ScoopYourself challenge, visitors have the opportunity to incorporate
themselves into a unique contest entry and be the most creative to win
wanted to see fans' Adventures in Odyssey collections. We wanted to
find out who would come up with the most creative display of their Odyssey
albums, books, videos, DVDs, action figures, T-shirts, and more!
quantity of items in fans' collections had no effect on the chances of
winning. We were interested in the quality of entries submitted, regardless
of how many Odyssey items contestants had. We were looking for the use of
props, camera angles, and lighting to create the most creative display. We
weren't looking for just simple displays of Odyssey items on a background.
We were looking for entries that stood out as a cut above the rest, entries
that went that extra mile. The ultimate ScoopYourself contestants.
Of course, a contest like this is very subjective, and our opinion
may differ from yours. But that's okay. We enjoyed looking at every photo we
received and are confident that you will too.
It was extremely
difficult to judge the entries (it's difficult every year!). It was so much
fun seeing the creativity expressed, much like years past. All three of our
winners will be receiving free Adventures in Odyssey goodies (see
In addition, we decided to give out even more awards than originally
promised due to our delay in announcing our 2013 winners. Not only will our
three winners receive some exciting Odyssey prizes, our five (yes, five!)
honorable mentions will also receive a voucher to receive a free copy of
Album 57: "A Call to Something More".
A big congratulations to our
three winners and even our
Winners, be watching
your email in the days ahead as
we're excited to get your prizes
out to you!
If we could, we'd give you all a prize
for the effort you put into this contest. Thanks to everyone who entered!
And now, our winners!
Each winning entry is featured below. Click
on each photo to read our review and commentary. We've included a photo
gallery showcase of all the contestants' entries. Be sure to check them out!
Click on winner's name to view their
Rose B., age 21 (Lynchburg,
Elizabeth K., age 14 (Phoenix,
Mara D., age 13 (Denver,
Click on Honorable Mention's name to
view their entry.
Reisa D., age 11 (Denver,
Luke & David B., ages 18, 15
Clare D., age 15 (Littleton,
David H., age 19 (Surrey,
Valerie & Monica C., ages
14, 10 (Martinsburg,
Contestants' names, ages, and location are
documented with each entry.
A big thanks goes out to
everyone who participated in our 2013 ScoopYourself Photo Contest. And thank
you all for your patience this year as the winners announcement was delayed.