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Contests & Prizes

Join in the GIS Day celebration and win great prizes during the GIS Day Contests, like brand new quadcopter drones, FitBit, Minecraft Lego sets, waterproof Bluetooth speakers, and lunch for two with the Provost, Dr. Robert Jones! There are lots of different contests and participation is free, so  enter them all for your best chance of winning!


The winners for all contests will be announced at the end of the lighting talk session at 412 Cooper Library. The winners must be present to receive their award. Invite your peers to join!

Where in the World?

November 16     11 am - 1 pm

A series of aerial photos of iconic places around the world will be on display at Cooper Library. Participants who correctly guess all the locations could win a new quadcopter drone. The locations may consist of popular landmarks and maybe even one or two of the world wonders, so bring your international friends with you!

Create Your Own 3D Cooper Library

November 1 - 16     Entries accepted

November 9 - 16    Vote for your favorite on Facebook

Use Lego blocks to build a model of Cooper Library. Then, use our Augmented Reality Sandbox to create a landscape for your design and submit both a picture and your Lego model for a chance to win a Minecraft Lego set!


Map Gallery

November 2 - 13     Entries accepted

November 16          GIS Day participants can vote for their favorite

The Map Gallery contest will have two prizes to give away! First, participants will vote for their favorite poster or map to enter a drawing for a new quadcopter drone with an HD camera. Plus the entry with the most votes at the end of the GIS Day events will win!

Mapping our Tiger Spirit

November 2 - 16     Submit your response
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in our crowdsourcing map by choosing their favorite place at Clemson using our online interactive map form: One entry will be selected to win lunch with the Provost, Dr. Robert Jones!


Campus Spots Scavenger Hunt

November 11    Contest opens

November 16   Deadline for entry is 12 pm

Follow the clues given in an interactive web app and map your answers. The first student to complete the scavenger hunt will receive a FitBit! All students who complete the scavenger hunt will be entered in a drawing for or a quadcopter drone!

Full instructions can be found here.

Safety Survey at Clemson

November 2 - 16     Submit your response

Give your input as part of our crowdsourcing project. Tell us where you feel less safe and help identify areas which need improvement. We will choose one response to win a football autographed by the Clemson football coaches!

Lightning Talks Audience Participation

November 16     1 - 4 pm

To encourage everyone to connect with the presenters and their work, we will give a prize to an audience member who asks the most insightful or thought-provoking question of one of the presenters.

Mapping for Good Mapathon

November 16     12 - 1 pm

Join the Clemson Mappers for a Mapathon event from 12-1 pm which benefits a humanitarian project. No mapping experience is necessary, and the most productive mapper will receive waterproof Bluetooth speakers!



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