Photo Challenge Rules and Policies

Submission Deadlines

Submission for the upcoming Selfie Photo Challenge will run from March 19 through April 2.


The Radford University “Selfie” Photo Challenge is open to all Radford University students, incoming students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff or friends of the university!

Photographs must be the original work of the entrant.

Each entrant can submit as many “selfies” as desired during the photo challenge.

Through submission of photo challenge entry, the entrant grants Radford University permission to use the submitted image for purposes both related and unrelated to the contest – including, but not limited to: website display, promotional materials, and social media without compensation to the photographer. All photographs used will be fully credited to the entrant in all such displays and publications.

The photo challenge organizers reserve the right to disqualify entries that do not conform to the stated contest rules and criteria.

Guidelines for Submissions

To submit an entry to the Radford University “Selfie” Photo Challenge, please post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #RadfordSelfie and mention us @radfordu

If you don’t have a social media account, you may still participate by emailing your image to

In the subject line of the email, please include the title of your image.

In the body of your email, please include the following information:

  • full name of the photographer
  • your email address
  • brief description of the photo
  • when and where the photograph was taken
  • full names of all individuals featured in photo (for images featuring large crowd shots, it is not necessary to submit names for individuals who are not main subjects in the image)


Judging will be completed the Office of Web Strategy and Interactive Media. Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Photograph’s overall effectiveness in showing Radford University pride
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Quality of photo

If you have questions, please email us at

Winning Submissions

The Office of Web Strategy and Interactive Media will select three entries as the winners of the challenge. Winners' photos will be displayed as the new Radford Univeristy cover photo on Facebook and will also be featured on Instagram and Twitter. Our favorite submissions will be displayed in a Facebook Photo Gallery, as well.