Republican contest on the best coverage of the Winter Universiade 2017

Республиканский конкурс на лучшее освещение Универсиады – 2017

Today, prior to July 2 – International Day of Sports Journalists, Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade Organizing Directorate announced about the start of the Republican contest on the best coverage of preaparation for the games and development of mass sport among the representatives of media and bloggers.

The Republican contest is held to raise public awareness on preparation for the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty, development of mass sport in Kazakhstan and in the framework of the Programme “Sport Almaty” and with the aim of involving the journalistic community to cover the event and implement the Development Programme of Almaty for 2016-2020.

Materials can be submitted in many genres: articles, interview, essay, radio and television programmes, published or broadcast between July 1 to November 20, 2016.

All local media representatives of both republican and regional levels are welcome to take part in the contest.   Materials must be submitted between July 1 to November 20, 2016 in Kazakh and Russian languages. Determination of winners and prizes will be given with the decision of Contest Commission.

The winners will be announced in December of 2016, on the threshold of the 25th Independence Day of Kazakhstan, in the following six nominations:

  1. “The best TV spot”
  2. “The best radio piece”
  3. “The best publication in news agencies”
  4. “The best article in the print media”
  5. “The best publication in social media”
  6. “The best material in regional media”

The prize fund will amount 300 000 tenge in each nomination.

Each winner will receive 2 VIP tickets for opening and closing ceremonies.

One of the six winners, whose work will be chosen as the best by the decision of the judges will receive an opportunity to take part in “Torch Relay” and be one of the torchbearers of the 28th Winter Universiade 2017 in Almaty.

State Fund “Almaty 2017 Winter Universiade Oganizing Directorate”, Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050013, Bayzakov street, 280, phone: +7 (727) 313-23-58, e-mail: konkurs_press@almaty2017.kz.