GU World View

GU world View contest


The 2014 Contest begins Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 9:00am and ends Friday, August 29, 2014 5:00pm.

Who may enter:

All Gonzaga University students, faculty, staff, alumni.

How to enter:

Each Entry consists of a single image. By submitting a photograph the entrant agrees to all contest rules.

The Categories for entries are:

(1) People of the World, (2) Places in the World (3) Bridges of the World

Submit your Image

There is a maximum of three (3) entries per person. Each entry must comply with the following requirements.

  • DIGITAL FORMAT: The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; all digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).  All digital images must be entered on line at:

  • Photographs must have been taken within four (4) years before the date of entry.

  • Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is cropping.

  • Photographs that include sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works of art will be accepted as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud; provided entrants must be prepared to provide a release form as described below in "Release." When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close-up of another person's art.

  • The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.

  • The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.


All photographs submitted will become property of the CGE and may be displayed on the Gonzaga campus and used for promotional purposes. Credits will be given to photographer.


First, Second and Third Place prizes will be awarded for each category.


(1) Creativity 50%; (2) Photographic quality 50%. The Judges will collectively select a First, Second and Third Place Winner in each Category based on the Judging Criteria. Winners will be chosen on or around September 5, 2014, and notified by email. Decisions of the judges are final and binding. Winning photos will be displayed at the Welcome (back) to Gonzaga Reception on September 10 (see below for more information).

Welcome (back) to Gonzaga Reception:

The Center for Global Engagement will be honoring all photo contest participants along with international students and returned Study Abroad students at a social Wednesday, September 10, 3-6pm on the Quad. Join us in celebrating our multiple world views!

2013 Finalists

GU world View contest