Storytelling With Maps Contest

Once again ESRI is encouraging mappers everywhere who harness the power of GIS technology to enter the ESRI Storytelling with Maps Contest.

Submissions will be judged on a range of factors. Each Story Map selected will combine design, user experience, impact, and overall creativity with an interesting and engaging story.

ESRI will award first, second, and third place prizes in five categories:

  • Travel/Destinations/Recreation
  • Infrastructure/Planning/Government
  • Science/Technology/Education
  • Culture/History/Events
  • Conservation/Environment/Sustainability

One grand prize will be awarded to the best overall Story Map entry, as determined by the contest judges. Here are the prizes:

  • Grand Prize/Best Overall: A one-year ArcGIS Online subscription for five users plus a plaque and a certificate
  • First Prize: A GoPro camera plus a plaque and a certificate
  • Second Prize: A copy of the ESRI Press book Cartographica Extraordinaire: The Historical Map Transformed plus a plaque and a certificate
  • Third Prize: A copy of the ESRI Press book Cartographica Extraordinaire: The Historical Map Transformed plus a plaque and a certificate

All entries must make use of one of the ESRI Story Map apps. Entries may be hosted in ArcGIS Online or on another server. Contest participants may and are encouraged to customize the Story Map apps to suit their needs.

Submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on June 8. Winners and their Story Map entries will be unveiled at the 2015 ESRI User Conference.

Enter the contest and get full contest details at esri.com/storytellingwithmaps. Discover more about ESRI Story Map apps at storymaps.arcgis.com.

Submissions will be judged on a range of factors. Each Story Map selected will combine design, user experience, impact, and overall creativity with an interesting and engaging story.

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