FIBA Women in Basketball 2020

Women in Basketball


Women and girls as players, but also as coaches, administrators and fans is one of the main priorities for FIBA and the IBF for the 2019-2023 cycle.
Send in your best shots that represent this theme for a chance to win great prizes.
Furthermore, the forty best photos selected by the jury will be exhibited temporarily at the House of Basketball, in the FIBA world headquarters in Mies (Switzerland). The opening of the exhibition will take place on July 24th, 2020. The exhibition will end on November 30th, 2020.


1st prize 3000 CHF
2nd prize 2000 CHF
3rd prize 1000 CHF


The Contest is open to everyone regardless of age, nationality and country of residence. Participants under 18 years of age are responsible for ensuring that their submission is in compliance with the legal requirements of their country. Minors are deemed to have received their parents’ or legal guardian’s prior approval for their participation in this Contest. The approval must be joined to the registration

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Photos must be taken by the participant himself/herself and be personal creations. They cannot be presented in the name of a third party.
Pictures must be in connection with the themes chosen by IBF
Each participant can submit a maximum of three (3) pictures regardless of the theme. Participants will be deemed to have officially entered the Contest upon submission of at least one picture.
Drawings, illustrations, computer-made or assisted pictures are not permitted. The only alterations permitted is the modification of certain parameters (Saturation, contrast, sharpness, temperature of colours, balance of whites and colours) as well as eliminating noise.
Mandatory elements for the pictures:
Format: JPEG/JPG format.
Minimum size: 4MB
Maximum size: 20MB
Minimum number of pixels: 5 million
Description (date, place and small description)
No text or description on the photo
Pictures cannot be submitted by regular post or any other postage/mail services. All submissions must be uploaded electronically through the website specifically dedicated to the Contest
Photos that are not linked to the theme will be excluded from the Contest and the participant’s entry will be removed. The same will happen to photos containing inappropriate content (such as, but not limited to, violence, racism or pornography). Photos containing promotional or commercial content will not be accepted.
The Participant will receive confirmation of his/her submission upon uploading the first photo.
With their submission, participants warrant that their photos do not take elements of other existing creations, infringe any third-party rights or any other rights protected by law (copyright, trademark law, right to one’s image, right to privacy, etc.)
The participant is responsible for the photos submitted and he/she guaranties the IBF against all action or appeal that may be brought by third parties for infringement of their rights. The IBF reserves the right to take legal action against participants for any damage suffered as a result of a breach of the foregoing undertakings. In case of doubt, the IBF reserves the right to exclude any photograph from the Contest without justification.
By their participations, participants grant the rights of their photographs to the IBF/FIBA. They explicitly authorise the IBF/FIBA to use, exploit, reproduce or transfer their photos freely, for the development of Basketball. The IBF/FIBA can thus freely dispose of the photos, in particular for promotional purposes, without the participants being able to claim any compensation. Participants agree that their photos will be exhibited at the House of Basketball, the world headquarters of FIBA
Participants must ensure that the photos submitted do not infringe privacy or personal rights without obtaining the authorization of the person represented. In the event that a representation is deemed to be contrary to these terms, the participant will be excluded from the contest.


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