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FIBA Photography Contest for Basketball 2019

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The International Basketball Foundation invites photographers and basketball lovers to show their talents by participating in the FIBA photo contest for 2019. To fulfill its cultural and sporting ambition, the Foundation has launched this contest to preserve and promote FIBA values. The chosen theme is “How does basketball change lives?”. 

Rules:

  1. The Contest is open to everyone regardless of age, nationality and country of residence. Participants under 18 years of age are responsible for ensuring that their submission is in compliance with the legal requirements of their country, and minors are deemed to have received their parents’ or legal guardian’s prior approval for their participation
  2. The submitted photos need to represent, in a digital format, this theme and its link with basketball
  3. Collaborators of the IBF and of FIBA are excluded from participation in the Contest.
  4. Photos must be taken by the participant himself/herself and be personal creations. They cannot be presented in the name of a third party
  5. Each participant can submit a maximum of three (3) pictures regardless of the theme. Participants will be deemed to have officially entered the Contest upon submission of at least one picture
  6. Drawings, illustrations, computer-made or assisted pictures are not permitted. The only alterations permitted is the modification of certain parameters (Saturation, contrast, sharpness, temperature of colors, balance of whites and colors) as well as eliminating noise.
  7. Mandatory elements for the pictures:

Format: JPEG/JPG format.

Minimum size: 4MB

Maximum size: 20MB

Minimum number of pixels: 5 million

Description (date, place and small description)

No text or description on the photo

Prize:

  1. First Prize: 3,000 CHF
  2. Second Prize: 2,000 CHF
  3. Third Prize: 1,000 CHF
  4. Fourth to tenth Prize: FIBA official license products
  5. The forty (40) best photos selected by the jury will be exhibited temporarily at the House of Basketball, in the FIBA world headquarters in Switzerland, which will take place on June 15th, 2019. The exhibition will end on October 30th, 2019.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Art, Sports

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Anyone Interested
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Switzerland
Required Documents
Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Art, Design, and Music
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
English
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