AMERICA in 3D Contest: ILOve ILOILO Photo Challenge

AMERICA in 3D is coming to ILOILO on March 2-4, 2012! If you check my previous blog post, you will read more details about this event.

Aside from the various activities they have prepared for us Ilonggos, they have also prepared contests where everyone can join. One of them is America in 3D Kabataan Challenge and the one I am blogging about is the ILOve ILOILO Photo Challenge.

I am encouraging everyone to join this contest as well because I myself have submitted my entry already! For more information please see contest details below:

AMERICA in 3D Contest: ILOve ILOILO Photo Challenge

ILOve ILOILO Photo Challenge

  • Submit an original (raw or edited) photo taken in Iloilo. The photo should somehow represent Iloilo culture, landmarks, people, etc.
  • This challenge is open to Philippine residents ages 13 and older.
  • Deadline for submission is on February 24, 2012 11:59pm
  • We support the following formats: .jpg, .gif, and .png. To upload your photo entry, click on “Enter Contest”, fill out the form and on the next page, upload your photo and include a title/caption. Copyrighted photos or photos downloaded from the internet will not be considered valid entries. Edited photos may be submitted as long as they are original photos.
  • Photos including nudity or vulgar content are not allowed.
  • Entries will be screened to certify that they abide by guidelines.  All accepted entries will be posted on the U.S. Embassy Facebook “Contests/Challenges” page tab
  • Voting is open from February 25 through February 27, 2012.
  • The best entries will be determined based on a review panel and the number of votes for the entry.
  • Only followers of the U.S. Embassy Facebook page can vote.

How are official entries selected?

Entries will be screened to certify that:

  • entrants are at least 13 years of age
  • the photos are original and pertaining to the theme
  • there are no derogatory remarks or visual references to any offensive content

Winners will be determined by public voting and the top three (3) photos with the highest number of votes will be selected. Winning submissions will receive a Kodak Pocket Camcorder. Special prizes will be awarded on March 2, 2012 during the opening of America in 3D at SM City Iloilo. Transportation to SM City Iloilo is the responsibility of the winners.

Who will be overseeing the challenge?

U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Representatives

Submission Period:

February 14 – February 24, 2012 11:59pm

Voting Period:

February 25 – February 27, 2012 11:59pm

Jury Announces Winners:

February 28, 2012

Voting Mechanics:

  • People can vote for 3 submissions for the entire challenge duration.
  • Submissions are displayed in random order.
  • Entries will be screened to certify that they abide by guidelines.  All accepted entries will be posted on the U.S. Embassy, Manila’s page tab entitled “Contests/Challenges.”

For more information and updates on America in 3D including additional program schedules, performances and activities, check out the U.S. Embassy Manila on Facebook at Look for the America in 3D tab.


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