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#29DaysOfNCState: Snap a Pic, Win a Prize

Show your creativity every day in February by entering the #29DaysOfNCState daily photo contest.

View of the Talley Technology Tower from the Talley Student Union food court with #29DaysOfNCState overlayed.

Every leap year, we get an extra day in February — and we think that’s cause for celebration. Show us February through your lens by participating in the #29DaysOfNCState daily Instagram photo challenge. The best part? You can win prizes for sharing your photos.

Here’s how to enter:

  • Follow @NCState on Instagram.
  • Take photos based on the daily prompts outlined in the #29DaysOfNCState daily Instagram photo challenge calendar below.
  • Upload it to Instagram.
  • Tag it with #29DaysOfNCState.
  • Set your account to public so we can see your submissions and contact you.

Get your photos in by 8:59:59 p.m. ET each day for the chance to win. Our team of judges will choose daily winners. At the end of it all, we’ll pool the 29 winning photos together and enter the photographers into a random drawing for the chance to win the grand prize.

You can enter one photo per day per Instagram account for a total of 29 chances to win.

Read the Official Rules.

#29DaysOfNCState Daily Calendar

Use the following daily photo prompts to share your contest entries. Don’t forget to follow @NCState on Instagram and tag your posts with #29DaysOfNCState.

  • Saturday, Feb. 1: Something Red
    • Because red is our favorite color. Obviously.
  • Sunday, Feb. 2: Shadows
    • Groundhog Day. Show us your favorite NC State shadow.
  • Monday, Feb. 3: Wolf Hands
    • Throw up a wolfie.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 4: Howling Cow
    • What’s your go-to Howling Cow order? Treat yourself to a scoop (or two) and show us.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 5: Campus Landmarks
    • Could be anything from your favorite wolf statue to that tree you pass every day.
  • Thursday, Feb. 6: #ThinkAndDo
    • How do you Think and Do on a daily basis?
  • Friday, Feb. 7: Fitness Friday
    • Head to one of Wellness and Recreation’s facilities and show us how you stay fit.
  • Saturday, Feb. 8: Something White
    • Because “We’re the RED and WHITE from NC State…”
  • Sunday, Feb. 9: Wolves’ Den
    • Shout-out to University Housing. Photograph your NC State home.
  • Monday, Feb. 10: NC State at Night
    • Take a study break and show us your favorite nighttime campus view.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 11: Where You Stand
    • Look up. Look down. Look around. Show us where you stand.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12: Where You Sit
    • Pick a chair, any chair.
  • Thursday, Feb. 13: Throwback Thursday
    • Post a throwback photo or snap a pic of your vintage Wolfpack memorabilia.
  • Friday, Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day
    • Love is in the air. Show us someone or something you love.
  • Saturday, Feb. 15: #PackToNature
    • Head outside and show us how you get #PackToNature.
  • Sunday, Feb. 16: NC State Artwork
    • Any DIYers out there? This is your day.
  • Monday, Feb. 17: Unfiltered
    • Expectations vs. Reality. Give us that authentic view today.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 18: Pack Perspectives
    • Take a photo of something on campus from a different angle. Low, high, up close — surprise us.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19: Books
    • Whether it’s for fun or for class, show us what you’re reading.
  • Thursday, Feb. 20: Pack Pets
    • In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, show us how your pets rep the Wolfpack.
  • Friday, Feb. 21: Pack Portraits
    • What’s your story? Post a photo of yourself and tell us a little about who you are.
  • Saturday, Feb. 22: Reflections
    • Mirrors, puddles, sunglasses — get creative.
  • Sunday, Feb. 23: How You #HowlBack
    • This one’s especially for our NC State alumni. How do you stay connected to the Wolfpack?
  • Monday, Feb. 24: You and Your Pack
    • There’s strength in the Pack. Show us yours.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 25: Pack Spirit
    • Big game today at UNC-CH. Wear your favorite NC State gear or show us your collection of memorabilia.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 26: Wolfpack in Motion
    • Life moves pretty fast. Take a photo of something moving.
  • Thursday, Feb. 27: Wolfpack Beyond Campus #PackAbroad
    • It’s a Wolfpack world. Where’s the farthest place from campus that you’ve repped the Pack?
  • Friday, Feb. 28: The Belltower
    • Showcase NC State’s iconic landmark.
  • Saturday, Feb. 29: Leap Day
    • We get a bonus day once every four years. How are you spending yours?

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