Win Big Prizes in the “Youth in Agriculture” NGIN Photo Competition

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About the “Youth in Ag” NGIN Photo Competition

This summer, submit your photo of “Youth in Ag” to the NGIN Photo Competition 2022 and drive the conversation about agriculture and how it is a hub of opportunities for young people! Whether you are a NextGen agriculture leader, ages 15-29, with a passion for photography or simply an enthusiastic young person in ag with a great shot matching the theme, NGIN invites young people in ag between 15 and 29 to submit their images. This photo competition is a possibility to show how the young generation contributes to a more sustainable future in agriculture and how they engage in ag with a focus on innovative practices and solutions. Show the world what agriculture looks like in your community or region! Show the world what techniques you use and tell the story of our passion for agriculture through an image!

The top three winning photos will be exhibited during the World Food Forum in Rome in October 2022, October 17-21. The top three winners will receive cash prizes. Furthermore, the global community can vote from a shortlist of 10 photos of their three favorite photos. The community winners will also win a cash prize.

Rules and Regulations

The NGIN Photo Competition 2022 rewards outstanding single images on the topic of “Youth in Ag”. The photographs will be judged by storytelling, connection with the theme, quality, and creativity.

Each participant can submit up to 2 photos. But each participant can only win one prize.

Who can take part:

Participation is open to youth who are between 15 and 29 years old at the time of making their submission. Non-compliance with this rule results in disqualification.

Submission dates and deadlines:

Submissions will be accepted from 08:00 (CEST) on Thursday, 18 August 2022, until 18:00 (CEST) on Sunday, 18 September 2022. Entries will be judged by the NGIN jury and NGIN community. All decisions are final and NGIN reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to the stated competition rules.

Photo eligibility:

Each entrant can submit up to 2 photos that are connected to the topic “Youth in Ag”. The entrants are required to send each photo in the following format: 3000 x 2000 px (minimum 300 dpi) in a landscape image orientation, JPEG format, 2.3 MB file size, and RGB color profile. The photo must meet basic technical and quality standards.

Entrants represent by submitting their work that they took the photos themselves and that they own the copyright and other rights connected with the photograph and that there will be no fees for NGIN using the pictures in any way. Non-compliance with this rule will result in disqualification and entrants may be held liable in case of infringement of intellectual or proprietary rights of third parties.

Fee: Participation is free of charge.

Prizes for NGIN Photo Competition

The three photographers of the winning photographs will be selected by the NGIN jury and will receive a cash prize. The top three winning pictures will be exhibited during the World Food Forum flagship event in Rome in October 2022. This allows the young winners to promote their work and gain visibility at a global event. It also helps to recognize their talent, effort, and work in agriculture. Additionally, three winners that have been selected by the community out of a shortlist with 10 pictures during the WFF will receive a cash prize.

NGIN Photo Competition – elected by the NGIN jury:

  1. 1. Prize: 1.000 Euro and exhibition of the photo at the WFF
  2. 2. Prize: 500 Euro and exhibition of the photo at the WFF
  3. 3. Prize 200 Euro and exhibition of the photo at the WFF

Community’s Favorite:

  • 3 Prizes each 100 Euro

Selection and awarding process:

Phase 1: The first selection round by the NGIN will take place from September 19 until September 25. The jury will judge the photos on the following criteria: eligibility, storytelling, connection with the theme, quality, and creativity. The jury will select the top 3 winners and a shortlist of 10 pictures to be submitted to community voting.

Phase 2: The jury will announce the top 3 winners. Furthermore, a shortlist of 10 pictures will be announced.

Phase 3: The three winning photos will be exhibited at the World Food Forum flagship event. Furthermore, the shortlist will be exhibited at the WWF and the community can vote via QR for their 3 top community favorites.

Phase 4: The three community photo winners will be announced on October 21 during the WFF event in Rome.

Phase 5: Awards are being paid out after the WFF event in Rome.

WHERE AND HOW TO SUBMIT

Please enter your photo(s) and the following material here in Google Forms:

  • Up to two (2) photos per entrant. Please send each photo in the following format: 3000 x 2000 px (minimum 300 dpi) in a landscape image orientation, JPEG format, 2.3 MB file size, and RGB color profile
  • Please name your photo(s) in the following manner: country of origin (of the photo)_surname_first name (of the author)_title (of the image)_date (mm/dd/yy)
  • By submitting the photo(s), the entrants accept the Terms and Conditions described below

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Submissions will be accepted from 08:00 (CEST) on Thursday, 18 August 2022, until 18:00 (CEST) on Sunday, 18 September 2022. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered.

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