Antarctica Day 2017 Photo Competition
As part of Antartica Day 2017, we are organising a photo competition, Antarctica Alive, where everyone will be able to vote for the best photo in two different categories
- 1- Antarctic teamwork in the field;
- 2- Antarctic fauna;
Please read the rules and regulations for the contest below before submitting your photo. Submissions are due 24 November 2017 at 18 GMT and should be send to email@example.com.
After this deadline, it's time to vote! Voting will be open from 25 - 30 November 2017 and instructions on how to vote will be distributed when the voting opens. The Winners will be announced on Antarctica Day, 1 December 2017.
Rules and Regulations for the Photo Contest - Please read!
1.1. The competition is open only to APECS International members, if you’re still not a member please join before submitting any picture.
1.2. Pictures that have won prizes in prior competitions, or have been used for commercial purposes will not be eligible.
2.1. Pictures must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Photo_competition your name” (e.g. Photo_competition José Seco)
2.2. The pictures have to fit into the Photo categories "Antarctic teamwork in the field" and "Antarctic Fauna".
2.3. The submission email as to have: Name, affiliation and email address of the photographer; Where and when the photo was take; Small description about the picture; what is the category that you want to submit you picture (1- Antarctic teamwork in the field; 2- Antarctic fauna)
2.4. Each participant can submit up to two (2) pictures.
2.5. Pictures has to be in JPEG format and without any watermark that will identify the photographer.
2.6. Digital manipulation that distorts the reality of the images will not be allowed. Only basic enhancements such as sharpening, contrast adjustment, or simple cropping will be allowed.
2.7. The file name for each image should be clearly labelled with the participant's name
2.8. The submission deadline is 24th of November.
2.9. The organization reserves the right to reject images with incomplete details or that doesn’t respect the theme of the competition.
3.1. Each Image submitted must be original and unpublished for commercial purposes.
3.2. The participant shall retain the copyright to the picture entered for the competition.
3.3. By submitting a picture for the competition, the participant will be regarded as having accepted and agreed to be bound by the rules and regulations of the competition and granted the organiser, APECS, royalty-free permissions to use the picture(s) for promotional or educational purposes (e.g. website, flyers, postcards). APECS will credit the author for any use of the pictures.
3.4. People featured in the picture must also accept and agree with the rules and regulations of this competition. It is the entire responsibility of the participants in the competition to inform and to get the permissions of all the people photographed in the submitted pictures.
4.1. The pictures will be uploaded, by the organiser, to the APECS website, where a public online voting poll will be held from 25 - 30 November
4.2. The picture with most votes in each category will be the winner.
4.3. Each participant can only win one category. In the case that a participant has the most votes in more than one category, the second participant with most votes will be the winner in one of the categories.
4.4. Results of the competition will be posted on the APECS website and the winners will also be notified via email on Antarctica Day 2017 (1 December 2017)
5.1. APECS will award a prize to the first and second winner of each category.
5.2. 1st and 2nd prize of each category will win a prize of €100 (Hundred euros) and €50 (fifty Euros) respectively. These funds can be only used towards travel costs to a polar or cryosphere related conference of your choice within 1 year of the date of the award.
5.3 After the release of results the winners will be contacted by the APECS International Directorate Office with instructions for claiming the prize