Photo competition/»Groundhopping-Autumn Marathon»

Football autumn — the latest football months of the year — the time to announce a new photo competition, which this time will be called «Groundhopping-Autumn Marathon» and spend in a not the traditional format.

I remind you that take part in it can any of you who read these text. 
To do this, you need to indicate your willingness to take part in photo competition and write to us about it letter on our email address

Now more about the competition rules:

The first stage.
Date from October 22 to November 15.

This time, the competition will have not traditional format, it will take place in two stages, but the number of photos in the competitive work will be increased. All participants, by lot will be divided into groups of 5 or more people, depending on the number of applications filed.

To become a member, you should:

1. In the period set by the rules to choose an interesting, do you think the stadium. This may be an old and abandoned stadium or a new, modern arena. It does not matter!
2. Go on it with a camera and make photos, be sure to pay attention to the survey and detailed photos.
3. Select up to 15 most successful (there is no minimum limit for), as say, atmospheric pictures, and send the originals to the email: In the subject line enter the name of the stadium, the city and the country, and in comments the name (or nickname) of the author of the report. Remember, any photo processing, be it Photoshop or a similar program — is excluded.
4. November 16, we summarize a line under that you send us photo-reports and post them on our site. Each participant will be able to vote for the top three in his opinion the work in which the author of the best-the atmosphere of the stadium, and placed them in places — 1, 2 and 3.

At its own reporting member can not vote.

1st place receives 6 points, 2nd place 4 points and 3rd — 3 points.

The vote is given week, and its follow-up, we define the group winners. The next step in this case, each of the group, it is only one best reporting. In case of equal points from the winners of one group, it will come from both of these teams.

Note: If you already have such photos, you made earlier, it is allowed to taking part in the competition, but it must be made no earlier than the summer of 2012.

The second stage.
Date from 23 to 30 November.

The essence of this step, choose the best of the best finalists photos, which will be the winner and will receive a prize from the groundhopping «Russian Team».

Remember, the important thing is not to win but to take part and communicate!

Good luck to all, fair play and interesting stadiums.

P.S. If you have any questions, you can ask them on email