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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 FB album with that hashtag to vote on your favorite entry by "liking" it by 4:00pm Tuesday, April 17, 2018. You can vote as many times as you want.

Photo submissions may start Thursday, March 8, 2018. The final deadline for submission is 5:00 PM, Sunday, April 1, 2018.

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 Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Winners will be notified by email and prizes will be announced by Friday, April 20, 2018.

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.