WORLD SIGHT DAY PHOTO COMPETITIONWednesday 9th October 2013
World Sight Day 2013 CELEBRATED GLOBALLY ON October 10th, 2013 HAS AS ITS THEME: "Universal eye health for all”.
Focusing on this year's theme and the CALL TO ACTION, "GET TESTED" we have teamed up with the Antigua & Barbuda Glaucoma Support Group to host another photo competition, under the theme “Children need eye care too - BREAKING OUR SILENCE"
This time we encourage EYE CARE AND EYE SAFETY for children and ask for photo entries of children getting their eyes tested, doing vision therapy, HAVING CORRECTIVE SURGERY, studying or reading with heads in their books, wearing glasses or sunglasses to protect their eyes, as well as proper eye guards in contact sports.
Rules and guidelines for the contest are as follows:
• Contest opens October 10th and closes March 1st, 2014. Voting will run throughout. Winners announced on March 12th, 2014 World Glaucoma Day
• Maximum of 5 photo entries per person
• All entries must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and a short but interesting photo caption
• Contest WILL HAVE TWO PARTS:
THE COMPETITION SEGMENT - open to residents of the Caribbean. The winning photo will be the one with most Facebook Likes. Winning child receives US$200 paid to an eyecare practitioner of their choice to be used towards cost of eyecare and /or purchase of eyewear.
THE EXPOSITION SEGMENT - OPEN TO THE WORLD - IN THE WSD spirit of Universal Eye Health, we'll be giving our global friends the opportunity to participate and share images of children from all parts of the world. The winner in this section will be mailed a certificate of Honourable Mention.
Send in your entries and browse the contest’s Facebook photo album to vote for your favourite photos. Vote for photos by giving them a ‘like’ and join in by sending in entries to email@example.com for a shot at a fantastic prize!
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