Competition in developing geogames - Walking in the maps - is here again!

Do you have nice photos or videos from your travels? Make some interesting geogame! Interner userscan learn and have fun playing a geogame. And also you can win competition "Walking in the maps" and receive some great prize!

Geogame is an activity that will amuse and educate. It can present Liberec regional castles as well as Dresden galleries or Latvian national parks. Imagination has no limits. The game has to be created with logic and momentum and the user is entertained.

Try our previous games:

Can you make such geogame that everyone will be happy to return to?

What has changed over the first year of competition?

First of all - you will not limited to posting only photos! You can use further multimedia files like videos (from YouTube), Adobe Flash animation (SWF) and music (MP3). Of course, text in english.

The competition will be awarded on the occasion of the GIS DAY 20th November 2012 in Liberec. The winner will receive a quality GPS device. But each author will receive a small prize!

More information about the competition, how to apply and how to developed, please visit or for information you can submit it to Irena Koskova (, phone +420 485 226 412) or Lenka Rychtaříková (, phone +420 485 226 612) from the Liberec Region Authority.


Rules for the competition in developing geogames - Walking in the maps 2012

It is possible to take part for a single users or groups.
Groups will be developing a geogame through a single user account.
It doesn´t matter where you are from. A
ge and expertise are no restrictions.
Users may enter more geogames, not only one.
The author or authors obliged their works don´t infringe on any copyright laws.
Contestants must be prepared to agree to publish the game at least one year or until the next GIS DAY

Description of geogame objects

Minimum number of objects in the game is 30
Minimum size of photos (height or width): 450 px
Music files in MP3 format.
Adobe Flash SWF animations possible.
Video sekventions by including YouTube code

The territorial scope of geogames

Nationwide game, european and world games are possible.
Selection well-known places (cultural, natural monuments ...) atc

User registration for the competition from 9th September 2012 continuously on webpage (registration part).
After receiving user account it is necessary to send email at for setup user permissions for competition.
Closure for the developing the geogame and its publication: 11th November 2012
Working of evaluation commission: from 12th to 17th November 2012

Competition Evaluation Criteria:
Quality of object included
The authentic of theme
Educational aspects
Number of objects in geogame
Level of stylistics

Commission members are experts in education, teaching geography, photographers, GIS, environmental education.

Garmin GPS device, a subscription to National Geographic.
Small prizes for all our contestants.
The promoter of the competition reserves the right to make changes in the case of low involvement or insuitable competition works!