2017 Instagram Competition

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Get snapping and submit your entries to the City of Busselton 2017 Instagram Competition! We want to see your photos of our gorgeous City (its beaches... its forest... its parks... its people... its art... its streets... and everything in between!) Get CREATIVE!

Please read the details below and the Terms and Conditions for entry.


When?

  • The competition opens at 8am AWST on 18th September 2017 and closes at 4pm AWST on 23rd October 2017.

Who can enter?

  • Anyone with an Instagram account who is over 13 years old (Note: in order to activate an Instagram account, you need to be (a) 18 years or older, or (b) 13 years or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent and have agreed to the Instagram Terms and Conditions of Use).
  • Entry to the competition is free.

How to submit entries

  • Follow @CityBusselton on Instagram and make sure your profile is public so that we can see your entries.
  • Snap away within the City of Busselton (areas and localities map is attached) and upload your photos to Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreBaytoBay2017.
  • Be sure to add a description or hashtag the area where the photo was taken (photos must have been taken in 2017 within the City of Busselton municipality).
  • By submitting photos using #ExploreBaytoBay2017 you’re accepting our terms and conditions.

Prizes

  • Overall Winner - $500
  • Mayor’s Choice - $250
  • Most Likes - $250

Judging

  • Up to 40 finalists will be selected after the end date of the competition period.
  • At the conclusion of the Entry Period, one (1) Entry from the finalists will be selected as the Overall Prize winner of the Competition (the “Winner”), by a judging panel. A further one (1) finalist will be appointed the Mayor’s Choice, which will be selected by the Mayor. A further one (1) prize will be awarded for the image which receives the most “likes” on Instagram within the competition open period.
  • The judges’ decision will be final and no discussions or correspondence will be entered into.
  • Finalists will be announced via @CityBusselton Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Finalists will have seven days to respond with a name, email address and model release form if applicable to media@busselton.wa.gov.au.
  • Finalists will also be asked to provide a digital copy of the picture via email in a higher resolution format (minimum size accepted will be 2MB) without any watermarks.
  • Failure to respond within this time frame or provide the required information will result in disqualification and forfeiture of any prize.
  • Confirmation of consent to the Terms & Conditions will also be a pre-requisite to eligibility for winning the prize.

Guidelines

  • Only entries submitted via the Instagram application and which are appropriately hashtagged #ExploreBaytoBay2017, alongside a hashtag or description of the area where the photo was taken will be accepted. The Instagram account holder submitting the photo entry must be following @CityBusselton on Instagram.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries allowed per entrant. Where multiple entries are submitted, entrants will only be eligible to win one prize in the competition.
  • Multiple prize winners will not be allowed (across all categories).
  • The competition is open to City of Busselton residents or visitors, both amateurs and professionals from all age groups, subject to the terms of this competition.
  • If your photograph contains people and is shortlisted as a finalist, participants will need to submit a model release form for each person in the photo. If the person is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian is required to sign the model release form on their behalf.
  • Prize money will be paid in $AUD to the winner or to an account nominated by the winner.
  • The photography must be taken within the City of Busselton council area in 2017.
  • Artwork must be original and photographed by the entrant and not infringe any party’s intellectual property rights or any agreement with any other party.
  • Photographs can be black and white, or colour.
  • Filters and framing can be used.


Terms and Conditions

The Promoter is the City of Busselton. Australian Business Number 87 285 608 991. Locked Bag 1, Busselton, WA 6280.

