About The Contest
We have 4 contests running simultaneously
- Travel Photo Contest
- Travel Video Contest
- Destination Review Contest
- Activity Review Contest
Different prizes will be awarded for each contest.
All four contests are open from June 20, 2009 to Aug 31, 2009. Any content from
the above four categories uploaded to the Baraaza site during this time will automatically
be entered into the contest.
You must be a member to upload content (membership is free).
- All entries must be submitted through the upload feature we have provided in your
My Profile section.
- Photos must be submitted in:
My Profile | My Photos
- Videos must be submitted:
My Profile | My Videos
- Destination Reviews must be submitted in:
My Profile | My Destinations
- Activity Reviews must be submitted in:
My Profile | My Activities
- Images may be color corrected and retouched, however no photo illustrations or digitally
created images will be accepted.
- All content (photos, videos, written reviews) must be original and taken/edited/written
by the submitter.
- All content (photos, videos, written reviews) must be travel & destination related.
- Submit as much content (photos, videos, written reviews) as you like, as there is
no maximum number of submissions (however please make sure the content is relevant
to travel & destinations, and are generally helpful to anyone trying to better
understand a location).
- You must be a Baraaza member to submit photos, videos and written reviews (membership
is free and signing up only takes a minute).
- There will be 4 prizes, one for each category. The winner will be the best all around
travel/destination photo, video, destination review and activity review determined
by our judges.
- Photographs, videos and written reviews of unique destinations will hold slightly
more weight when it comes down to tie or a narrow race. We encourage contestants
to submit content for as many locations as possible.
- Photographs and Videos with the most comments will have an advantage in the event
of a tie or narrow race.
The deadline for submissions is Aug 31, 2009. The winner will be selected and contacted
no later than September 20, 2009. Official rules
Have a questions? Email us
Baraaza.com’s Travel Guru Contest
Baraaza.com is a travel & destination information exchange site where members
from all over the world post and share their travel wisdom so others may benefit
from their experience. In addition to sharing information, Baraaza is an excellent
tool for keeping ongoing records of you past & current travels.
Travel Photo Contest
Since our launch late in 2008, Baraaza has become known for its outstanding photos
of destinations around the world. See Baraaza’s Photo Map.
Baraaza’s Travel Photo Contest offers photographers and world travelers from around
the globe an opportunity to share their perspective of life & travel for destinations
they have visited. All photos uploaded to Baraaza.com between June 20th and August
31st will automatically be entered into the Travel Photo Contest and eligible for
the Travel Photo Grand Prize.
The winner of the Travel Photo Contest will receive an Waterproof digital camera.
Travel Video Contest
Baraaza.com recently launched its
Baraaza Video module which allows members and visitors to share and view
travel videos from all over the planet. We also have a travel activity video section
lists travel activities by category. Both Destination Travel Videos and Activity
Travel Videos are eligible. All videos uploaded to Baraaza.com between June 20th
and August 31st will automatically be entered into the Travel Video Contest and
eligible for the Travel Video Grand Prize.
The winner of the Travel Video Contest will receive a Flip.
Destination Review Contest
Destination Reviews are written reviews of destinations all over the planet.
These reviews are read by people in search on unbiased, direct-from-the-source information
by travelers with similar backgrounds. Each one of us has our own unique background,
travel styles and budgets, so here are Baraaza.com we try to offer general background
information about members who post here so it can all be put into the proper context.
With all of our differences - age, gender, ethnic, worldview, economic - we still
share the same passion for seeing the world. Regardless of your age or travel style,
Destinations Reviews will be judged for their content and ability to help others
when seeking information about a particular destination.
The winner of the Destination Review Contest will receive an WiFi Skype Phone.
Activity Review Contest
Activity Reviews are written reviews about travel related activities all
over the world. These reviews are read by people searching for helpful hints and
insights about specific activities they enjoy and participate in while traveling.
Activity Reviews will be judged for their content and ability to help others when
seeking information about particular activities around the globe.
The winner of the Activity Review Contest will receive an iPod Nano.