Fanimal Contests

Fanimal contests are a fun way show your love for animals and enter to win Fanimal swag and other prizes!  Check below for current and past contests.

Kid’s Vegan Recipe Contest

October 16-November 20, 2020

It’s contest time again, Fanimals! From October 16th – Nov 20th, Fanimal is celebrating vegan recipes by hosting a youth recipe contest for those aged 6-15. Submit a unique vegan recipe you create and our judges will pick winners to be featured as part of the monthly recipes we share and win prizes!

We want to see what young Fanimals come up with in their kitchen with or without the help of a parent/guardian.

To Enter:

Share a vegan recipe and a picture of your recipe with us by filling out this form. 

Winners will be selected by our panel of judges at the end of the contest (November 20th). We encourage you to share your recipe with other Fanimals.

See below for official contest rules, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating vegan recipes this fall!


Our recipe contest will consist of 3 winners and runner-ups from these age groups:  Ages 6-9, 10-12, and 13-15.

Runners-up will receive:

A 5-pack of sprouts plantable pencils, 10 washable/reusable bamboo straws from Earth Ethical, a “Lettuce Eat Plants” vegan-themed tote bag, and fanimal sticker(s).

Winners will receive:

Our aged 6-9 winner will receive We’re All Animals boxset by Good Kid Project;  10-12 winner will receive ‘The  Kindness Community Vegan Cookbook’ by Edgar’s Mission;  and our 13-15 winner will receive ‘Living Lively’ a plant-based recipe book by activist Haile Thomas.

In addition, all winners will receive a 5-pack of sprouts plantable pencils, 10 washable/reusable bamboo straws from Earth Ethical, a “Lettuce Eat Plants” vegan-themed tote bag, and fanimal sticker(s).



This Contest is sponsored by Contest is void where prohibited by law or otherwise regulated.



Must be between 6 and 15 years of age to enter.

Must take the lead on recipe development with help from grown-ups as needed (no unsupervised knife work or cooking over an open flame).

Should submit an original recipe or one adapted from an existing recipe with at least three distinct changes.

Must submit entries by Friday, November 20th at midnight EST.


How to enter:

Contest begins at 12:01 am Eastern Time on October 16, 2020 and ends at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on November 20, 2020 (the “Deadline Date”). All entries must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the Deadline Date. To enter visit the submission form page and follow the instructions.  All entries must include your full name, email address, and age. If entries do not contain all necessary information, entrant will be disqualified. Please be certain to follow all directions.

Eligible persons/households can enter no more than two (2) original recipes in this Contest.

Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Contest.  In the event the Contest is entered via a mobile device, Message and Data charges may apply.

All recipes must be the original work of entrant and not previously published. You may use other recipes for inspiration, but you must make your own unique ingredient and cooking instruction changes in order for the recipe to be considered.

Each submitted recipe must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.  All entries become the physical property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  By submitting a recipe for this Contest, you grant Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and licensees unrestricted use of the submitted entry which includes the right to publish your recipe and any other information provided worldwide in all print and electronic media (now or hereafter existing) without time limitation, and the right to include your name and hometown (e.g., city and state) in connection therewith. Sponsor reserves the right to edit, modify, translate, reproduce and distribute the submitted material in any medium and in any manner as it deems appropriate. Sponsor tests selected recipes and reserves the right to alter them as it deems appropriate. Sponsor may contact you via phone or email regarding your submission.



April 1-30, 2020

Fall 2019 Fanimal Photo Contest

October 15-November 15, 2019

Winning Photos

Lenore Braford, Animal Advocacy Category Winner

Nora Livingstone, Animal Advocacy Category Runner-up

Samaria McKnight, Companion Animals Category Winner

Evie Holder, Animal Advocacy Category Runner-up

MC Duffer, Animal Advocacy Category Third Place

Galice Hoarau, Into the Wild Category Winner

Leah Burns, Into the Wild Category Runner-up

Bahram & Newsha Sadry, Youth Category Winner

Tina Demarco, People’s Choice Category Winner