Welcome to the GCPL’s Photo Contests page. Here you will find links to past contests, the finalists and winners, and announcements and links to upcoming contests.

Join us for the Teen “Summer Fun” Photography Contest.

Theme: Summer Fun

Eligibility: 6 – 12th graders (including 2021 graduates) who reside or attend school in Geauga County.

Submission Period: July 1 – July 31, 2021 (registration has ended)

Voting Period: August 1 – August 14 (Voting is now open)

Prizes: First place winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded.

Due to a large number of last minute registrations, we will extend photo submissions until August 2nd. No new registrations will be accepted.

Voting is now open . You do not need to be registered to vote. Now is the time to let your friends and family know they can vote. You may vote for as many pictures as you like, including your own, but only one vote per picture is allowed. The top 10 vote getters will move on to the finals and the judges will choose the top 3 winners.  Please note: Participants can only have one picture chosen for the finals. If you submitted multiple photos, only your top vote getting picture will be eligible for the finals. 
Vote HERE.

Past Contests

Thank you for making the New Beginnings Photo Contest a success! There were 130 photographs entered and there were 10 finalists taken from the top vote getters. From there, the GCPL judges chose 3 winners. Below are links to both the full gallery and to the finalists and winners. 

New Beginnings Photo Contest Full Gallery
March 29 – April 26 2021

New Beginnings Photo Contest Finalists & Winners
March 29 – April 26 2021