The 36th Milo Marathon Media Photo and Writing Contest

Not only that runners are in for exciting competition and prices in the coming 36th Milo Marathon but! 

Calling all members of the media, you are invited to “shoot the action, capture the drama and win cash prizes!”
Join the 36th National MILO® Marathon media photo and writing contest for a chance to win cash prizes! The photo and writing contest is open to all accredited media photographers and journalists*. To qualify, entries must be taken or written during the 36th National MILO® Marathon Metro Manila Eliminations and the National Finals in Manila.
Theme:  “36th National MILO® Marathon: Iba’t ibang hinahabol, iisang takbuhan.”

Me at 36th Milo Media Lunch
Me paying attention to Manila Bulletin's reporter's question - bloggers are not qualified to join this contest :(

 Event date and contest deadlines

 Manila Eliminations: July 29, 2012

  • Deadline: August 15, 2012
  • Manila Finals: December 09, 2012
  • Deadline: December 21, 2012
PHOTO CONTEST
WRITING CONTEST
Entry Specifications
· Format: Printed on 8” x 10”
· Mounted on ½ Illustration Board
· Digital copies/negatives of photo must be copied to a CD/DVD and submitted together with the entry
Entry Specifications
· No minimum or maximum word limit
· Can be submitted in English or Filipino
· Can be in feature or news format
Judging Criteria
Relevance to theme (20%)
Composition (20%)
Creativity (30%)
Technical Quality (20%)
Overall Impression (10%)
Judging Criteria
Relevance to the theme (20%)
Content (40%)
Style / Composition (20%)
Overall Impression (20%)

* NOTE: Contest strictly for sports writers and photographers under legitimate publications with regular circulation.



General Guidelines
  1. Entries must be aligned to theme “36th National MILO® Marathon: Iba’t ibang hinahabol, iisang takbuhan.”
  2. To qualify, entries must be written or shot (photography) during the indicated dates above.
  3. Entries must be published within the time frame given.
  4. Contestants MUST be present during the actual events. Only registered participants will be allowed to join and whose entry/entries will be considered.
  5. The contest is strictly for sports writers and photographers under legitimate publications with regular circulation.
  6. An independent panel of experts in the field of photography and journalism will be judging the entries to ensure impartiality.
  7. There will be two language categories for the writing contest: English and Filipino—each category will have a separate set of winners. The top 3 entries will be awarded the cash prizes.
  8. Participants may submit as many entries in both categories but may win only once in each category.
  9. Submitted entries MUST follow the criteria and format below.
  10. All winning entries become the property of Nestlé Philippines, Inc., which reserves the right to use the photos without any liability whatsoever.
  11. Winners of the writing contest are entitled to the following prizes:
ENGLISH CATEGORY
FILIPINO CATEGORY
1st Place PhP 10,000.00 1st Place PhP 10,000.00
2nd Place PhP 8,000.00 2nd Place PhP 8,000.00
3rd Place PhP 5,000.00 3rd Place PhP 5,000.00
** Editors of the winning entries will receive the same prizes.
   12. Winners of the photo contest are entitled to the following prizes:
PHOTO CONTEST
1st Place PhP 12,000.00
2nd Place PhP  8,000.00
3rd Place PhP  6,000.00
Consolation PhP 3,000.00
** Editors of the winning entries will receive the same prizes.

Entry Submission:
Send all entries to ALEXYS DELGADO / CAMILA CALIZO/JINNY JACARIA, Strategic Edge Inc. 5th Floor Emmanuel House, 115 Aguirre St. Legaspi Village, Makati City
Winners’ guidelines:
  • · Winning entries submitted for the Manila elimination leg will be announced via SMS and/or email on August 22, 2012.
o Prizes can be claimed from August 23 – 27, 2012 from 9AM-5PM.
  • Winning entries submitted for the National MILO Marathon finals leg will be announced via SMS and/or email on January 4, 2013.
o Prizes can be claimed from January 7 – 9, 2013 FROM 9AM-5PM.
  • Prizes can be claimed at Strategic Edge Inc. 5th Floor Emmanuel House, 115 Aguirre St. Legaspi Village,
  • When claiming the prize, winners must present their press ID and sign the acknowledgement receipt. Proxies can claim prizes on behalf of the winner, but must present a valid ID and an authorization letter from the winner. NO ID / UTHORIZATION LETTER, NO CASH PRIZE.
* For further inquiries, please contact Alexys Delgado, Camila Calizo or Jinny Jacaria of Strategic Edge, Inc. at 892-0247 / 50 and group3@seinc.com.ph.

So come and capture the essence of MILO® either in photos or in words and you just might end up taking home great loads of prizes!

3 comments:

Marco | The Soul Explorer said...

Galing! May ganitong pakontes na rin sa Milo!

Light said...

@Marco

Galing galing talaga ng Milo. Pati mga prizes talaga nila are really great!

running Philippines said...

Wow this is great opportunity, I always seen this kind of activity on television but I never joined on this. But I'd loved to join and this kind of activity is good for our health and we can help other people too. Thanks for sharing it.

Kirstz

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