As a moderator, you likely spend your time facilitating respectful conversations by reporting and/ or voting on content in your neighborhood. But being a moderator doesn’t just mean voting to remove bad posts, it can also mean creating really good ones.
Starting today through May 15, 2023, U.S. neighbors can enter the annual #LoveYourNeighborhood photography contest by simply posting an image to Nextdoor with the hashtag #LoveYourNeighborhoodContest.
This easy-to-enter contest invites neighbors nationwide to share an image that captures the people, places, features, and - new this year - creatures that make neighborhoods from coast to coast special.
Last year’s competition inspired more than 24,000 entries globally. Here are the 2023 contest categories:
#NeighborhoodCreatures - Furry, feathered, four-legged, scaled, winged, and everything in between - capture the cutest members of the animal kingdom and your neighborhood.
#NeighborhoodsEverywhere - From vacations abroad to a trip back to your hometown for the holidays, submit your best shots of neighborhoods that have your heart, even if you don't live there year-round.
#NeighborhoodFans - Capture the energy and excitement of when neighbors come together, from a local sports event to a community performance.
#NeighborhoodFaves - Local businesses are the cornerstone of every neighborhood. From your favorite farmer's market to your daily coffee shop, shoutout to support your favorite local go-to's.
#NeighborhoodGems - One-of-a-kind murals, secret hiking paths, off-the-beaten-path parks. Show us the ‘only in my neighborhood’ local spots that make your neighborhood unique.
How many contest entries are allowed per neighbor?
Neighbors can enter as many times as they like using the hashtag #LoveYourNeighborhoodContest and one of the five category hashtags that best describes their submission. Every post may be a chance to win! Please report any entry that violates our community guidelines.
How will the winner be selected?
After the entry period closes on May 15th, a panel of judges will then review the entries and select five finalists - one for each category. Then, neighbors will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite finalist photo and ultimately select the grand prize winner.
What do the winners receive?
The overall grand prize winner will snag a prize package including a professional camera kit. All winners will receive a prize package including gift cards and a one-year MasterClass subscription, to continue honing their photography pursuits!
For more information about how to participate, prizes, and terms and conditions, visit nextdoor.com/LYN.