APBP teams with PBIC on Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest

News Brief

April 22 , 2010

CHAPEL HILL , NC — The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is pleased to collaborate with the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) on the Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest.

APBP and PBIC are looking for images and videos that inspire, educate, describe, challenge, and help others better understand issues related to women and girls who bicycle for transportation purposes. Images must include a woman or girl and a bicycle being used for transportation purposes. The closing date for the contest is to be announced.

Submissions to the Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest will go through the PBIC Image Library and Video Library. The PBIC Image and Video Libraries are searchable collections of free, high-quality images and videos relating to walking and bicycling. Visitors to the sites may submit their own images and videos, and use them in any non-commercial projects including Web pages, presentations and reports.

  • To submit a photo and view usage guidelines, visit the PBIC Image Library at http://www.pedbikeimages.org/.

    Follow the instructions at this Web site for uploading photos. Please use the words "APBP/PBIC Women Cycling Photo Contest” in the description of each photo entered into the contest. There is no limit to the number of photos you may enter into the contest.
  • To submit a video and view usage guidelines, visit the PBIC Video Library at http://www.walkinginfo.org/videos/.

    All videos must either be in digital or DVD format, and be educational and non-commercial. Submit videos to Katy Jones by email at jones@hsrc.unc.edu, or contact her for mailing instructions. Please indicate that you are entering your video in the "APBP/PBIC Women Cycling Video Contest”. The preferred length of videos is 5-10 minutes, but may be shorter. There is no limit to the number of videos you may enter into the contest.

Prizes will be determined and provided by APBP. They include:

  • 1st prize: One year of APBP monthly Webinars (valued at $600.00 to $900.00)
  • 2nd prize: One registration fee to the 2011 APBP Professional Development Seminar (valued at approximately $350.00, location TBA)
  • 3rd prize: One APBP Membership (valued at $95.00)
  • 4th prize: One APBP Webinar (valued at $50.00 to $75.00)

Continuing information about the APBP Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest and APBP’s new Women Cycling Project can be found at www.apbp.org (guest registration is required, but access is free).