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Judging Criteria for IGPAT and Feature Writing 2012

IGPAT SANG KAMERA 2012

Discover Tacurong Category

  Relevance to the Theme –             40%

 Does the photo reflect the theme’s message? Does it show Tacurong’s interesting and fun features? Does it show Tacurong’s vibrancy and uniqueness? Does it highlight Tacurong as the City of Goodwill?

 Composition/Arrangement –        20%

 Is the object/s of photo neatly arranged and pleasant to the eye? Is the angle or perspective used by the photographer interesting?

 Focus/Sharpness/Lighting –          20%

 Is the photograph sharp? Is the object of the photo in focus? Does it use proper lighting? 

 Creativity-                                    20% 

 Does the photographer show creative and original idea in the making of the photo?

Total: 100%   

 

Talakudong Festival Category

Visual Impact     (Clarity: 30%; Spontaneity 30%)    60%         

Theme  (Festival mood, vibrancy and ambience)       40%

Total: 100%            

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FEATURE WRITING CONTEST

Content – 30%

Organization and clarity of the message – 25%

Overall appeal to the reader – 25%

Grammar and structure  –  20%

Total: 100%

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City of Tacurong Feature Writing Contest 2012

Mechanics

  1. The contest is open to all interested individuals.
  2. The contestants must submit a 1000 to 1500-word creative nonfiction/feature story about Tacurong. Entries must be about but not limited to the city’s people, life, Talakudong Festival, tourism, business and economy, environment, etc. Write-ups must be in the English language.
  3. Entries must be submitted on or before September 21, 2012.
  4. Entries must be submitted via e-mail (cityoftacurong@yahoo.com) and/or in print to the Tri-Media Room, 2nd floor City Hall Building, Tacurong City. Subject of email must be Feature writing contest entry. Email should include participant’s full name, address, and cellphone number.
  5. The entry must be computer encoded in a short-sized (8.5’’ x 11’’) paper with the following specifications: Font size -12pt; Margins-1’’ all sides; Font style – Times New Roman; Spacing-1.5.
  6. Each participant must submit only one entry.
  7. All entries shall be the property of the City Government of Tacurong after the competition. The city government reserves the right edit/use all essays for publication.
  8. The decision of the Board of Judges is FINAL.

Winners will receive:

  • 1st –  P5,000.00 plus certificate
  • 2nd – P3,000.00 plus certificate
  • 3rd – P2,000.00 plus certificate

For more details please contact the Tri-Media Room at 064-384-2158 or text 09151784315.

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IGPAT SANG KAMERA 2012 – City Of Tacurong Photography Contest

Theme: It’s More Fun in the City of Goodwill

The Contest shall have 2 categories:

Discover Tacurong Category (Exclusive for Tacurong Photographers)

Entries for this category must have been taken not earlier than August 16, 2012 within the City of Tacurong. Entries must depict the vibrancy of and what is uniquely Tacurong.

All entries for the Discover Tacurong Category must be submitted on or before September 6, 2012 with duly accomplished entry forms to the Tri-Media Room 2nd Floor, City Hall building.

Entries will be displayed in a Photo Exhibit at the lobby of the city hall from September 10-30, 2012.

Winners will receive:

 First prize      P5, 000 & certificate

 Second prize  P3, 000 & certificate

 Third prize      P2, 000 & certificate

Talakudong Festival Category (Open to all photographers)

Entries for this category must be taken during the 12th Foundation Anniversary and Talakudong Festival on August 27-September 18, 2012. Entries must conform to the festival theme.

Deadline for the submission of entries is on September 20, 2012 with duly accomplished entry forms to the Tri-Media Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall building. Photos will be exhibited on September 24-30, 2012.

Winners will receive:

 First prize      P8, 000 & certificate

 Second prize  P5, 000 & certificate

 Third prize      P3, 000 & certificate

General guidelines

  1. Entries must be accompanied by the official entry form with the title and brief description of the picture, name and signature of the photographer, address, date the picture was taken and place where the picture was taken. Entries must be placed inside a brown envelope.
  2. Entry forms are available at the Tri-Media Room, 2nd Floor of City Hall building or can be downloaded through this link https://docs.google.com/document/d/118-o3eKWQP5-oV7ZpuyCuxK_Zt0wlBl7G69T8LypKPo/edit.
  3. Nudity, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, gruesome, and violent photos are automatically disqualified. Photos should focus on the theme.
  4. Entries should be in 8” x 12”, in color prints, unmounted and taken in either film or digital format.
  5. Photos must be in their original form (JPEG format), not super-imposed or retouched or edited in any photo editing software. Manipulated or enhanced photos will NOT be accepted. Entries must be accompanied by negatives (if using films).  Digital photos must be written into a CD.
  6. Printed photos must not have any identifying marks that would indicate its owner.
  7. In each category, participants can submit a maximum of 3 entries.
  8. One photographer can only win one prize in each category.
  9. The city government of Tacurong reserves the right to cancel the contest in the event that an insufficient number of entries of suitable quality are submitted.
  10. All entries shall be the property of the City Government of Tacurong. The city government reserves the rights to use all photo entries for any printed materials and advertisements to further promote the city and the festival. Proper credit shall be given to the photographer.
  11. The decision of the Board of Judges is FINAL.

For more details please contact the Tri-Media Room at 064-384-2158 or text 09151784315.

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