Photo Scavenger Hunt

How to Play

  • Post your pictures to FLICKR, TAG them with #ala12 and #ala12SH
  • ADD your photos to the ala12 Conference FLICKR Group
  • Points are given based on the DATE TAKEN date in Flickr
  • You can submit photos from previous days’ list to collect HALF the points

Have you always wondered how ALA Conferences could be EVEN MORE FUN? Well, hold on to your hats, because we’ve found the answer!

Running throughout the duration of the Conference (Friday 6/22/12 – Monday 6/25/12) you can score points by snapping a photo of all the cool/exciting/fun people, places, and things going on around you. Programs, Anaheim, authors, artists, and even fellow ALA-ers are on our tailor-made daily photo lists. Score the most points and you can WIN!

  • 1st prize – $25 Amazon gift certificate
  • 2nd prize – $15 Amazon gift certificate
  • 3rd prize – $10 Amazon gift certificate

All prizes come pre-packaged with Bragging Rights!

The list of daily items to be photographed will be posted below by 8:30 am PDT each day.

Points will be tallied upon our return to the ALA HQ office, and winners will be alerted and announced by Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

Photo Challenge List:

Thursday, June 21:
At the airport
Your luggage
Your hotel lobby
At Disneyland (BONUS – w/ any Disney character; DOUBLE BONUS – w/ Mickey Mouse)
At the J. Paul Getty Museum
Photo with your dinner companions (BONUS – if you include your waiter)
At the Freedom to Read Foundation Reception

Friday, June 22:
At ALA Play (BONUS – In Costume)
Crowd waiting for Exhibits Open
At the Opening General Session (BONUS – Of Rebecca MacKinnon signing books)
Unconference-ing
The folks staffing the Registration Desks
At Disneyland (BONUS – w/ any Disney character; DOUBLE BONUS – w/ Mickey Mouse)
At the Now Showing @ ALA theater sign
Photo w/ an ALA Staffer
The Message Center
Sign that points the way to the ALA Office
Aboard the Queen Mary
With An ALA Ambassador (look for the BLUE Ambassador Ribbons)
At the Membership Pavilion in the Exhibits (BONUS – w/ a Spectrum Scholar or Alumni)
ALA Store: advance galleys for "Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and Educators," by Carrie Russell
ALA Store: Conference T-shirt (either color)
Artist Alley Artist: Chris Giarrusso
Artist Alley Artist: Dave Roman
Artist Alley Artist: Alexis E. Fajardo
Artist Alley Artist: Dan Santat
Artist Alley Artist: Cecil Castellucci
Graphic Novel Stage: Iron Artist Tournament
Photo at the ALA Dance Party (BONUS – w/ JP Pocaro and/or PC Sweeney)
Photo of a Librarian Wardrobe ribbon

Saturday, June 23:

At Auditorium Speaker Session w/ John Irving (BONUS – of John Irving)
At Auditorium Speaker Session w/ David Weinberger (BONUS – of David Weinberger signing books)
At Auditorium Speaker Session: Teens Making a Difference (BONUS – all 3 authors in the same shot)
At Auditorium Speaker Session w/ Chris Colfer (BONUS – of Chris Colfer)
At the Book Buzz Theater
At the Scholarship Bash concert: The Rock Bottom Remainders (BONUS – w/ your newly purchased Rock Bottom Reminders t-shirt)
At Disneyland (BONUS – w/ any Disney character; DOUBLE BONUS – w/ Mickey Mouse)
At the Now Showing @ ALA theater sign
Photo w/ an ALA Staffer
At the Booklist Booth (BONUS – w/ a Booklist-er!)
One of the Poster Sessions in the Exhibit Hall 
At the JobLIST Placement Center
The line at the Internet Cafe
One of the Shuttle Bus Route Signs
Bookmobile Parade!
At the Gale Cengage Booth
With An ALA Ambassador (look for the BLUE Ambassador Ribbons)
In the Networking Uncommons
With the other crafty-crafters at CraftCon in the Networking Uncommons
At a Conversation Starter Session
At an Ignite Session
At the ALA Membership Meeting
At the Membership Pavilion in the Exhibits (BONUS – during an Advocacy Corner presentation)
ALA Store: Mustache sucker (BONUS -  picture of it being used as a mustache on their own face)
ALA Store: "Ask Us About Free Shipping On Your Book Purchase" sign
Artist Alley Artist: Matt Dembicki
Artist Alley Artist: Gene Luen Yang, Derek Kirk Kim, & Thien Pham
Artist Alley Artist: Darren J. Gendron
Artist Alley Artist: Tom Kaczynski & Gabrielle Bell
Artist Alley Artist: Nathan Hale
Artist Alley Artist: The Houghton Brothers
Artist Alley Artist: Keith Knight
Graphic Novel Pavilion: At the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Booth (BONUS – making a purchase or donation)
LIVE @ Your Library Reading Stage: Any Saturday Session
What’s Cooking Stage: Any Saturday Session
At the Pop Top Stage
At the ALA Annual Tweet Up
Your totebag
A Happy Mutant ribbon

