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Winners will be notified by October 30, 2020.

Do you have a beautiful map that you’re particularly proud of? Enter our contest for a chance to have your outstanding work featured in our 2021 print calendar. Twelve print maps will be selected and each selected entrant will receive a copy of renowned cartographer Cynthia A. Brewer’s book Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users. Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2020.


environmental preservation, economic health and mobility/movement, bike lanes, asset management, asset and resource inventory, health care, tourism, community, work management, analysis and modelling, planning and design, sharing and collaboration, land, air, water and natural resources, transportation and utilities, buildings and facilities, business and commerce, education, public safety, defence and security



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This Contest is open only to individuals meeting ALL of the following conditions:

a) are Canadian residents;
b) are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry;
c) have submitted a map created using legally authorized Esri software, and
d) have made a complete submission in accordance with the submission conditions within the Entry Period.

Employees, agents and representatives of Esri Canada as well as the persons with whom they are domiciled are not eligible to enter the contest. Esri Canada reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants.

How to enter

Only one entry per person. Contest entries will be derived from each complete submission received by Esri Canada during the Entry Period. A full and complete submission consists of the web form [includes map title, organization name, Esri software used, map dimensions, brief abstract/description of map (maximum 750 characters), contact name, phone number and email as well as consent to use] and a Print Map created by the entrant using an authorized version of Esri software. Print map submissions must be provided in digital format with digital files formatted as 300 dpi PDF and a horizontal legend. All files should be uploaded to Esri Canada’s map submissions site.

For full details, see the Official Rules [PDF].

Please send any questions to Winners will be notified by October 30, 2020.

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