Monday, April 23, 2007
ROMA Snapshot Contest '07
This contest will run until May 1, 2007. Until then, wander around ROMA and find your favorite spot to take a snapshot. Stage a snapshot with friends. Show the world how you experience ROMA.
There are 3 categories for the contest:
= Best Avatar Portrait or Self-Portrait
= Best Shot of a ROMA Landmark
= Best Illustration of Roman History and/or Culture
Each category will have 3 winners. The prizes are:
= First Prize: 1,000 L$ in each category
= Second Prize: 500 L$ in each category
= Third Prize: 250 L$ in each category
The contest will be judged by the Prefect, and the three officers of the Collegia and the Senate (Torin, Angelia, Morgana, Amalthea, JT, Mickey, Nicolo).
All entries will be displayed in a special exhibit in the Capitoline Museum in ROMA. The winners will also be added to the ROMA Flickr page and blog.
To enter the contest, read the rules below.
The maximum time each person can enter the contest is once per category. You do not need to provide a snapshot for each category, but can only enter one snapshot per category.
Snapshots must be taken in the ROMA sim or a piece of public land in the ROMA Subura sim (private rental plots are not eligible as settings).
If any of the judges enter a snapshot in a category, they are inelligible to judge that category.
Modifying the image, such as in Photoshop or some other editing software program, is allowed.
Next to the Bakery in ROMA three jars have been set up in a stall, one for each category. Title your snapshot whatever you wish, but make sure it is full permissions (mod/copy/transfer). Put your entry into the corresponding category jar. The person labeled as "Creator" of the snapshot on the Properties window will be the entrant.
Winners will be announced soon after 1 May.
All entries may also be placed in a photo album whose sale will be used for ROMA sim upkeep. Entrants may opt out of this album if they wish by sending a note to Torin Golding before 1 May.
The contest is open to everyone, though you may want to make sure you are a member of the ROMA Citizens group to receive the notice about who has won.
Posted by Torin Golding at 3:37 PM