Identity & Culture Photo Contest

The Identity & Culture Photo Contest is now open. Submissions will be accepted until March 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm. To submit your story, please submit your photo to with a completed Official Entry Form. You can download a printable PDF or submit using your Google account.

For a submission to be considered, all entrants must agree to abide by the contest rules and submit a completed Official Entry Form.

Official Rules

  1. By submitting to the Contest, the entrant agrees that all rights to the entry become the property of the South Slave Divisional Education Council (SSDEC), except for Moral Rights (right to have the author’s name attached to the work).

  2. All entries must be original works. Entries must not have been previously published.

  3. The Contest is open to all students and staff of the SSDEC.

  4. Entries must be submitted either by a parent/guardian or with the express permission of a parent/guardian.

  5. Photo entries must be a high resolution image (preferably 300 dpi measuring at least 10 cm x 10 cm) and submitted in a standard JPG file format.

  6. The judges will determine the winner based on composition, technical proficiency and appropriate themes (Identity & Culture). The decisions of the panel of judges are entirely their own and are final and binding.

  7. Entries will be disqualified if they contain content the SSDEC considers to be inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive.

  8. The winner will be notified of the results by phone, email, or mail.

  9. This Contest is void where prohibited by law.

  10. For an entry to be accepted, it must be accompanied by a completed Official Entry Form (available on

  11. The SSDEC reserves the right to modify, in whole or in part, the winning entry.

  12. The prize of $200 will be awarded to the winning entry in each category in the form of a cheque.

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