// DAS SMACC Competitions

It’s often a race to get that dasSMACC ticket you’re after. Well here’s a few competitions to help you on your way! We want to bring out the creative educator in you (and don’t look away – we know all of you have one) and have chosen THREE competitions running from December to March where you can win free tickets to attend dasSMACC. Please note If you already have registration/a ticket, you will be reimbursed the cost.

1. #smaccSLAM

7th December – 27th February Winners announced 1st of March

Prizes: 2 x free registration to dasSMACC (for winner and runner up)

AND the opportunity to perform your poem/spoken word on the smacc stage or elect one of our smacc speakers (eg. Victoria Brazil, Peter Brindley and more) to perform on your behalf.

#smaccSLAM is a slam poetry/spoken word competition open to all persons interested in critical and prehospital care (ED/Anaesthetics/ICU/Prehospital care)

Topic area must be related to smacc conference and/or your experiences in critical care/prehospital medicine/nursing/paramedicine. Suggestions include sharing stories about your own or a patient’s journey, a favourite medical condition, an ode to the FOAMed community or smacc. Multiple entries are permitted. Maximum length of smaccSLAM poem (spoken aloud) is 5 minutes.

To enter, please submit a poem – either written, recorded as a .mp3 or as a youtube video – and send a copy to smacc.competitions@gmail.com with the subject #smaccSLAM [your full name] to go in the running. Please include  in the email your full name, place of study/hospital and position as well as your email, mobile number and twitter handle.

Please feel free to share your submissions using the hashtag #smaccSLAM on twitter/facebook/instagram!

Examples of spoken word:

Hands by Sarah Kaye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBEyj9EUDb0

OCD by Neil Hilborn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKZ4pdSU-s

2. #smaccBYTE

Open: 7th January – 27th March Winners announced 1st of April

2 x free registration to dasSMACC (for winner and runner up)

1 x free registration to dasSMACC (for best foreign language entry)

AND best entries will be published as an e-poster at the conference

Share your love of FOAMed by creating some of your own! All you need to do is create an infographic based off a previous smacc talk. We prefer dimensions 1200×627 however are open to infographics in other sizes. This competition is open to all doctors/paramedics/nurses interested in critical + prehospital care. You could win a free registration at dasSMACC, all you need to do is create an infographic based on a previous smacc talk. The best entries will be published online. If you submit an entry in a foreign language please submit two versions, one with English and the other with foreign language of your choice.

Email submissions to smacc.competitions@gmail.com with the subject #smaccBYTE [your full name] to go in the running. Please include your smaccBYTE attached and in the email, detail your full name, place of study/hospital and role as well as your email, mobile number and twitter handle. Please also include the original smacc talk you have based your infographic off.

Please feel free to share your submissions via #smaccBYTE on twitter/facebook/instagram!

For examples, here are our finalists from last year: http://intensivecarenetwork.com/smaccbyte-finalists/

And some other great entries: http://smacc2016.paperlessevents.com.au/posters-topics/

3. #smaccSNAP

7th March – 27th May Winners announced the 1st of June

2 x free registration to SMACC may be used for dasSMACC OR SMACC in 2018 (for winner and runner up)

Share a photo of a human: yourself, a colleague or patient (with permission) and your/their story in a caption. Maximum word count 200 words.

Email submissions to smacc.competitions@gmail.com with the subject #smaccSNAP [your full name] to go in the running. Please include your smaccSNAP attached and in the email (high resolution pictures prefered), detail your full name, place of study/hospital and role as well as your email, mobile number and twitter handle.

Please feel free to share your submissions via #smaccSNAP on twitter/facebook/instagram!

Example 1: http://www.humansofnewyork.com/tagged/pediatric-cancer#2

Example 2: http://www.humansofnewyork.com/post/90181037631/whats-your-favorite-thing-about-your-mother

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