The Empire State Building ESB Photo Contest is open to legal permanent residents who are 18 years of age or older, legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 United States or D.C. excluding California.
The Empire State Building ESB Photo Contest ends at 11:59 PM (ET) on November 5.
How to Enter
You may enter the Contest as follows.
Visit esbphotocontest.com or via social (Instagram or Twitter only). If entering via the website, you will be asked to select the category to which you want to submit your photo from the drop-down menu. If entering via social, you will be asked to select a category once your entry has been accepted.
Categories are as follows:
- (1) General Entry
- (2) Best Smart Phone Shot
- (3) Best FlyNYON Shot
- (4) Best Photoshop/Edit
- (5) Best Weather Shot
- (6) Best Quarantine Shot
- (7) Best View Shot
- (8) Best Exhibit Shot
Submit your one photo taken from or taken of the Empire State Building in New York City, NY in .jpeg, or .png file format.
There is a limit of one (1) Entry per Contestant.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner
One (1) Second Place Prize Winner
Winner will receive $1,500 awarded as a check.
Up to Eight (8) Runner-Up Prizes
Winner will receive $500 each awarded as a check.
Potential Runner-Up Finalists
Up to Forty (40) Potential Runner-Up Finalists that complete the Affidavit and Background check as described above on or before the provided deadline will be eligible for one (1) ESB prize pack ($40).
The total ARV for the Grand Prize, Second Place Winner, Runner-Up Prizes and Potential Runner-Up Finalists is up to $13,306.42 for all winners.