered into our Photo Contest will also become eligible for use in the Photo of the Day feature on City of De Pere social media platforms!

If you're not interested in entering the Photo Contest but do want to submit an image for use in Photo of the Day, please click here for more info.  


Photo Contest Categories

  • Downtown & Architecture
    • 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! 
  • Events & Community 
    • 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. There are no physical prizes, but winners will have their photos hung and displayed in the halls of De Pere City Hall through August 2023. 

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


Contest Rules

RULE ONE: KEEP IT LOCAL

All photos must be taken from within our city limits.

RULE TWO: USE YOUR OWN

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

RULE THREE: SHARE THE LOVE

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!

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PHOTOS IS AUG. 31, 2022. 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SUBMITTED IMAGES!