The SELFIEnomenon Photo Contest of Green Spine 2014

A photo-contest entitled “SELFIEnomenon” is one of activities of the DLSU Green Spine Book Fair 2014. Participants who will join the contest will be asked to take self-portrait photographs (selfie) using a hand-held digital camera or a mobile phone. The goal of this photo contest is to promote the love for reading, create awareness on the presence of the Libraries’ social media sites and promote the different spaces and services in the DLSU library.


  1. The contest is open to all members of the DLSU academic community.
  2. Participants will need to “like” the Facebook account of the Libraries or “follow” LORA’s Twitter account.
  3. The contest will run from August 12-14, 2014
  4. The DLSU Libraries reserves the right, and has the discretion to disqualify any entry from the contests that is considered to be obscene, defamatory, or libelous to any person or entity.


  1. During the three-day book fair, participants will be asked to take a selfie (individual or group) inspired by any of the following theme/categories provided by the Green Spine 2014 Committee.
“The Book Selfie”
Owned or Borrowed, snap a selfie with your favorite book.
“Selfie On The Spot”
Take a selfie in your favorite space in any of the DLSU Libraries.
“The Library and Meme”
Create a selfie themed meme about the different services and facilities in the DLSU Libraries.

  1. To submit an entry, photos should be uploaded on the Facebook or Twitter accounts of the library with the following hashtags: #greenspine2014 #selfienomenon and the assigned hashtag for the theme (see table above)
  2. Individuals may submit as many entries as they can in any or all of the themes.

Winners and Prizes

  1. An individual can join in all the categories but may only be able to win once for the entire contest duration.
  2. Winning entries will be judged based mainly on creativity and relevance to the theme criteria. A separate panel of judges will decide the winners for each day of the contest.
  3. There will be one (1) winner per theme (total of 3 winners) for each day.
  4. Prizes up for grabs are gift certificates from The Store worth 500 pesos.