Sunday, June 24:

THinK FiT Yoga (BONUS – Group shot w/ mats)
At the Presidents Program (BONUS – of Jodi Picoult and/or Samantha Van Leer signing books)
At Auditorium Speaker Session w/ Dan Ariely (BONUS – of Dan Areily signing books)
At Auditorium Speaker Session w/ Sapphire (BONUS – of Sapphire signing books)
At the Book Buzz Theater At Disneyland (BONUS – w/ any Disney character; DOUBLE BONUS – w/
Mickey Mouse)
At the Now Showing @ ALA theater sign
Photo w/ an ALA Staffer
Carolyn Forsman 
At the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction presentation
At the Zine Pavilion on the Exhibit Floor
Photo w/ ALA Staffer: Jenny Levine (BONUS – both of you flashing some tech for photo)
One of the Poster Sessions in the Exhibit Hall
At the JobLIST Placement Center
Line for coffee
Group of Attendees sitting in the Convention Center Lobby charging their tech
The group of friendly people riding the Shuttle with you
At the ProQuest Booth
At the Elsevier Booth
At the Credo Reference Booth
With the other crafty-crafters at CraftCon in the Networking Uncommons
Playing a game from the stash in the Networking Uncommons
At a Conversation Starter Session
At an Ignite Session
At the Membership Pavilion in Exhibits (BONUS – at the Copyright Info Lucy Booth)
ALA Store: Love My Library vinyl sticker
ALA Store: Every Child Ready to Read kit
Artist Alley Artist: Faith Erin Hicks
Artist Alley Artist: Jerzy Drozd
Artist Alley Artist: Lark Pien
Artist Alley Artist: Jen Wang
Artist Alley Artist: Jacob Chabot
Artist Alley Artist: James Burks
Artist Alley Artist: Christina Strain
Graphic Novel Stage: Cosplayers at the Hunger Games Cosplay session
Graphic Novel Stage: The Eisner Foundation Prize for Libraries announcement
Graphic Novel Pavilion: at the Eisner Foundation Booth (BONUS – w/ John Shableski)
LIVE @ Your Library Reading Stage: Any Sunday Session
What’s Cooking Stage: Any Sunday Session
At the Pop Top Stage
Check out the Association Options Fair
At the Facebook After Hours / Librarian Wardrobe Walk Off
Your haul from the Exhibits today
The sunset
The people you’re eating lunch with
An ALA Member Ribbon
A First Time Attendee (look for the peach colored ribbon)

Monday, June 25:
At the Book Buzz Theater
At Disneyland (BONUS – w/ any Disney character; DOUBLE BONUS – w/ Mickey Mouse)
At the Now Showing @ ALA theater sign
Photo w/ an ALA Staffer
Photo of the Wrap Up / Rev Up treats in the Exhibit Hall
At the Wrap Up / Rev Up Party
Line for the Post Office in the Exhibit Hall
With the group at your table at Library Camp
At a Conversation Starter Session
At an Ignite Session
At Battledecks 2012 (BONUS – w/ the Winner in a victorious pose)
A photo w/ an ALA Councilor
At the Membership Pavilion in Exhibits (BONUS – at the Save the Date! Sign)
ALA Store: of yourself leafing through the Neal-Schuman catalog
ALA Store: poster display tower in the store
Artist Alley Artist: Raina Telgemeier
Artist Alley Artist: Mark Siegel
Artist Alley Artist: Anthony Del Col
Artist Alley Artist: MK Reed & Jonathan Hill
Artist Alley Artist: Bob Boyle
Graphic Novel Pavilion: at the Reading with Pictures Booth (BONUS – w/ Josh Elder)
Graphic Novel Stage: Any Monday Session
LIVE @ Your Library Reading Stage: Any Monday Session
The best thing you picked up at ALA Annual 2012
Disney swag that’s NOT at a Disney shop
A new friend you made at ALA Annual 2012

 

 

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