Heart of Chan Annual Photo Contest

Each year, the Heart of Chan Photo Contest showcases pictures captured of what makes living in Chanhassen so unique and special. 

2020 Contest Categories:
The Heart of Chan 
Art/Architecture, Flora/Fauna, Chanhassen Community Parks, and Rec Sports.

Entry & Submissions

  • The contest is open to amateur photographers and is restricted to Chanhassen residents only.
  • Up to 5 photos per entrant may be submitted.
  • Entrants must be the sole author and owner of the image/photo.
  • Submissions must be subjects in the City of Chanhassen.
  • All submissions become the property of the City of Chanhassen.
  • Photos shall not be more than two years old and must not have been altered in any way other than cropping.
  • Entries with names, logos, watermarks, or writing on the photo will not be accepted.
  • Submission deadline is Monday, November 30, 2020

Photo/Media Requirements

  • Only images in jpeg format will be accepted.
  • Submissions must be in color and must be at least 2 MB in size with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.

Submitted photos must include:

  • Your name, address, phone number and email address.
  • Title and brief description.
  • Date the photo was taken and the address of the location.
  • Model’s releases if photos contain identifiable people.


Grand Prize: Photo will be published on the cover of the Chanhassen Connection and showcased at Chanhassen City Hall or the Chanhassen Recreation Center. 

Honorable Mention: Photos will receive an awards certificate and placement in a Chanhassen publication, social media, or on the website.

Questions about the photo contest should be directed to the Communications department at (952) 227-1100. 

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2019 Winners