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Winter Conference Contests

Contests

Students and teachers should carefully note the requirements and supplies listed for each of the contests. Contests begin at 3:15 p.m. on Friday or 9 am on Saturday. No teachers will be allowed to advise or instruct students during competitions. All uploaded entries must contain metadata in the description field based on instructions found at www.atpi.org/submission. Read the rules for each contest carefully. Entry fee: $10 for individual contest and $25 for teams, except where noted.

N101 – ATPI Digital Editing Contest (on-site)
Students will be given a series of scanned images and a period of time in which to use image editing software to create a contest entry. The emphasis of this contest is to see how creative the students can be. Students will use the computer lab at UTA. Each school may have no more than three students in the competition. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.This contest will be Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. Materials: none

N102 – ATPI Picture Package Contest (upload entries prior to convention)
This contest is an individual competition, but schools may register up to five students. Students will receive an assignment for their photographs on Friday, Feb 17 at 6 p.m. on the ATPI website, Facebook and Twitter accounts. Students will have until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, to assemble and submit three images to contest.atpi.org that best captures the assignment. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest. Materials: digital camera, any special equipment

N103 – ATPI Digital Image Contest (on-site)
The contest will provide students with a list of categories and two hours to photograph. Images will be selected using the computer lab at UTA and uploaded to ATPI’s contest site. No manipulation of the images is allowed. Schools are limited to three contestants. Students must have a signed permission form (found online) completed and turned in to ATPI in order to compete in this contest. This contest is on Friday, beginning at 3:15 p.m. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.Materials: digital camera, card reader or cables to connect the camera to a computer for downloading, any special equipment

ATPI Photo Scavenger Hunt (on-site)
N104 – Team 1
N105 – Team 2
N106 – Team 3
This contest will challenge the students’ power of observation. The team of one to three students will be provided a list of items to photograph and two hours to photograph with a single camera. No more than three students on a single team. The contest will start Friday at 3:15 p.m. By 5:15 p.m. the team must turn in a point tally sheet and the camera storage card, which will be returned on Friday night. Entry fee is $25 for each team. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.Materials: one digital camera

ATPI News Video Contest (on-site)
N107 – Team 1
N108 – Team 2
N109 – Team 3
Students will be provided a theme for the video on Friday at 3:15 p.m. and will have about 22 hours to complete the assignment. Teams may consist of one to three students. Students will have overnight to complete their videos. Students must upload entries to Vimeo and share it with the ATPI Group by 11 a.m. on Saturday. Entry fee is $25 for each team. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.Materials: digital video camera, editing laptop with your software.

ATPI Artistic Video Contest (on-site)
N110 – Team 1
N111 – Team 2
N112 – Team 3
Students will be provided a theme for the video on Friday at 3:15 p.m. and will have about 22 hours to complete the assignment. Teams may consist of one to three students. Students will have overnight to complete their videos. Students must upload entries to Vimeo and share it with the ATPI Group by 11 a.m. on Saturday. Entry fee is $25 for each team. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.Materials: digital video camera, editing laptop with your software.

N113 – ATPI Cropped Contest (pre-conference and on-site)
Do you have what it takes to survive the Cropping Tool? Schools are limited to three student entrants. Students will be given an assignment on Friday, Feb 17 at 6 p.m. that they must upload to
contest.atpi.org by 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb 22. These images will be critiqued beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday. From that group, students will be selected to move into the next round of the contest. In each round, students will have a specific amount of time (from 15-30 minutes depending on the round) to capture one image. After a quick critique from the judges, half of the students will be cropped from the group and the remaining students will be given the next assignment. The contest will start Saturday at 9 a.m. and will run until noon. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest. Materials: digital camera

ATPI School Portfolio Contest (upload entries prior to convention)
N114 – Team 1
N115 – Team 2
N116 – Team 3
A team of four students will compete in this contest. The school must have four students on the team. Students will receive a list of potential themes on Friday, Feb 17 at 6 p.m. The list will be posted on the ATPI website, Twitter and Facebook pages. Students will have until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb 22 to submit entries at contest.atpi.org. Each student will contribute one image, which must be taken during time period between receiving the list of themes and the deadline. Upload all four images under the teacher’s name on the contest entry site but ensure that each student’s name is in the metadata. Entry fee is $25 for the team. Students must register and attend the conference to participate in this contest.Materials: digital cameras

N400 – Faculty Digital Contest (on-site)
All faculty members will be registered into this contest. There is no entry fee, but teachers must bring their own digital camera. Teachers will be given several categories to select from. Images must be downloaded from the digital cameras by 10 a.m. on Saturday. Images will be judged from the computer. Materials: digital camera

Pre-Conference Contests

Environmental Self-Portrait Contest (upload entries prior to convention)
This is a pre-conference contest for students and teachers. Entries are due by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. There is a 50-cent entry fee per image. This is the only contest that does not require attendance at the convention to compete, but at least one person from the school must be in attendance. See full rules at www.atpi.org/selfportrait. Upload entries to contest.atpi.org.

“The B.I.G 72” Video Contest (pre-conference)
List N500 as the contest under the teacher’s name on the registration form to register your school.
Get ready for a rollercoaster of challenges as you compete for bragging rights as the best on-the-spot program. Schools will be given a topic, via ATPI’s Twitter feed, on Thursday, Feb 16 at 9 p.m. CST. Students and instructors will work together with the given theme within a 72-hour time frame. Teams will upload their entries to Vimeo by Sunday at midnight and share them to ATPI’s Vimeo group. Total running time must not exceed three minutes. A thematic element will be given at the start of the contest which MUST be incorporated within the entry. List N500 under the teacher’s name on the registration form to enter. Entry fee is $25 for the team.


Schedule


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

6 p.m.

      Deadline to upload Picture Package, School Portfolio, Environmental Self-Portrait and Cropped first-round entries

ATPI Online Contest site


Friday, February 24, 2017

1 p.m.

Registration Opens
UTA Architecture Building

2:30 p.m.

Information meeting (for students competing in on-site contests)

3:15-5:45 p.m.

On-Site Contests/Sessions

  • Digital Image
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Video
  • Advanced Portfolio Reviews
  • General Sessions

Saturday, February 25, 2017

8:30 a.m.

  • Opening session for late arrivals

9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

On-Site Contests/Sessions

  • Digital Editing
  • Cropped
  • Faculty Digital
  • General Sessions

10 – 10:50 a.m.

  • General Sessions
  • Portfolio Reviews
  • Video contest due

11 – 11:50 a.m.

  • General Sessions
  • Portfolio Reviews

noon – 1:15 p.m.

  • Lunch (provided)
  • ATPI Business Meeting

1:30 – 3 p.m.

  • Hands-On Classes

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

  • Hands-On Classes

Sunday, February 26, 2017

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  • Awards Program


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