Photo competition/Stadiums at the gloomy time

Right now we start the third round of the championship of «Groundhopping/Russian Team»! New photocompetition will be held under the slogan «Stadiums at the gloomy time». We would like to remind that everyone can participate in the competition and fight for the name of champion, no matter if he or she had participated in the previous competitions.


Rules of the game.

First stage: from 30th Oktober till 20th November.

Requirements for the participation in the competition:
— to choose the stadium which You think might be interesting till the end of the first stage date. This might be old stadium or new and modern arena – it does not matter;
— to visit the stadium armed with photocamera and make the photo report paying attention not only to surroundings of the stadium but to the details as well;
— to choose not more than 15 best photos and send them to e-mail address: Please write the name of the stadium, city and country in the subject of e-mail and Your name or nickname in the message.

Please note that editing photos is prohibited. It is also very important that the pictures are made not earlier than the 1st of September.

All the participants whose photos will be accepted will be divided into groups which number directly depend on the number of participants.

Publishing of the photos on the 21st of November.

All the galleries of photos will be published online on the 21st of November. Each participant will have to vote for the best three galleries in every group excluding them in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. 1st place gets 6 points, 2nd – 4 points and 3rd – 2 points. Participants are not allowed to vote for the group they are in. Non-participants will not be able to vote.

You will have one week for voting after that we will identify the participants of play-off. Only authors of two best galleries of each group will participate in the second stage. If authors of second and third places will get the same amount of points both of them will be got in the second stage.

Second stage: from 27th of November till 11th of December.

The rules are the same as for the first stage so remember – You must choose not less than two stadiums.

Publishing of the photos on the 12th of December.

Participants will have one more week for the voting. All the participants are invited to take part in the second stage of photo-competition – even those who will fall from the first stage.

The winner will be announced on the 19th of December.

We would like to wish You good luck, fair fight and interesting stadiums!