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JCKL Photo Contest

We know you love the library - we see you there day and night! This is your chance to show us!

  1. Snap a photo of your favorite part of the library, your friends in the library, your favorite library activity or service, or something artistic featuring the library.
  2. Email the photo to Please use the subject line #jcklphotocontest.
  3. The photos will be posted on the James C. Kirkpatrick Library Facebook page (
  4. Search for the contest hashtag #jcklphotocontest or the Facebook album with that hashtag to vote on your favorite entry by liking it by 5:00pm Tuesday, February 28, 2017. You can vote as many times as you want.

Photo submissions may start February 8, 2017. The final deadline for submission is 5:00 PM Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Contest Rules

  1. All currently enrolled University of Central Missouri students are eligible to enter the contest.
  2. Photos must be taken by the person entering the photo. It is your responsibility to obtain consent from any person featured in an image.
  3. Multiple entries are permitted.
  4. All entries must comply with the following policies:
    • Copyright:¬†Photos must be in compliance with U.S. Copyright law.
    • UCM University Policy:¬†Photos must be in compliance with the Code of Student Conduct, all UCM University policies, and local, state, and federal law.
    • By submitting your photo, you agree to allow JCK Library to use it for promotional purposes under a Creative Commons attribution license (

Judging and Prizes

A panel of judges will select the 1st , 2nd , and 3rd  place winners based on the interpretation of the library theme, creativity, originality, and artistry. 

The Student Choice Award will be given to the entry that receives the most Facebook likes on the JCK Library’s Facebook page by February 28, 2017 5:00pm.

Winners will be notified by email and prizes will be awarded at the Kirkpatrick Day celebration, March 3, 2017 in JCK Library.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st place: $20 University Store gift card
  • 2nd place: $15 University Store gift card
  • 3rd place: $10 University Store gift card
  • Student Choice Award: $20 University Store gift card

Decisions of the judges will be final. A list of the winners will be posted on the JCKL website on or after March 3, 2017.