UFIC Global Culture Photo Contest 2016

The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to enter its annual international photography competition. There are three categories this year. Each entrant may submit up to two digital photos in only one chosen category. All photographs must portray the theme "Global Culture." 

In consideration for their participation in the Contest, entrants grant permission to UFIC a non-exclusive license to use the Photos that submitted as set forth below:

  • to copy, record, distribute, display, or modify, edit, or condense, in any form UFIC may choose; and to make the Photos available in print, photograph, videotape, audiotape, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, floppy disk, online (Internet, website, FTP, streaming, or otherwise), or by any technology or means now known or hereafter invented.

Entrants also grant permission to use their name, their photographic image, likeness, and biographical information through photograph, videotape, audiotape, or otherwise by any means now known or hereafter invented in connection with the Program or other UFIC purposes or consistent with the mission of the University of Florida.

Entrants represent that they have the right to enter into this agreement and that the Photos are original to them and that they have permission to use them.

Awards: Judges will award a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of three categories. 1st prize winners will each receive $100, 2nd prize winners will receive $50 and 3rd prize winners will receive $25. Total prizes to be awarded: $525.

Deadlines: Submission period opens August 8, 2016. All entries must be received electronically by October 7, 2016. Winners will be notified by October 21, 2016.

Categories: Enter one category only.

1)    Study Abroad & Service Learning Students (UF sponsored): Open to all current students who have taken part in a UF Study Abroad program in 2015 or 2016, as well as students who participated in a UF sponsored service learning program abroad.  Photographs must have been taken during a trip abroad and reflect the competition theme of "Global Culture."

2)   International Students, Scholars & Employees (F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, E-3, O-1): Open to all current UF international students, scholars, faculty and employees on Visas listed above. Photographs must have been taken anywhere in the United States in 2015 or 2016, meeting the theme of "Global Culture."

3)   Faculty, Staff & Alumni: Open to all current or retired University of Florida faculty and staff, as well as UF alumni. Photographs must have been taken abroad in 2015 or 2016 and reflect the theme of "Global Culture."

Submission period has closed.
The winners will be announced shortly.

Instructions: Each entrant may submit up to two digital photos in only one chosen category. All photographs must have been taken in 2015 or 2016. 

Photos Size/Resolution: The size of your digital photos must be at least 1500 x 1200 pixels, at a minimum of 150 DPI, and no more than 20mb.

Entries not meeting these requirements will be disqualified.

For more information, please email Mabel Cardec or call 273-1515.