  • City of Busselton Instagram Photography Competition 2017 (#ExploreBaytoBay2017) (“the competition”) will be open from 8am AWST on 18th September 2017 (AWST) and close at 4pm (AWST) on 23rd October 2017.
  • To enter the promotion you must be an Instagram account holder. Please note that in order to activate an Instagram account, you need to be (a) 18 or older, or (b) 13 or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent and have agreed to the Instagram Terms and Conditions of Use. The City of Busselton has no affiliation with Instagram and is therefore not responsible or liable for your use of the Instagram service.
  • Elected members and employees of the City of Busselton are not eligible to enter the Instagram competition.
  • Only entries submitted via the Instagram application and which are appropriately hashtagged will be accepted. Photographs submitted must be original works taken by the person submitting. The Instagram account holder submitting the photo entry must be following @CityBusselton on Instagram.
  • Any photograph that has won a prize previously in any competition is not eligible for entry.
  • Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Competition prizes cannot be transferred.
  • Participants own the copyright of their photos. In entering the competition, the participant grants the City of Busselton Council authority to reproduce, publish, communicate or display the work online (including social media), in presentations, videos, publications and, if selected, for public display at various venues.
  • Where possible, entrants will be credited with the photographs when they are used, however this is not guaranteed.
  • Participants must ensure that all identifiable subjects have given their permission or consent to be included in the work. Where a subject is less than 18 years of age, the participant must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian for inclusion in the work. If the work includes a child or young person less than 18 years of age, then a model release form signed by the child’s parent or guardian, must also be provided for each person by the participant in order to have images used for the purpose of the competition and subsequently by the City of Busselton.
  • To the extent permitted by law, the City and the suppliers of prizes have no liability to any participant arising out of or in connection with the competition (however arising including for negligence), or for any accident, loss (including consequential loss), illness, injury, damage, or inconvenience suffered by the participant or any individual or property, arising out of participation in the competition or after the prize draw.
  • The participant indemnifies the City from and against any loss and claim suffered by the City arising out of or in connection with:

(a) injury to, or death of any person caused by an act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant;

(b) loss of or damage to any property whether or not owned by the City, arising out of or in connection with any act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant;

(c) any wilful default or negligence, fraudulent or unlawful act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant.

  • The participant indemnifies the City from and against any loss suffered or incurred by the City in connection with:
  • (a) any claim by a third party arising out of or in connection with the participant’s participation in the competition; or
  • (b) that any document, photo or intellectual property right supplied by the participant pursuant to the competition infringes any intellectual property rights of that third party.

THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM



Get snapping and submit your entries to the City of Busselton 2017 Instagram Competition! We want to see your photos of our gorgeous City (its beaches... its forest... its parks... its people... its art... its streets... and everything in between!) Get CREATIVE!

Please read the details below and the Terms and Conditions for entry.


When?

  • The competition opens at 8am AWST on 18th September 2017 and closes at 4pm AWST on 23rd October 2017.

Who can enter?

  • Anyone with an Instagram account who is over 13 years old (Note: in order to activate an Instagram account, you need to be (a) 18 years or older, or (b) 13 years or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent and have agreed to the Instagram Terms and Conditions of Use).
  • Entry to the competition is free.

How to submit entries

  • Follow @CityBusselton on Instagram and make sure your profile is public so that we can see your entries.
  • Snap away within the City of Busselton (areas and localities map is attached) and upload your photos to Instagram using the hashtag #ExploreBaytoBay2017.
  • Be sure to add a description or hashtag the area where the photo was taken (photos must have been taken in 2017 within the City of Busselton municipality).
  • By submitting photos using #ExploreBaytoBay2017 you’re accepting our terms and conditions.

Prizes

  • Overall Winner - $500
  • Mayor’s Choice - $250
  • Most Likes - $250

Judging

  • Up to 40 finalists will be selected after the end date of the competition period.
  • At the conclusion of the Entry Period, one (1) Entry from the finalists will be selected as the Overall Prize winner of the Competition (the “Winner”), by a judging panel. A further one (1) finalist will be appointed the Mayor’s Choice, which will be selected by the Mayor. A further one (1) prize will be awarded for the image which receives the most “likes” on Instagram within the competition open period.
  • The judges’ decision will be final and no discussions or correspondence will be entered into.
  • Finalists will be announced via @CityBusselton Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Finalists will have seven days to respond with a name, email address and model release form if applicable to media@busselton.wa.gov.au.
  • Finalists will also be asked to provide a digital copy of the picture via email in a higher resolution format (minimum size accepted will be 2MB) without any watermarks.
  • Failure to respond within this time frame or provide the required information will result in disqualification and forfeiture of any prize.
  • Confirmation of consent to the Terms & Conditions will also be a pre-requisite to eligibility for winning the prize.

