Grand landscapes, fresh winds breeze by, the sound of rippling surfaces on the water
Each and every moment of thrill felt while cycling, fishing and rowing
It is not something only you can sense—but something shared by someone out overseas in a different country.
Why not share your photos from those moments that sparked excitement with people across the world?
Grand prize winners will be selected from among award winners. For them, Shimano’s anniversary photo book will be presented.
Please read thoroughly
before entering the photo contest.
By submitting an entry, each entrant acknowledges that he or she has read and understands these Application Requirements and agrees to the rules of the photo contest.
To enter the photo contest, submit your photograph(s) and provide the required information in the entry form on this website.
*Entries are only accepted through this website and will not be accepted in any other manner.
*Entries will be accepted only within the time periods listed below for each theme.
The photo contest is open to entrants from around the world, except where prohibited by law.
In order for entrants under 18 years of age or under the legal age of majority in the entrant’s jurisdiction (“children”) to enter the photo contest, the entrant must review these Application Requirements with the entrant’s parent or guardian, and the entrant’s parent or guardian must acknowledge that he or she understands and agrees to these Application Requirements. If the entrant’s parent or guardian does not agree to these Application Requirements in their entirety, then the entrant is not permitted to enter this contest and must not submit an entry. Any entries submitted by children without consent from their parent or guardian will be considered ineligible.
The contest is not open to employees of SHIMANO INC. or its subsidiaries.
Thirty-five prizes will be awarded, as follows:
Number of prizes: 5; 5 winners, chosen from among the second prize winners by the judges as described below.
Prize details: “Shimano 100 Works” (a photo book for cerebrating SHIMANO 100th anniversary)
Approximate retail value: $100
Number of prizes: 30; 5 winners per theme category, chosen by the judges as described below.
Prize details: Shimano centennial novelty goods
Approximate retail value: $10
All prizes will be awarded unless an insufficient number of eligible entries for each theme category are received.
Odds of winning each prize will depend on the number of total eligible entries received for each theme category.
Some submitted works will be displayed on this website during the following time period:
April 1, 2020 to March 22, 2022.
Photo entries will be judged based on creativity, quality, originality, responsiveness to the theme prompt, and overall impact.
Shimano Inc. 100th Anniversary Photo Contest Secretariat will judge the eligible submissions and select one Grand Prize winner and five Second Prize winners for each of the themes listed above.
Please note that no response will be given to any inquiries, complaints, or objections regarding the judges' decisions.
The winners for each theme will be announced one month following the last day of each time period listed above.
The winners will be notified via email.
To request a list of all winners of the photo contest, you may send a request from the contact form after March 22, 2022.
SHIMANO group respects the privacy of personal information.
Entrants are requested to familiarize themselves with the "Data Protection Notice".
13th March, 2020