The Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Photo Competition is now open to receive images from Leaders and young people of National Scout Organizations in the Asia-Pacific.
For this year, the theme is “Unity and Diversity” in Scouting. While we come from different cultures, Scouts enjoy unity in various ways, forms, and practices. The challenge of this contest is to be able to capture these practices into images.
Furthermore, this is also in line with the theme of the 12th World Scout Youth Forum, which will be held before the 40th World Scout Conference in August this year.
Deadline of submission of entries to the Asia-Pacific Regional office is on 28th February 2014. All entries must be endorsed by your respective National Scout Organization. Circular of the regional photo contest, with the official Form (Circular 1-2014) was sent to all NSOs on 8 January 2014.
There will be six winners: One Gold, two Silvers, and three Bronzes. Awards will be presented at the 8th APR Scout Leaders Summit in April 2014. Winning photos will be featured in the 2015 APR wall calendar and Photo Contest posters.
Last year, the winners are the following:
Gold Prize: Yushi Kotake, Japan
Silver Prize: Jong Duk PARK, Korea; Robyn Russel, Australia
Bronze Prize: Chen Kwan-Yu, Scouts of China; Arthur de Borja, Philippines; Chau Fung Chan, Hong Kong.
Photos must have a Title and show the theme “Unity and Diversity” and must be in 300 ppi. Size must be 8R (8” x 10”) (203 x 254mm).
What are the prizes?
Plaques for one Gold winner, two Silver winners and three Bronze winners will be given. Winning entries will be featured in the Regional Calendars and Posters for 2015. Any entry less than the required resolution and size will not be accepted as the winning entries will be used in our regional publications.
Who can participate?
Scouts and leaders registered with a National Scout Organization in the Asia Pacific Region.
Where to send?
To the World Scout Bureau/Asia-Pacific Regional Office endorsed by the National Scout Organization in the country. An entry without endorsement of their own NSO will not be considered an official entry.