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D E A D L I N E :  MAY 20th, 2018, midnight

Do you take beautiful or unusual photos?

Would you like to see your photograph published in the 11th edition of Know-it-all passport® due out end-of-August this year? Click here to see the winners in the last edition.

The table of contents for this 11th edition is below and we need one photo per section (8 in all). The photo will be used as a category separator like in the example photos above. (See below for rules and prizes.)

8 C A T E G O R I E S


  • Welcome to Switzerland!    
  • To Rent or not to Rent?    
  • Make Yourself at Home    
  • Gardens and Gardening    


  • Getting Around Town    
  • Parking    
  • Outings and Trips    

3) FOOD   

  • Cook like a Local
  • Eating Out with Kids
  • Wineries and Breweries
  • Specialist Food Shops    
  • Chocolate!   
  • Cheese!


  • Entertainment
  • January through November Events    
  • End-of-Year Festivities
  • Night Life
  • Sports    
  • Winter Activities
  • Swimming Pools and Lessons       
  • Parks and Playgrounds    
  • Museums
  • Holiday Camps and Workshops    
  • Organizing Parties and Events
  • Adult and Youth Clubs    
  • Religious Groups    


  • Schools and Universities    
  • Language Courses
  • Speak like a Local
  • Special Needs   
  • Music and Dance Classes
  • The Arts and Creative Courses    
  • Financial Services
  • Business and Legal Matters


  • Health
  • Wellbeing    
  • Pre-Natal and Newborn Care    
  • Maternity Wear and Supplies    
  • Parent and Baby/Child Activities    
  • Daycare and Babysitting    
  • Romance and Heartbreak    
  • Pets    


  • Shopping in Switzerland    
  • Shopping in France    
  • Looking Good
  • Toys and Play Equipment    
  • Multimedia
  • Discounts   


  • Rules and Regulations
  • Know-it-all’s Must-Knows
  • Country Contact Information    
  • Index    
  • Geneva Map    
  • Lausanne Map    
  • Lake Geneva Map    
  • Index for Lake Geneva Map    
  • Maps of Geneva/Vaud    
  • Map of Switzerland’s Cantons        


  • Send in 1 photo per email (put PHOTO COMPETITION in subject line) AND specify which category (1-8) it is for.
  • Each photo must have a recognizable name and not a series of numbers and must be digital or scanned. ONLY photos sent by email will be accepted.
  • You must give your name, address, telephone numbers to be eligible.
  • Photos should preferably have something to do with the area and their category.
  • Finished size of photo used will be A5 vertical (148mm x 210mm). Photos will be cropped by Know-it-all passport® to visually fit the page.
  • There are no maximum number of photos that can be submitted.
  • The better the quality of the photo, the more likely it will be considered.
  • All ages can participate but no special attention will be given to age of photographer.
  • The contestant must guarantee that the photo submitted is an original photo and was taken by themselves. Please do not send in photos of a third party.

H O W   T O   S E N D   Y O U R   P H O T O S

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to send us an email with your photo (please read the above rules before sending to make sure that you are not disqualified).

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D E A D L I N E : MAY 20th, 2018, midnight


  • The winner for each category will each receive two copies of the 11th edition of Know-it-all passport® hot-off-the-press.
  • The winners will be invited on a specific day to come to see the book being printed in Geneva at l’Imprimerie Nationale Rochat Baumann (transport not included).
  • The winner’s name will be printed along with their photo in the 11th edition of Know-it-all passport®.
  • The winning photos (and some honorable mentions) as well as a photo of the visit to Imprimerie Nationale Rochat Baumann visit will be published on the website www.knowitall.ch.
  • The winners will be notified individually.


Know-it-all passport® holds the right to accept or reject any image. Images that are prohibited include:

  • Violent, offensive, anti-social, or death imagery; including any other material that could be perceived as violent.
  • Provocative, lewd, or sexual content; including nude, semi-nude, or partially clothed pictures of people of any age.
  • Socially unacceptable or discriminatory behavior or signs. For example, gangs, hatred, drug or alcohol abuse, graffiti, profanity, or other obscene behavior or gestures.

Know-it-all passport® assumes no responsibility for possible fraud committed by any contestant. While every effort is made to ensure that all submitted entries are actually created by their respective contestants, Know-it-all passport® cannot be held liable for actions on the part of the contestants. The contestant must guarantee that the photo is an original of their own. The contestant submitting any photo to the PHOTO COMPETITION FOR KNOW-IT-ALL PASSPORT® implicitly understands these rules and has read and agreed to them. If a breech of these rules exists, Know-it-all passport® disclaims all responsibility. Contestants also agree to have their photos used in publicity for this and future competitions organized by Know-it-all passport®.

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