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The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy is pleased to announce a Sports Photography Exhibition within the 3rd International Conference Sports for Women. The general theme of the conference is “Sports Without Barriers”. The 3rd International Conference Sports for Women will be held at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

How it works

  1. Upload the best image you have within the title Women & Sports using the form below
  2. Upload the same picture on the Instagram by using #FBMASPE15 & tag @ADFBMA

The image can be shot by any device, including mobile phones but must meet the entry requirements below.

Entry Requirements for Photos

  • Photos must be your original work. Photos taken by other photographers that have been modified are not eligible.
  • Files must be 10 MB or less in size, must be at least 960 x 720 pixels large, and no larger than 3,500 x 3,500 pixels large.
  • Photos must not have been published previously (photos that have been published upon submission to other contests, etc. do not meet this requirement).
  • Photos must not infringe the privacy rights or the privacy of others, and must not harm their reputations.
  • Photos must abide by all terms, and must not infringe on the rights or legally protected interests of others.
  • Additionally, if a winning photo is deemed to have violated the above requirements after winners have been announced, the award will be retracted.

Any number of images can be uploaded on the website till the competition closes 26th April 2015. Winners will be announced during the conference on 5th May 2015.


  • Our esteemed judges will review all entries and select the best images. In addition we will also have a people’s choice category for the most shared picture on Social Media.
  • From all the submitted Photos only 20 will be selected to be displayed during the Conference

The Judges

  • 1 Representative of Getty Images
  • 2 Representatives of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy
  • 1 Representative of TwoFour54


Only Emirati Ladies
Registration is FREE

Winning criteria

Technical skills – use of lighting, composition
Originality – different idea or concept as opposed to cliche


1st Winner - Judges Choice Award

  • Internship with Getty Images professional sports photographer
  • Judges Choice Award - 15,000 AED

2nd Winner – People’s Choice

  • Peoples Choice Award (the most likes on instagram) - 7,500 AED

Important Dates

Deadline for photos submission:
30 April 2015 24:00 CET

Acceptance Notification:
03 May 2015

Conference date:
4 – 5 May 2015