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#LionsPassThePlate Social Media Photo Contest

#LionsPassThePlate Social Media Photo Contest

Promote Healthy Meals and Get Painted into Chicago History!

The Pass the Plate for Healthy Eating is a social media photo contest. We are looking for original photos that promote our healthy eating message. Photo contest runs from April 27, 2017 /12:00PM EST to May 31, 2017 /12:00AM EST. Read the official rules below.

The winning image will be featured in a graffiti mural painted by Chicago street artist Nerd, and will become a permanent part of Chicago during our Centennial Convention!

The types of photos we would love to see include:

  • Lions, Leos and volunteers getting their hands dirty at a community garden or farm

  • Food table spreads that show what healthy eating looks like in your corner of the world

  • Action shots of cooking for and feeding the hungry

  • <your idea here!>

#LionsPassThePlate Social Media Photo Contest Official Rules

  • The 2017 #LionsPassThePlate Social Media Photo Contest is open to active Lions and Leos.

  • Photo contest runs from April 27, 2017 /12:00PM EST to May 31, 2017 /12:00AM EST. Photos submitted after the end date will not be accepted.

  • All photos must be submitted through a social media post with the #LionsPassThePlate hashtag on one or more of the following platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

  • Submitted photos must be visible to the public on social media. Private photos will not be accepted.

  • Submitted photo posts must include the hashtag #LionsPassThePlate and follow the “Healthy Eating” theme (healthy food, gathering at the dinner table, farm to table, feeding the hungry, etc.)

  • The number of submissions per Lion/Leo is unlimited.

  • All photos must be the individual Lion’s or Leo’s original photo. Duplications are not accepted. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified.

  • Contest photos become the property of LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL. LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL reserves the right to disqualify entries that do not meet contest criteria or that may be viewed as inappropriate or objectionable.

  • Participants agree to allow LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL to use their names and photographs for promotional and publicity purposes.

  • Photos of children under the age of 18 submitted by a participant must comply with local privacy laws where the photo is taken. Should the winning photo include children, the winner may be required to provide written consent from a parent or legal guardian of any children depicted in a photo. Download Child Photo Authorization Form here.

  • The winning photo will be incorporated into a graffiti artwork mural located in Chicago and can be used in other Lions Clubs International marketing materials in perpetuity.

  • Photos will be judged impartially based on theme, originality, artistic merit and technical quality.

  • The winner will be notified on/before June 1, 2017. If the winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible or fails to claim the prize within 5 days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.


LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL may cancel the contest without notice at any time. The contest is void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. No purchase necessary. Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. The sponsor of this contest is LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL, 300 West 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842, USA.

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