1.ADOC Photo Contest Topics
The topics such as the training activities in the centers, people (trainers or trainees), the touching moment when they visited ADOCs, or anything that is worthy to be remembered in the ADOC program can be accepted.
2.1 Information Release & Activity Promotion
From June 15 to 30, the ADOC Secretariat will send a notice to all the centers and partners about the Photo Contest through the following means:
The program managers in collaboration with overseas coordinators will be responsible to promote the Photo Contest with all APEC DOCs. The activity should be promoted by emails and/or phone calls.
2.2 Picture Taking Period
Starting on July 1, trainees who are interested in the activity should take pictures on topics such as the training activities in the centers, people (trainers or trainees), the touching moment when they visited ADOCs, or anything that is worthy to be remembered in the ADOC program.
2.3 Picture Submission Deadline
The participants need to submit their best pictures with a short description up to 200 words to the ADOC Photo Contest Website no later than August 9. Anyone who would like to participate in the contest is required to be a member of the ADOC Website. In addition, all the contestants need to fill the participant registration form and agree to the terms stated on the Picture Originality Declaration and Waiver/Consent Form.
2.4 Upload Photo(s) to ADOC’s Photo Gallery
Once the participant registration form and the picture originality declaration & waiver/consent form have been validated, the pictures will be uploaded into the activity’s photo gallery automatically.
2.5 Voting Period
Contestants are encouraged to promote their photos by asking friends, family and general public to vote for their picture in the ADOC Website. The voting period is between August 12 and 29. The voting will be ended at 12:00 am on August 30, 2013, Taiwan time. The top 20 pictures which won the most votes will be reviewed in the next stage.
2.6 Judging Period
A panel of selected judges from the ADOC Secretariat and ASUS Foundation will review the top 20 pictures between September 2 and 13. 12 out of 20 pictures will be chosen as the final winners. For more information, please refer to Section 7 Photograph Evaluation Criteria and Section 8 Winner Selection Criteria for further details.
2.7 Results Notification
The ADOC Secretariat will release the final contest results in the ADOC website on September 20. The ADOC Project Managers, in collaboration with Overseas Coordinators, will directly contact the winners to inform them about the results.
2.8 Prize Awarding
Based on the criteria stipulated in section 9 of this document, the one who takes the winning photo(s) will receive a prize US$ 50 for each photo, if more than one picture win the prizes. The ADOC Secretariat will send the prizes to the oversea coordinators in each Partner Member Economy. The Prize Awarding is scheduled to deliver to winner in the week of September 23.
3.Requirements to the Participants in the Photo Contest