About The Contest

We have 4 contests running simultaneously

  1. Travel Photo Contest
  2. Travel Video Contest
  3. Destination Review Contest
  4. 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).

Guidelines

  • 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).

Helpful Hints

  • 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.

Deadline

The deadline for submissions is Aug 31, 2009. The winner will be selected and contacted no later than September 20, 2009. Official rules

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.


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.


Skype

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.


Nano