Annual Contest

Each year in February, INPA hosts an annual contest and education weekend for its members. The contest determines the Indiana Photographer of the Year (POY), Indiana Multimedia Photographer of the Year and Indiana College Photographer of the Year (CPOY). Several other story, still and portfolio categories are also awarded during the contest.

2018 ANNUAL CONTEST

FEBRUARY 22-23, 2018 – BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, MUNCIE, INDIANA
Call for Entries

Past Contests Results

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

Indiana POYs

  • 2018 – Sarah Ann Jump, The Herald
  • 2017 – Sarah Ann Jump, The Herald
  • 2016 – Sarah Ann Jump, The Herald
  • 2015 – Rachel Mummey, The Herald
  • 2014 – Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
  • 2013 – Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
  • 2012 – Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
  • 2011 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2010 – Denny Simmons, Evansville Courier & Press
  • 2009 – Justin Rumbach, The Herald
  • 2008 – Amanda Lucier, The Herald
  • 2007 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2006 – David Pierini, The Herald
  • 2005 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Multimedia POYs

  • 2018 – Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2017 – Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2016 – Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2015 – Robert Scheer, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2014 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2013 – Rachel Mummey, The Herald
  • 2012 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2010 – Robert Scheer, The Indianapolis Star
  • 2009 – Staff of The Indianapolis Star
  • 2007 – Danese Kenon, The Indianapolis Star

Indiana CPOYs

  • 2018 – Nic Antaya, Michigan State University
  • 2017 – Grace Hollars, Ball State University
  • 2016 – Breanna Daugherty, Ball State University
  • 2015 – Mark Felix, Indiana University
  • 2014 – Caitlin O’Hara, Indiana University
  • 2013 – Mark Felix, Indiana University
  • 2012 – Chet Strange, Indiana University
  • 2011 – Olivia Corya, Indiana University
  • 2010 – James Brosher, Indiana University
  • 2009 – James Brosher, Indiana University
  • 2005 – Sung H. Jun, Evansville Courier & Press (Ohio University)