Guidelines

  • Only entries submitted via the Instagram application and which are appropriately hashtagged #ExploreBaytoBay2017, alongside a hashtag or description of the area where the photo was taken will be accepted. The Instagram account holder submitting the photo entry must be following @CityBusselton on Instagram.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries allowed per entrant. Where multiple entries are submitted, entrants will only be eligible to win one prize in the competition.
  • Multiple prize winners will not be allowed (across all categories).
  • The competition is open to City of Busselton residents or visitors, both amateurs and professionals from all age groups, subject to the terms of this competition.
  • If your photograph contains people and is shortlisted as a finalist, participants will need to submit a model release form for each person in the photo. If the person is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian is required to sign the model release form on their behalf.
  • Prize money will be paid in $AUD to the winner or to an account nominated by the winner.
  • The photography must be taken within the City of Busselton council area in 2017.
  • Artwork must be original and photographed by the entrant and not infringe any party’s intellectual property rights or any agreement with any other party.
  • Photographs can be black and white, or colour.
  • Filters and framing can be used.


Terms and Conditions

The Promoter is the City of Busselton. Australian Business Number 87 285 608 991. Locked Bag 1, Busselton, WA 6280.

  • City of Busselton Instagram Photography Competition 2017 (#ExploreBaytoBay2017) (“the competition”) will be open from 8am AWST on 18th September 2017 (AWST) and close at 4pm (AWST) on 23rd October 2017.
  • To enter the promotion you must be an Instagram account holder. Please note that in order to activate an Instagram account, you need to be (a) 18 or older, or (b) 13 or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent and have agreed to the Instagram Terms and Conditions of Use. The City of Busselton has no affiliation with Instagram and is therefore not responsible or liable for your use of the Instagram service.
  • Elected members and employees of the City of Busselton are not eligible to enter the Instagram competition.
  • Only entries submitted via the Instagram application and which are appropriately hashtagged will be accepted. Photographs submitted must be original works taken by the person submitting. The Instagram account holder submitting the photo entry must be following @CityBusselton on Instagram.
  • Any photograph that has won a prize previously in any competition is not eligible for entry.
  • Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Competition prizes cannot be transferred.
  • Participants own the copyright of their photos. In entering the competition, the participant grants the City of Busselton Council authority to reproduce, publish, communicate or display the work online (including social media), in presentations, videos, publications and, if selected, for public display at various venues.
  • Where possible, entrants will be credited with the photographs when they are used, however this is not guaranteed.
  • Participants must ensure that all identifiable subjects have given their permission or consent to be included in the work. Where a subject is less than 18 years of age, the participant must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian for inclusion in the work. If the work includes a child or young person less than 18 years of age, then a model release form signed by the child’s parent or guardian, must also be provided for each person by the participant in order to have images used for the purpose of the competition and subsequently by the City of Busselton.
  • To the extent permitted by law, the City and the suppliers of prizes have no liability to any participant arising out of or in connection with the competition (however arising including for negligence), or for any accident, loss (including consequential loss), illness, injury, damage, or inconvenience suffered by the participant or any individual or property, arising out of participation in the competition or after the prize draw.
  • The participant indemnifies the City from and against any loss and claim suffered by the City arising out of or in connection with:

(a) injury to, or death of any person caused by an act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant;

(b) loss of or damage to any property whether or not owned by the City, arising out of or in connection with any act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant;

(c) any wilful default or negligence, fraudulent or unlawful act or omission of the participant or any personnel of the participant.

  • The participant indemnifies the City from and against any loss suffered or incurred by the City in connection with:
  • (a) any claim by a third party arising out of or in connection with the participant’s participation in the competition; or
  • (b) that any document, photo or intellectual property right supplied by the participant pursuant to the competition infringes any intellectual property rights of that third party.

THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM