Hispanic Heritage Month Instagram Challenge 2019

September 23, 2019

Welcome to the first SHPE Hispanic Heritage Month Instagram Challenge! We are excited to see how our members celebrate Hispanic Heritage across the nation.

It’s simple to compete!

1) Choose from the challenges listed below and complete them on your personal Instagram account.

2) Be sure to use hashtag #SHPEHHMChallenge19 and tag @SHPENational on your post.

3) The member with the most points on October 15 will win a free 2019 SHPE National Convention Registration with Advance Access to the Career Fair. Three second prize winners will receive a $50 Target gift card. Five third prize winners will receive a $25 Target gift card.


#1 Post a pic with your chapter E-board (if you belong to a chapter) and a sign that shows your chapter location (i.e. School Name, University Name, City Sign). = 100 points

#2 Post a pic of your favorite Hispanic in STEM role model and tell us why they are your favorite in the caption! = 100 points

#3 Post a pic with as many of your SHPE familia as you can fit on a screen! = 200 points

#4 Post a video from your time volunteering at a SHPE event, local school event, or community-based organization (for example YMCA or other Boys or Girls Club) to support Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. = 200 points

#5 Post a video sharing your love of SHPE with your favorite Hispanic influencer on social media. = 200 points

#6 Post a video telling us your favorite dicho, or quote that motivates you everyday! = 200 points

#7 Post a video showing us what mentorship from your SHPE Familia means to you. = 200 points

#8 We love the diversity of culturas within our familia! Post a video showing us how you celebrate your cultura (examples: dance, food, music). = 250 points

#9 Post a pic or video showing us how you believe STEM can be used to elevate and celebrate Hispanic culture within your community! = 250 points

#10 Post a video sharing with us what Being an Engineer with Hispanic Heritage means to you! = 300 points


1) You must be a current SHPE member.

2) There will be one 1st prize awarded; three 2nd prizes awarded; and five 3rd prizes awarded:

– Convention Registration with Advance Access to the Career Fair (1 winner)

– $50 Target Gift Cards (3 winners)

– $25 Target Gift Cards (5 winners)

3) You must tag @shpenational, your chapter if you have one, and use the hashtag #SHPEHHMChallenge19

4) You must post all 10 challenges to qualify for first place.

5) You must post appropriate content that does not break any of your university or employer rules or guidelines.

6) Each post will receive the number of points shown above.

7) In the event of a tie, the SHPE Instagram Challenge committee will conduct a random drawing.

8) All awardees will be announced at SHPE National Convention 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona and on our social media platforms.

9) **Attendance at SHPE National Convention is not required to participate in the contest.**

10) The contest begins at 12pm PT on September 23 and ends at 11:59pm PT on October 15. Any posts prior to 12pm PT September 23 and after 11:59pm PT October 15 will not be counted.

Any questions regarding the contest can be sent to programs@shpe.org using subject line: SHPEHHMChallenge19