ICE HKA G&S #icehkagns_snap Snapshot Challenge

Showcase civil engineering in Hong Kong and your photographic talents! You could win a cash prize, exhibit your photo in ICE Breaker (ICE HKA publication) and earn a One-Year ICE HKA Event Free Pass! Happy snapping!

Send in your pictures of civil engineering for a chance to win.
Send in your pictures of civil engineering for a chance to win.

Theme of competition: Civil Engineering in Hong Kong
Submission Deadline: 30 April 2016 (Hong Kong Time 23:59 based on Facebook server time)

Institution of Civil Engineers Hong Kong Association Graduates and Students Division (ICE HKA G&S) '#icehkagns_snap Snapshot Challenge' is open to ICE members and the general public in Hong Kong. It aims to raise the profile of the profession and help the public understand what civil engineering involves and the positive impact it has on society.

If you are taking a photo on a construction site, remember to stay safe and follow guidance from your employer or client.


Open Category (for general public) and Member Category (for ICE Members of all grades)

How do I enter? (Rules of Competition)

  • Like ICE HKA G&S on Facebook
  • Snap a photo from anywhere in Hong Kong that fits with the theme
  • Upload the photo to your personal Facebook account, tag the photo #icehkagns_snap and set the photo privacy to "Public" (For ICE Member, tag your membership number as well, e.g. #1234567)
  • Ask your friends to "Like" your photo

Prizes (For both categories)


  • Cash prize of HKD $1,000 and a certificate
  • Entry exhibits as cover page of ICE Breaker (ICE HKA publication), subject to final decision of ICE HKA G&S
  • One-Year Free Pass to all local ICE HKA events (For Member Category only)

First Runner-up

  • Cash prize of HKD $500 and a certificate

Merit (3 prizes)

  • Cash prize of HKD $200 and a certificate

Judging Criteria

  • Number of "Like" of the photo on Facebook
  • Visual impact/presentation quality of the photo
  • Originality of subject
  • Relevance to the theme

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Terms and Conditions
  1. Each entrant may submit as many as 10 entries but no entrant may win more than one prize. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost or delayed in transmission whether on Facebook, by email or otherwise. ICE HKA G&S takes no responsibility for damage or loss resulting from misdirected or incomplete entries arising from computer errors, viruses, bugs or other causes outside its control.
  2. By entering this competition each entrant confirms that his/her entry could be released to the public and in compliance with the terms and policies of Facebook and the law.
  3. Photos may be enhanced to make them brighter, clearer etc., but the content must not be manipulated. ICE HKA G&S and the judging panel reserve the right to verify the eligibility of applications and to exclude any image they believe has been excessively treated altering its authenticity.
  4. The decision made by the judging panel shall be final and no appeal will be accepted.
  5. Entrants may submit or be required by ICE HKA G&S to provide the original or a higher resolution version of entry. Such version(s) shall be considered as the same entry and bound by these terms and conditions.
  6. ICE members of any grade must join the Member Category and include their membership number as a hashtag on Facebook in the entry. Entries with invalid membership numbers will be transferred to Open Category automatically.
  7. The winner must claim their prize within 30 days of the sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and ICE HKA G&S reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
  8. The prize is not transferable.
  9. By entering this competition each entrant confirms that his/her entries are their wholly-owned creation and are no longer protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights. The entry must not have been published previously in/on any other publication or website.
  10. Entrants must own the copyright and will retain copyright; however in entering the competition entrants are agreeing to ICE retaining the entries and using them for future publicity, illustrative and other non-commercial purposes. No fees will be payable if entries are used in this way.
  11. Entrants will keep ICE harmless from any claims in relation to their entry that the entry infringes the personal or proprietary right of any other person.
  12. Each entrant also confirms that anyone depicted in an entry has given their permission for the inclusion of their entries in the entry and the use of the entry including their image by the entrant and ICE.
  13. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by ICE for the administration of this competition and other marketing purposes for ICE.
  14. ICE HKA G&S reserves the right to add, cancel or amend the terms of this competition at any time without prior notice.
  15. In the event of any dispute regarding the rules, conduct or the results of any competition, ICE HKA G&S's decision will be final.
  16. ICE HKA G&S reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these terms and conditions.
  17. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and the rules of competition.