LoveMetroLA: how to participate and what you could win

Participate in LoveMetroLA Instagram photo contest for a chance to win great prizes from some of Metro’s Destination Discounts partners! The contest will be open from 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16. Here’s how to play:

  1. Follow @metrolosangeles on Instagram
  2. Take a selfie of you + your Valentine on a Metro bus, train or station
  3. Post it to your Instagram (make sure your profile is public!)
  4. Tag @metrolosangeles and #LoveMetroLA

Multiple submissions are allowed. Contest closes at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16; submissions posted after 8 p.m. will not be accepted.

A total of five winners – first through fifth place – will be selected by a panel of Metro employee judges. Photos will be judged on the following criteria: inclusion of Metro space (showing the bus, train or station), composition, and application of LoveMetroLA theme. Please be mindful of Metro’s customer code of conduct and photo guidelines.

Winners will be announced the week following the contest. For the official contest rules, click here.


  • Grand Prize: Two (2) tickets to Paul Taylor Dance Company performance at The Music Center for either April 11, 12 OR 13, valued at $250.
  • 1st Runner Up: Two (2) Amtrak tickets from Los Angeles to either San Diego OR Santa Barbara, valued at $184 and $152 respectively.
  • 2nd Runner Up: Two (2) VIP tickets to Angel City Derby Girls, valued at $47.
  • 3rd Runner Up: $22 gift certificate to Primera Taza Coffee House.
  • 4th Runner Up: $15 gift certificate to Flour+Tea.

5 replies

  1. A contest where only Instagram members can participate is not a contest. Boooo Hissss. They should not have to make their profile public either. That’s 2 strikes against you. Wanna make it 3?