Show us your best shot! From people and places to celebrations and locations, you are invited to capture the best of Cottage Grove and submit your pictures in the photo contest. 

Contest Rules


  • Winners will be announced at a City Council meeting in February 2018
  • Winning photographer in each category will receive $50 and certificate from the City Council
  • Winning photos will be featured in the various city publications, on the city’s website and social media accounts

How to enter

  • Submit photographs by 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 29, 2017
  • Complete an entry form for each photo submitted
  • Mail or deliver in person to City of Cottage Grove, Photo Contest, 12800 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016.
  • If available, please email digital version (or link to where photo can be downloaded) of submitted photograph to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Submissions become the property of the City of Cottage Grove and will not be returned

 Download photo contest entry form (PDF)   

Download model release form (PDF)




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