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Summer In Knox Instagram Competition

#summerinknox Instagram Photographic Competition

What's it all about...

#Summerinknox is a photographic celebration of all that is Summer in and around Knox. Young people, aged 10 - 25 years, share photos of their Summer adventures and weekly prizes are awarded.

In 2016 / 2017, the #summerinknox Instagram Project will run over 8 weeks from Monday 5 December, 2016 to Monday 6 February 2017.

#summerinknox is for young people aged between 10 - 25 years who live, work*, study or have a connection to the City of Knox, to submit their photos to the Instagram project focusing on the weekly theme.

* NB: To be eligible for prizes you must meet the age requirement and not be an employee of Knox City Council. All information can be seen in the Terms and Conditions.

For more information contact Kate Clark, Youth Development Worker, Knox City Council Youth Services tel: 9298 8550 or email

Return to our Knox Youth Services Young People main page


Week Date Open Date Closed Weekly Winner
1 Monday 5 December 2016 Monday 12 December 2016 Hannah
2 Monday 12 December 2016 Monday 19 December 2016 Keira Patman
3 Monday 19 December 2016 Monday 2 January 2017 Alex Traiandafilou
4 Monday 2 January 2017 Monday 9 January 2017 *Not enough entries submitted*
5 Monday 9 January 2017 Monday 16 January 2017 @mayagrkow
6 Monday 16 January 2017 Monday 23 January 2017 @mayagrkow
7 Monday 23 February 2017 Monday 30 January 2017 @indiaphliips
8 Monday 30 January 2017 Monday 7 February 2017 Olivia Bedford

Week 1 winner
#summerinknox week 1 winner
Week 2 winner
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Week 3 winner
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Week 5 winner
#summerinknox week 5 winner
Week 6 winner
#summerinknox week 6 winner
Week 7 winner
#summerinknox week 7 winner
Week 8 winner
#summerinknox week 8 winner


Themes and winners will be announced on the Knox City Council Youth Services Instagram and Facebook pages.


Weekly winners will be awarded a $50 gift voucher for the photo judged to best capture the ‘Weekly Theme’.

Photos will be judged by the Knox Youth Events Crew.

Terms and Conditions

1. #summerinknox starts on Monday 5 December 2016 and will run for 8 weeks. Each week a new theme will be announced and participants can submit up to 3 entries for each weekly theme. Entries close on Mondays at midday. Winners announced on Tuesdays for a full list of dates visit Instagram @knoxyouthservices

2. #summerinknox Instagram Project is open to people aged between 10-25 years who live, work*, study or have a connection to City of Knox.
*NB Knox City Council employees are not eligible for any prizes.

3. Photos submitted must be digital files and submitted via email or by Instagram Direct @knoxyouthservices #summerinknox #knoxyouthservices

4. You do not need to have an Instragram account to enter competition. Young people aged under 13 are requested to submit photos via email however you can re-gram from parent/ guardian or friend over the age of 13years. (see Instagram account age requirements)

5. Entry into the #summerinknox Competition requires that the subjects within the photographs have given permission for their image to appear in publications, online , print media and other promotional channels.

6. Photos submitted must be the entrant's own work.

7. Copyright remains with the photographer, however by entering the competition the photographer grants Knox City Council licence to use the photographs and the entrants full name for promotional purposes including publication in online and print media.

8. Knox Youth Services intends to share all photographs submitted unless the content is deemed inappropriate.

9. A minimum of 5 entries is required per week for a winner to be selected. The judging panel’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

10. Entries will be shared on Instagram @knoxyouthservices and
We encourage participants to re-gram and link to original post and use #summerinknox #knoxyouthservices @knoxyouthservices

11. A photographic exhibition is planned for 2017

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