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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, ENO hammocks, waterproof Bluetooth speakers, and much more! 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 14    11 am - 4 pm

A series of 3D LiDAR point clouds of Clemson locations will be on display at the 4th floor of Cooper Library. Participants who correctly guess all the locations could win a new quadcopter drone. Bring your friends and work together to determine which special places of Clemson are on display!


Map Gallery-– submit yours here

October 20 to November 8   Entries accepted

November 14 , 11am - 4 pm  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!

Clemson Campus 3D Coloring 

November 14     11am - 4pm
Show off your artistic skills by painting a 3D printed model of Clemson's campus! Come by 412 Cooper during GIS Day to paint your model and enter the contest. Judges will determine the most artistic and most accurately painted models to win Clemson hoodies.


Mapping our Tiger Spirit

November 2 - 14     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 a prize!


Safety Survey at Clemson

November 2 - 14     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 coach Dabo Swinney!



Mapping for Good Mapathon

November 14    11:30 - 1 pm

Join the Clemson Mappers for a Mapathon event from 11:30-1 pm which benefits a humanitarian project. No mapping experience is necessary, and the most productive mapper will receive waterproof Bluetooth speakers!


Lightning Talks Audience Participation

November 14    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.



Social Media Award

November 14    11am - 4 pm

Follow us @GISClemson, tweet your photo of GIS Day with the following hashtags: #GISDay2018, @GISClemson. The person with the most likes and retweets will win a Fitbit. Will need to be present to win at 412 Cooper at exactly 4pm.



Check out our photo gallery from last year here!

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