Beat the Corona Blues by joining SKK GSB School Spirit Contest!
Enter SKK GSB School Spirit Contest and Beat the Corona Blues!
(And win some cool prizes!!)
Tired of sitting down all day in front of Zoom screen? Anxious to meet your new (and old) schoolmates or future business partners? Or do you just want to get out there and enjoy some beautiful autumn weather? Whatever the reason, here is a chance for you to have fun with your schoolmates, show some school spirit and win big prizes!
Here is how:
- 1. Form a team of 4-6 members with your classmates or any current students of SKK GSB, anywhere in the world;
- 2. Take a picture of your team engaged in a fun activity together (outdoors, indoors, online, etc.); and
- 3. Upload the picture to SKK GSB Instagram. It’s that simple!
What are the prizes?
First-Place Prize – AirPods Pro earphones for each member of the team whose photo is selected as the most creative in showing SKK GSB school spirit. The selections will be made among the top entries that received the most “likes” in each Program/Cohort group. The First-Place Prize will be awarded to each group. (See below for the list of Program/Cohort group.)
- Participation Prize – All participants will receive a cool SKK GSB merchandise.
How do I enter the competition?
1. Upload your photo to Instagram using any team member’s Instagram user account. The user must follow SKK GSB to be eligible for the contest.
2. Choose a Program/Cohort group to which to enter the competition, and insert the following hashtags.
#SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_FMBA22 – To enter Full-time MBA Class of ’22 Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_FMBA23 – To enter Full-time MBA Class of ’23 Competition
- Professional MBA
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_PMBA9 – To enter Professional MBA 9th Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_PMBA10 – To enter Professional MBA 10th Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_PMBA11 – To enter Professional MBA 11th Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_PMBA12 – To enter Professional MBA 12th Cohort Competition
- Executive MBA
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_EMBA12 – To enter Executive MBA 12th Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_EMBA13 – To enter Executive MBA 13th Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_MSBA1 – To enter MSBA 1st Cohort Competition
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_MSBA2 – To enter MSBA 2nd Cohort Competition
- AI MBA
- #SKKGSB; #SKKGSB_AIMBA – To enter AI MBA Competition
3. All entry must have #SKKGSB hashtag and at least one other hashtag indicating Program/Cohort. For example, when entering the EMBA 13th Cohort Competition, include #SKKGSB and #SKKGSB_EMBA13. Any entry without either the #SKKGSB hashtag or one of the Program/Cohort hashtags designated above will not be considered for the prize.
4. Feel free to post any notes or captions that will help explain the photo; introduce team members; or why the picture should be selected as the winner.
5. The contest opens on Nov 1st, and the entry must be made by November 15th, 11:59 PM. The winners will be announced on the school website by November 30th.
Some Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are the selection criteria for the winner?
A. The selection will be made based on committee members’ overall judgement for the most creative in showing SKK GSB school spirit among the top entries that received the most “likes” in each category. So, be creative and feel free to share/repost your entry with your friends and alumni.
Q. Who are the judges?
A. The Executive Committee of SKK GSB, composed of faculty and staff, will select a winner for each group.
Q. Can our team submit more than one photo?
A. Yes, your team can submit as many as you wish.
Q. Can I join different teams?
A. Yes, an individual can join as many teams as s/he wishes.
Q. Can our team enter more than one Program/Cohort Competition?
A. Yes, as long as the photo shows at least one member from the program/cohort, the entry is deemed eligible for the group’s contest. Simply include all program/cohort hashtags that the entry is qualified for.
Q. Can one team win more than one First-Place Prize?
A. No, the same team will not be awarded more than one First-Place Prize.
Q. Can one person win more than one First-Place Prize?
A. Yes, this is possible if you have managed to join different winning teams.
Q. Can staff and/or faculty participate?
A. Yes, they can join any team, but the faculty/staff cannot receive any awards. Any faculty/staff who appear in the contest shall be excused from the selection committee.
Q. Can my friends or alumni join?
A. The contest is open to current SKK GSB students only, but you are more than encouraged to share or repost any of the entries with friends or alumni. Remember, pictures with more “likes” will have higher chances to be considered for the winner.
Q. When can I enter the contest and when will the winners be announced?
A. The contest will be open from Nov. 1st to Nov. 15th, and winners will be announced on SKK GSB webpage by no later than 6:00 PM, November 30th, 2021.
1. Participation in the contest is strictly voluntary.
2. Each team should have 4 to 6 members, and abide by all COVID-19 health and safety rules of the Korean government. Any entry that is deemed to have violated the health and safety rules will be disqualified from the competition.
3. An entry must show at least one current student of the Program/Cohort group to which the entry is made.
4. There is no limit to the number of submissions a team can make.
5. By submitting the photo, the participants authorize SKK GSB and Sungkyunkwan University and/or their delegates to use these images. They may use this material in any format, with intentional or unintentional alterations, and use for the purpose of illustration, publicity, advertising, promotion, recruitment, and/or publication of any product or service for the school and the university for any period of time.