Cultivating Southeast Asia's Youth Agripreneurs

What to Capture:

The 13th SEARCA Photo Contest (2019) seeks images from Southeast Asia that will showcase the youth, especially emerging agripreneurs, as well as children actively participating in any of the following sub-themes:

  1. Innovative farming
    • Being taught improved/mechanized/experimental farming techniques
    • Mentoring of youth farmers/interaction of youth with older farmers, experts, authorities, and other youth
  2. Agricultural entrepreneurship
    • Promotion/marketing of agricultural products
    • Processing of agricultural produce
    • Apprenticing in agricultural trade / business
  3. Maximizing information and communication technologies (ICT)
    • Utilizing ICT in managing farms, marketing products, engaging with other farmers, and learning new agricultural skills
  4. Agriculture-education link
    • Students enjoying learning agriculture in school
    • Students touring farms/being encouraged to consider agriculture as a career

Criteria:

Relevance to the theme 40%
Technical quality
(clarity, use of tones and color, photographic composition)
30%
Impact (regional flavor) 30%

TOTAL 100%
13th SEARCA Photo Contest

Guidelines:

  1. The 13th SEARCA Photo Contest (2019) is open to all Southeast Asian nationals except SEARCA employees and their immediate family members.
  2. The photo contest centers on the theme Cultivating Southeast Asia's Youth Agripreneurs.
  3. All entries must be submitted via the 13th SEARCA Photo Contest (2019) online submission portal during the contest period (1 September to 30 November 2019). Each contestant can submit unlimited number of entries that meet contest specifications.
  4. To minimize cases of plagiarism, contestants will be asked during the submission process to certify that:
    1. they own the photographs submitted and that they grant SEARCA full permission to use it in knowledge packaging, sharing, and advocacy related to SEARCA mandate. SEARCA shall ensure that the photographer will be properly credited for photos used, especially in mass-produced print publications;
    2. the photographs are original, have not won any previous photo contests, have not been published elsewhere (whether print or electronic), and have not been submitted as entries to any other photo contests during the 13th SEARCA Photo Contest (2019) period. The same or similar photos submitted to past SEARCA photo contests may not be submitted again; and
    3. that the photos have not been digitally altered and/or enhanced in any way other than simple cropping.
  5. Entries must be digital, colored, in JPEG format, and at least 3,000 pixels wide for a horizontal image, or 3,000 pixels tall for a vertical image at 300 dpi.
  6. Each entry should have the following details in English:
    1. name of photographer and country of origin;
    2. photo caption/description;
    3. place where the photo was taken (include town/municipality, province/state, and country);
    4. complete date taken; and
    5. equipment/type of camera used.

Deadline:

All entries must be submitted online at http://photocontest.searca.org on or before 30 November 2019 (GMT +08:00).

Prizes:

  • 1st USD 1000
  • 2nd USD 800
  • 3rd USD 500
  • People's Choice USD 200
  • New Award SEARCA Director's Choice
  • New Award Philippine Education Secretary's Choice

Submit Your Entry

All fields are required. Kindly read our guidelines before submitting your entry. Recommended web browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

1. Your entry

Browse Image
Maximum file size: 8 MB
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Description
Place taken

Date taken
Camera used

2. Your profile

Name
Address

Email
Online portfolio

Link to samples of your work.
How did you find out about the SEARCA Photo Contest?
Are you a professional photographer?
 
Photo of yourself

Maximum file size: 500 KB

3. Certification

  1. That I own the photograph, and that I grant SEARCA full permission to use it in knowledge packaging, sharing, and advocacy related to SEARCA's mandate. On the other hand, SEARCA shall ensure that the photographer will be properly credited for photos used especially in mass-produced print publications;
  2. That the photograph is original, and that it has not won any previous photo contest/s, has not been published elsewhere (print or electronic), and has not been submitted to any other photo contest/s during the SEARCA Photo Contest 2019 period. Furthermore, the same/ similar photos submitted to past SEARCA photo contests will be disqualified; and
  3. That the photo has not been digitally altered and/or enhanced in any way other than simple cropping, and does not have watermark or any other mark in the photo itself.

If you encounter any problems, email us at fotos@searca.org.