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44th Annual Student Photography Contest

44th Annual UPC Student Photo Contest Rules

Photographs may be submitted to April 15-30, 2019.  Please put “Photo Contest” in the subject line of the e-mail.

  1. Photographs may be in color, black and white, digitally altered, or any other reasonable facsimile of photography.

  2. Any photographs which have previously been entered in this contest will not be admissible.

  3. Only ONE (1) photo may be submitted per person. 

  4. Each entry must be no larger than 20 MB.

  5. The theme for this competition is “Growth”. Photographs entered in the contest are expected to display your interpretation of the theme. All photos will be judged on adherence to this theme.

  6. In order to enter you must be a current K-State student. Your student status will be checked prior to judging. 

  7. Participants must sign the rules and participate in the contest to have their picture displayed online.

  8. Entries will be judged by judges who will remain anonymous. Judging is to be based on technical quality, visual design, originality, adherence to the theme, and overall presentation. No judge will be allowed to submit a photo to be judged or judge a photo where they have a personal interest. The decision of the judges is final. 

1st place - $100 Amazon gift card
2nd place - $75 Amazon gift card
3rd place - $50 Amazon gift card
A special category (one winner) will be honored for “People’s Choice.” The winner will receive a $25 Union gift card. The “People’s Choice” winner will be chosen by votes at the photo showcase, printed by UPC, as a part of the Tea Time event in the Bluemont Room in the Union from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019.

Participants will receive notification of the winners via email on May 8, 2019.