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Submit pic for FIBA contest: Indian basketball gallery

Submit a picture about basketball and stand to win prizes

 Punjab team- Photo: Cathy Scholl. Click on the link to vote. This pic has a real shot at winning the contest and putting Indian basketball on the map. It’s in 23d place overall currently.

Punjab team celebrates winning the 62nd Senior National Basketball Championship. Chennai, India

FIBA is hosting a Basketball is Everywhere – Photo Contest. With giveaways such as tickets to the FIBA Olympic finals and other prizes at stake. Check out the frequently asked questions and answers and other details about the contest here.

You can enter any picture which you feel represents basketball. The contest closes on 25 May 2012. The results will then be announced on 18 June. And you can submit up to 5 pictures in this contest. The pics will have to be approved by FIBA before they are put up online.

Once chosen, the pics will be open for voting by the general public. You can vote by hovering the mouse over the pic and clicking on +1.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Take this opportunity to share yours with all the other basketball fans here. We can have a collection of basketball pictures here, ones which represent the game in India.

To add your picture in the FIBA contest, go here.

To share your picture with other basketball fans and get more votes for it, add the picture to this post by the following steps:

Comment below with a link to your picture and I’ll add them here. If your pic has been uploaded on FIBA’s site, post the link to it also and it’ll be put up here as well so people can vote for it.

Here are some pictures representing Indian basketball:

Basketball court in Mussoorie- Photo: Karan Madhok (Hoopistani)

The sound of bouncing basketballs echo even in the midst of the mighty Himalayas! Basketball court in Mussoorie- Photo: Karan Madhok (Hoopistani)


You can’t submit a pic below 2000 x 2000 resolution. So use a proper camera. A 3 Mega Pixel camera has 2,048 (horizontal) x 1,536 (vertical) pixels. Even that wouldn’t serve you for this contest.

To give you an idea of 2000 x 2000 resolution, here are four pics I wanted to enter in the contest of my basketball court. Even when clubbed together, they don’t come up to 2000 x 2000. Its only 884 x 1088 pixels.

Basketball court with slide- Photo : Siddarth

The slide does work by the way.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGV0h-fE66w

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