Photo Contest

Attention Photographers, Participants, & Spectators!

The Big Sky State Games is holding a photo contest for the best sports/event photo of the current year, and we need your help! We are looking for photos of all types, including action shots, candids, group photos, photos of Opening Ceremonies, and shots of anything fun! Submit up to five photos, and have fun with it!

How to Submit your Top 5 Favorite Photos

To submit one or more photos (maximum of 5), simply go to our SmugMug page. Then, upload your photos. Make sure to include the name of the photographer and sport (i.e. FirstName_LastName_Sport) captured in the photo(s). After that email your contact information to


The top five photos are selected by Big Sky State Games. Then YOU will get to vote for your favorite. The winner will be announced on August 27st. Photographers of the top three photos will receive State Games medals, and will be featured on our website for the 2018 season.

Photo Contest Open

Our 2018 Photo Contest contest is now open! Please submit your photos by August 3, 2018 to be considered for the contest.

2017 BSSG Photo Contest Winners

The 4th Annual Big Sky State Games Photo Contest for the 32nd Games was won by Mark Reynolds of Billings for his Soaked Run photo submission. John Lamb of Billings won the Silver medal for a photo submitted from Opening Ceremonies. Josiah Tomasewski of Livingston won the Bronze medal for his Cowboy Action Shooting photo. The winning images will also be entered in the National Congress of State Games National Photo Contest.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest, and took the time to vote for your favorite photo. Congratulations to the winners!

Gold Winner Mark Reynolds

Photo by Mark Reynolds

Silver Winner John Lamb

Photo by John Lamb

Bronze Winner Josiah Tomasewski

Photo by Josiah Tomasewski