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2017 Just for the health of It Photo Contest

To support the university’s commitment to a healthy workplace, the university’s Healthy Workplace Committee (HWC) will once again hold the Just for the Health of It Photo Contest. This initiative promotes physical fitness, mental well-being and fun!

This summer, snap photos of yourself participating in any type of physical activity or mental well-being activity benefiting your health and share them with us.

This year’s theme is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday. Submit photos in one or more of the categories listed below, together with a caption (maximum 140 characters) about how your photo celebrates this important milestone of Confederation. You could win a prize and be acknowledged within our university community.

Contest details:

The contest will run Friday, June 30 through Friday, September 15.

Submission deadline: 

Friday, September 15

Contest categories:

Photos should capture and clearly display images that fit into one of the following categories:

  • Category A – Physical activity at the university  (physical activity around campus)
  • Category B – Family and friends (physical activity while surrounded by/with family or friends)
  • Category C – Individual/reflection (physical activity or reflection captured while alone)
  • Category D – Mental Well-being (mindfulness, self-reflection, mediation, etc.)

The HWC will announce winning photos in late September and feature them through the university’s media outlets.

Submission details:

One photo submission per category, per person (four photos maximum per employee). Amateur photos only, taken between Friday June 30 and Friday, September 15 (photos should clearly meet category criteria listed above). Maximum size: 10MB

Please use the following naming convention for each photo you submit: [category]_[last name]; e.g. A_Smith; B_Smith; C_Smith; D_Smith.

Be active, fit and maintain a healthy mind this summer! Let your energy flow and get creative.

Submit your photos.

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