GIS Day is held on the third Wednesday in November each year.  Started in 1999, GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems technology to demonstrate the applications of GIS and learn about geography.

GIS DAY 2021

Wednesday, November 17


Congratulations to Eric Spangenberg for winning this year's MAGIP GIS Day web map contest.  His web map titled "Economic Development - City of Helena, MT" received the most votes.  Eric's map earned him a $100 prize!

Our first runner-up was Allen Armstrong and his web map titled "BLM Montana/Dakotas Interactive Map" and Allen won $50 for his map.  

Rounding out the top three was Haley Jurecki and her web map titled "City of Helena Major Infrastructure Projects".  Haley won $25 for her effort.

A big thank you to everyone who submitted maps to this year's contest, and thanks to everyone who participated by voting for their favorite!


Map Submissions were due Monday, November 15

Maps were voted on by the MAGIP Community and

winners were announced on GIS Day via the MAGIP email list 

View Past Contest Entries

2020 MAGIP GIS Day Web Map/App Contest Results

  • 1st Place - $100 - The Sprague Fire and the future of Glacier National Park's Sperry Chalet - Morgan Voss
  • 2nd Place -  $50 - Gallatin County SAR 2019 Annual Report - Curtis DeVault
  • 3rd Place -  $25 - Gillette Aerial Hub - Nick Swartz

View Map Entries

2019 MAGIP GIS Day Web Map/App Contest Results

    • 1st Place - Broomfield, CO Walkability Tool  by Nick Swartz
    • 2nd Place - 4th Largest State in US Has 44th Largest Population by Bobbi Johnson
    • 3rd Place (Tie) - Gallatin County Historical Plat Book Viewer by Dylan Olin and Lewis and Clark County, MT Open Lands Program by the Lewis and Clark County Staff

2018 MAGIP GIS Day Web Map/App Contest Results

2017 Online Map Contest

2016 Online Map Contest

2016 Online Map Contest Entries

2015 ArcGIS Online Map Contest Results

2014 ArcGIS Online Map Contest Results

2013 ArcGIS Online Map Contest Results

2012 ArcGIS Online Map Contest Results

  • 1st Place ($100): Watch Missoula Grow! - Casey Wilson
  • 2nd Place ($50): Lubrecht Forest Nordic Ski Trails - Michael Sweet
  • 3rd Place ($25): Land Cover Exploration After Forest Fires - Van Schelhamer
  • 3rd Place ($25): Missoula, MT Trails - John Driessen

2011 GIS Event

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