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2024 Map Calendar Contest

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 2024 print calendar and online calendar hub. Thirteen print maps will be selected and each selected entrant will receive a copy of Dawn J. Wright and Christian Harder’s book GIS for Science, Volume 3: Maps for Saving the PlanetDeadline for submissions is June 30, 2023.

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environmental preservation, economic development, bike lanes, asset management, asset and resource inventory, health care, tourism, community engagement, 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

A stylized image of a desk calendar surrounded by bubbles, each of which contains a map.

What makes a winning map?

Find out more about what we’re looking for in submissions to this year’s Map Calendar Contest.

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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

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 600 characters including spaces], 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 August 31, 2023.

Share your best maps with us

Complete your submission by 11:59 PM ET on June 30, 2023 for your chance to be featured in our 2024 print calendar.

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