STORYTELLING with Maps contest
On Monday, September 16 at 8:30 a.m. Esri and NEURISA are challenging you to tell your story through maps at the Storytelling with Maps Contest held at URISA’s GIS-Pro 2013 event. Registration is required.
The top three story maps will be awarded cash prizes!
Attendance is not required during the entire event, however, story maps entered must be created at the event to qualify for prizes.
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Story map tutorial
15 minute break
10:15 to 12:00 noon- Story map creation
12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch break
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Story map creation
15 minute break
3:15 to 4:30- Story map creation
4:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Judging
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Contest reception
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.- Winners announced during GISPro Ignite 2013
Contest entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
§ Connects with audience
§ Draws in and holds user’s attention
§ Degree that user experience supports the story
§ Well-designed web maps
Winners will be announced on Monday evening.
The Storytelling with Maps contest is open to registered attendees of URISA’s GIS-Pro 2013 only. An individual cannot belong to more than one team. Judges and Esri employees are not eligible to win.
Contest submissions will be reviewed by the judges identified by NEURISA and Esri or by another qualified personnel. The panel will judge the submissions on the criteria identified above in order to select winners. The decisions of the judges are final. URISA, NEURISA, or Esri are not responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the findings presented by the judges or the functionality of the products beyond the close of the contest.
If less than 10 contestants register, Esri and/or NEURISA reserve the right to cancel event.