AR Photo Contest

How good are your Pokémon Go photography skills?

We’re asking, because Niantic is holding an in-app augmented reality photography contest for all players where Pokémon Go has been officially released. Yep, it’s not limited to US residents only, and rewards include a sweet swag bag containing a poster autographed by the team, a pair of wireless Bluetooth earbuds and — this is the best part if you still avidly play the mobile game — a Go Plus accessory.

The contest lasts until October 25 2017 and takes place on Instagram, where Pokémon trainers are challenged to take an AR picture in accordance to the rules of the contest. As officially confirmed, the contest is skill based and photos will be judged on terms of quality.



Important Rules:

  • snap epic Pokémon GO AR photos and post them on Instagram using the hashtag #PokemonGOcontest
  • the contest lasts until October 25 2017
  • no purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win this contest
  • the contest is limited to countries where Pokémon GO has been officially released as of October 11, 2107
  • in addition, the following countries are excluded from participation:THE BALKANS, BELARUS, BRAZIL, BURMA, CHINA, COTE D’IVOIRE (IVORY COAST), CRIMEA, CUBA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, IRAN, IRAQ, ITALY, LIBERIA, NORTH KOREA, PAKISTAN, QUEBEC, RUSSIA, SPAIN, SUDAN, SYRIA, TURKEY, AND ZIMBABWE.

To be eligible for the contest, you must be at least the age of majority in your country and in the general sense it’s not allowed to be related to Niantic, the Pokémon Company or the Pokémon Company International.

A special rule has been established for AR photos featuring real world people: Photos where an individual appears in or is identifiable in the photo will not be considered and will be deemed void.

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