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IGS Young Members Committee Opens First Ever Photo Contest!

The Young Members Committee of the IGS is holding its first ever photo competition in 2018. This contest intends to promote young members of the International Geosynthetics Society.

The competition seeks the best photos of geosynthetic materials or technologies taken by young members.

The contest is open to international or chapter members of the International Geosynthetics Society, who will be younger than 36 years of age on 31 December 2018. Entrants may be asked to verify their membership and age by the committee.

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igs-na-photocontest-samplepicHOW TO ENTER
Submissions should include:

  • Name and affiliation of the entrant
  • IGS Member number
  • A maximum of 3 photos can be submitted per entrant.
  • Photos should be in a JPG format, each no larger than 5 MB.
  • They should be original pictures taken by the entrant since 2015, which have not previously been submitted to another IGS Photo competition.
  • A photo title and credit must be included with each picture sent.
  • Photos must be sharp, well focused and not enhanced in any way. They must clearly demonstrate or represent geosynthetic material or technology in use, without product branding.
  • Entrants must give IGS the rights to publish the pictures on all its platforms which may include newsletter, website, social media platforms etc.

Submissions will close on the 29 June 2018. Entries received after this date will not be considered.

The best photos will be shortlisted by a judging panel selected by the IGS Young Members Committee. Judges will not be allowed to enter the contest.

These photos will be subject to a public vote on the Young IGS’s Facebook page to determine the winner. Details will be announced once the submission period closes.

The best photograph will be awarded at 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics in Seoul.

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Thank you for your participation!

For questions about the IGS Young Members Photo Contest please contact To learn more about IGS Young Members Committee, visit