Esri and URISA

Story Map Challenge

What kind of story is your organization telling?

Esri and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) are working together to provide a platform for your organization to show others how you use GIS and the great work that you do with it. Create your own story map today and enter the challenge to win great prizes from Esri.


Ist Place

Regional Planning Commission For Jefferson Orleans Plaquemi

“Walking to New Orleans – Tour of Mardi Gras Second-line or ‘Walking’ Parades”

2nd Place

City of Raleigh Culture and Recreation Center

“Passport to Raleigh Parks”

3rd Place

Spokane Regional Transportation Council

“Congestion Management Process”

Runner ups

Auburn Washington Stake

“For the love of the PNW”

Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley

“Naugatuck Valley Region Historic Resources”

Ashland Water Department

“Ashland Public Art Collection”

Regional Municipality York

“What did York Region look like in 1970 and 1860?”

State of Montana - State Library

“Next Generation 9-1-1 and GIS”

State of Washington Military Department

“Camp Murray Historical Sites”

Coeur D'alene Tribe Water Dept

“Camp Murray Historical Sites”

Palm Beach County

“Comprehensive Plans Amendments in Process”


Winners will receive prizes provided by Esri.

Key Dates

September 14

Competition opens

October 6

Competition closes at 5:00 P.M. (PDT)

October 19

Winners announced at Esri User Reception at URISA NWGIS Conference

How do I enter?

To enter the challenge,

Questions? Email us at, and we'll respond as soon as possible.
Learn more about the URISA Annual Conference at

Still curious about Story Maps? Discover more and view the Esri Story Maps gallery.