Wikipedia Takes Rinconada is a photograph and video scavenger hunt inspired by Wikipedia Takes the City to be conducted in the City of Iriga and in municipalities in the 5th District of the province of Camarines Sur. It aims to capture landmarks and cultural icons of the district collectively known as Rinconada which is home to over 500,000 Rinconada Bikol speakers.
Launching: Iriga City Public Library at 8:00am on December 19, 2015
Period of competition: December 19, 2015 to January 9, 2016
Awarding: Iriga City Public Library at 8:00am on January 16, 2015
Did you miss the January 9, 2016 deadline of uploading? You may still donate your photos and video clips to Wikimedia Commons. Thank you for joining.
How to Join
Participants must form a team of three (3) members and they should represent a local government unit (LGU), organization, school, company or an institution based within the 5th district of Camarines Sur. Participants who do not belong to a team may also join individually.
Teams and individual participants must be equipped with basic photography skills and a DSLR, digital camera or cellphone with camera.
Teams and individual participants must upload/donate to Wikipedia, thru Wikimedia Commons website, up to three (3) new photographs or videos, which members have personally taken using a digital camera or cellphone with camera, about Rinconada district or the organization, school, company, institution or LGU that is being represented.
Each photograph or video must contain 1-3 sentences description in either English, Bikol or Rinconada language, and be categorized under: “Wikipedia Takes Rinconada”, the name of the team (e.g. “Team LGU Iriga”) if necessary, the location where the photograph or video was taken (e.g. “Iriga City, Camarines Sur”)
Applicants shall be notified thru their Wikimedia Commons Talk Page and Facebook account if their team qualified in the competition. Walk in and late registrants shall be notified by the secretariat.
Teams shall be selected based on the basic photography skills and familiarity with uploading media (e.g. images, audios, videos) in the website of the applicants.
Registration fee for qualified participants is PHP300.00 per team, inclusive of three (3) souvenir shirts and kits; and the same amount of registration fee for individual participants, inclusive of one (1) souvenir shirt and kit.
Applications are still welcome. Period of competition is from December 19, 2015 until January 9, 2016.
Guidelines and Mechanics
Seven to twenty (7 - 20) teams and individual participants shall be selected among the applicants.
Applicants who are not selected may participate in a Bikol Rinconada Wikipedia lecture-workshops scheduled on December 19, 2015 (Saturday) and January 16, 2015 (Saturday) at Iriga City Library, Iriga City.
Participants are encouraged to travel using public transportation. Fare will be shouldered by the team.
Members may not work together at some point or team up with other participants or teams during the entire activity, however only the photographs and videos gathered by respective members will be credited to the team.
Significance of the subjects - Only public buildings, religious structures and educational institutions with historical and cultural significance; relevant establishments, notable locals and people; and picturesque nature should be photographed.
Source - Photographs must be taken with the same camera used by the team during the entire duration of the competition.
Significance of the subjects - Actual activities, performance and rendition of a person of cultural significance should be captured in video.
Quality of clips - High resolution, focused, proper framing and 15—60 seconds in length are the basic requirements for the videos to earn points.
Source - Videos must be taken with the same camera used by the team during the entire duration of the competition.
Photographs and videos must be uploaded, within the day which they are taken or during the given period, by the team members using their respective accounts in Wikimedia Commons website (December 19, 2015 until January 9, 2016).
Only the photographs and videos which the participants participants wish to upload/donate to Wikimedia Commons shall be credited to the team or to the individual, respectively.
Up to three (3) sentences information, either in English, Bikol or Rinconada language, about the subject must be provided as a description of the photograph or video.
Each photograph or video must be categorized under the name of the team (e.g. Team LGU Baao), if necessary, and the location where the photograph or video was taken (e.g. Iriga City, Camarines Sur).
Teams earn two points (2 pts) for each subject covered. An additional one point (1 pt) is earned for various shots on each item or different subjects.
The top three (3) teams with the highest total points shall win the competition. The individual participant with the most unique shots among other individual participants with over 150 photographs and videos shall win a special prize.
1st Prize - PHP7,500.00
2nd Prize - PHP4,500.00
3rd Prize - PHP3,000.00
Special Prize - PHP3,000.00
Gallery of photographs and videos captured during WTR
Thirteen photography enthusiasts participated in Wikipedia Takes Rinconada and captured over 1,000 landmarks in Rinconada district.