“Wood and Life” Heritage category photo contest

Delve into your culture and share the old and new for the past and future.

WOOD & LIFE

Take a closer look at your daily life and surroundings and show us where and how wood appears in your culture. The contest is looking for photographs that can best present the interrelationship between wood and culture in the three given categories.

World Wood Day (WWD) is a cultural event celebrated annually on March 21st since 2013, organized by the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) to highlight wood as an eco-friendly and renewable biomaterial and to raise awareness on the key role wood plays in a sustainable world through biodiversity and forest conservation. This unique celebration reminds us all the importance and true value of wood and its responsible uses.

This is a contest with a “professional license” at VOUBS. All the prize awards are guaranteed and withheld from the organizer by VOUBS!

There will be 34 winners and $16,900 USD cash prizes in total across the three contests.

The results will be determined by a jury panel (80%) and public voting (20%) and winners will be announced on February 23, 2018.

Contest Themes: Photo Contest 2017

Eligibility: Open to Worldwide

Open to Worldwide

Entry Fee:

Prizes: There will be 34 winners and $16,900 USD cash prizes in total across the three contests.

GRAND PRIZE (1) – $2,500 (USD)

– The winning photographer will be awarded with a $2,500 cash prize. (The winner will be the best performing author in the 3 categories – People, Heritage and Environment)

– The winning photographs will be exhibited at the 2018 World Wood Day Event.

OVERALL CATEGORY WINNERS (3) – $1,800 (USD)

– The winning photographers will be awarded with a $1,800 cash prize.

– The winning photographs will be exhibited at the 2018 World Wood Day Event.

HONORABLE MENTIONS (30) – $300 (USD)

– The winning photographers will be awarded with a $300 cash prize.

– The winning photographs will be exhibited at the 2018 World Wood Day Event.

*Prize above does not include any tax or transfer fee.

Copyright: – Copyright of the photograph will remain to the photographer.

– Top 150 photographs will be displayed on the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) and the World Wood Day (WWD) websites to promote wood culture, World Wood Day related events, and future contests .

– The winning entries (photographs) will be used in IWCS/WWD brochure(s), documenting video(s), IWCS and WWD event related websites and social platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, and exhibitions for the promotional purpose of the future events and contests.

Usage Right: – Copyright of the photograph will remain to the photographer.

– Top 150 photographs will be displayed on the International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) and the World Wood Day (WWD) websites to promote wood culture, World Wood Day related events, and future contests .

– The winning entries (photographs) will be used in IWCS/WWD brochure(s), documenting video(s), IWCS and WWD event related websites and social platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, and exhibitions for the promotional purpose of the future events and contests.

Contest Ends On 02/20/2018

Contest Website: https://www.voubs.com/contests/wood-and-life-heritage-category/543

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