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The Instagrammy Awards

Instagrammy Awards 2016 Promo


The WINNERS have been chosen!

Winners were announced at the inaugural Instagrammys Award Ceremony on Friday, April 8.

This spring, the Student Government Association and the Office of Communications and Marketing are teaming up to bring the UL Instagrammy Awards to campus. From the most creative to the most spirited, there is room for everyone in this competition!  

Starting on Feb. 29, tag your public Instagram photos with the hashtag #ULIG16 and at least one of the hashtags for the nine categories listed below. Have an old gem that you want us to consider? No problem! Tag your older posts in the comments to make them eligible. If you have a private account, you can enter by sending a screenshot of the Instagram post with the proper tags to

Nominate yourself or another student to receive the Best Instagram Account Award (Student). The lucky individual who wins this award will get $100 in Cajun Cash! Nominate a student organization to win the Best Instagram Account (Student Organization). The winning group will get to take over the @ULLafayette Instagram account for an entire week!

Instagrammys and prizes will be awarded at the Instagrammy Awards Ceremony on April 8th in the Student Union Ballroom. Get ready for a fabulous night of great photography, entertainment, free food, giveaways, and other surprises as we pull out the stops to recognize the students who wow us online! 


Instagrammy Categories & Descriptions

Snap a photo of a friend or take your selfie game to a new level. Show us your creative best! No duck lips allowed!

It’s as easy as it sounds. Show us how you rock vermilion on any given Friday at UL Lafayette.

Football, basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, whatever gets your blood pumping—show us your Ragin' Cajun spirit in a game-day photo.

Posts from the heart of campus, be sure we can tell you're in the quad by including the feature things that make it unique, like the Fleur-de-lis fountain.

Photo of your posse doing what y'all do best. Make T-Swizzle proud.

In the dorms, during class, or at events, show us what life at UL Lafayette has to offer.

With Cypress Lake right next to the Student Union, there's always something wild on campus. Show us your best flora and/or fauna shot of campus.

From the north to the south and from the east to the west, let’s showcase the beauty of the great state of Looooziana.

No need to be still! Capture the motion of your subject, and add a new element to your image.

**Nomination from a UL Lafayette email address will be considered for these next 2 awards. Winner chosen by public vote.

Best Instagram Account (Student Organization)
Does your student organization have what it takes to grab this coveted prize?

Best Instagram Account (Student)
Individual achievement by a single student.