World Orthoptic Day

The first Monday of June is World Orthoptic Day and is an important date in the orthoptic calendar to promote and celebrate the profession internationally.

Photo Contest 2016

In keeping with the 2016 IOA Rotterdam Congress, the theme for World Orthoptic Day (WOD) June 6, 2016 is “Bridges“. You are encouraged to interpret this in any way you choose… The winning submission will be used on the IOA promotional materials for WOD.  For more information and details regarding the competition please refer to the documents below.

IOA members can submit digital photos as jpeg files for a chance to win:
1st Prize €100
2nd Prize €75
3rd Prize €50

All entries for the contest must be submitted by March 1, 2016 11:59 PM (EST)
Finalists will be announced via email as well as on the International Orthoptic Association website

Completed submissions must be sent to

Contest Guidelines & Rules (PDF)
Release Form (PDF)
Release Form (Word)