Photo Contest


IEEE Day 2013 Photo Contest

Photo Contest Submission Form is avaliable here

Awards

1st prize: $750

2nd prize: $500

3rd prize: $350

The Best Humanitarian Activity: $500

The Best Technical Activity: $500

The Best Professional Development Activity: $500

The Most Creative Photo: $250

The Most Energetic Photo: $250

The Largest Gathering: $250

The Best Photo Including “Landmark”: $250

  • The top 20 photos (Likes) will be decided by public vote (deadline remains 19 October 2013, 23.59 UTC). The top 3 Prizes will be awarded by a select group of judges, who will vote among the “Top 20” photos.

  • All other prizes (“The Best Humanitarian Activity”, “The Best Technical Activity”, “The Best Professional Development Activity”,“The Most Creative Photo”, “The Most Energetic Photo”, “The Largest Gathering”,”The Best Photo Including “Landmark”) still will be awarded by a select group of IEEE Day 2013 judges without any relation with these Top 20 Photos.
  • All prize amounts are in US dollars.
  • The IEEE Day event and how you relate your activity to the theme “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow” should be the main focus of the photo.

  • Prizes will be awarded to the IEEE Organizational Unit (OU) (Student Branch, Chapter, Affinity Group, Section, … etc) the winner belongs to.

  • Only one award can be given to each OU.

  • Only one award can be given to OUs within each section.

  • All Awarded Photos will be announced on Thursday, October 24, 2013.

Entry Criteria

  • All entries must be original photographs (no edits).

  • Submitters must have obtained necessary photo /third-party releases. (legal agreement of the photo rights)

  • Submitters are responsible for ensuring that their submissions are in compliance with all the legal and copyright requirements.

  • Every OU can submit up to 5 photos.

  • Each photo must have a maximum of 1800 pixels (width)  x 1350 pixels (height).

  • Submitters must include their name, IEEE member number, OU and email address in the proper fields.

  • Regardless of who is in the photo, only the submitting OU will receive the prize.

  • The Photo Contest will open on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 and will close on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 23:59 UTC.

  • Voting will close on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 23:59 UTC.

Judging Criteria

When voting for your favourite photo, please consider the following criteria:

  • The Photo must be inspired by year’s IEEE Theme, which is “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”

  • Photos should show IEEE members in action (at work, at university, in a lab, in a classroom, … etc) or at an IEEE event.

  • Creativity and originality.

  • IEEE logo should be displayed in each photo.

  • Submissions that do not adhere to the guidelines will be disqualified without notice.

Who may enter

  • The contest is open to all IEEE Organizational Unit (OU) (Student Branch, Chapter, Affinity Group, Section, … etc).

  •  IEEE Organizational Unit (OU) (Student Branch, Chapter, Affinity Group, Section, … etc) codes and submitters IEEE membership numbers will be requested for submissions.

Who may vote

  • Everyone can vote for the top three prizes.

  • Facebook account is required to able to vote.

  • Voters are allowed to like more than one photo.

  • Each voter can vote for a photo only once.

How to submit

  • You can submit your photo through this page.

How to vote for a photo

  • The photos will be available in our Facebook Page at 9 October 2013 11:59 AM UTC (GMT) here.

  • All the photos will be shared by official IEEE Day Facebook page on the same album named “IEEE Day 2013 Photo Contest Photos for Official Voting” and this album will be avaliable on 9 October 2013 11:59 AM UTC (GMT).
  • Only the photos shared by IEEE Day Facebook Page within the album named ”IEEE Day 2013 Photo Contest Photos for Official Voting”  will be valid for the IEEE Day 2013 Photo Contest voting, other personal photos on the page posted by participants will not be valid. Participants should take care of this issue not to loose their votes.
  • The voting closes on 19 October 2013 23.59 UTC (GMT)

 

Please visit this page to check more details  ”IEEE Day 2013 Photo Contest Official Rules”