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Stoke of the Winter - Photo Competition

1st May 2019 Club News

Stoke of the Winter Photo Compeition

‘Stoke of the Winter’ – Photo competition

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SHARE YOUR BEST PHOTOS FROM MAHIA TO HICKS BAY THIS WINTER

$1400 prize money for the two winners PLUS awesome prizes for monthly winners.

Awards evening and movie night at The Dome in September.

Monthly posts (May to August) showing the 5 best photos in each category on social media and our website.

 2 categories: 

  • Wave of the Winter
  • Share the Stoke

Wave of the Winter - Sponsored by 1st Class Decorators

Share your best surfing photo showcasing a great wave.

Judges: James Fowell, Blair Stewart, Claire Youmans 

Entry Rules: 

  • Open to everyone
  • Photo must be taken in same month as submission.
  • Share your photo on Instagram with #gbcwaveofthewinter and tag @gisborne_boardriders in it
  • Include name of surfer, photographer and rough location
  • If you haven’t got Instagram, send us an e-mail with category in subject and include as above.

Judging Criteria:

  • 25% Wave Quality
  • 25% Technicality
  • 25% Style
  • 25% Overall Impression

Share The Stoke - Sponsored by Gisborne Rentals

Show us how you share the stoke this winter, from riding a wave to sharing a post surf bonfire with mates. 

Judges: Euan Nelson, Far East Coffee (Steve & Jo), Shaun Tunny

Entry Rules: 

  • Amateur focused
  • Photo must be taken in same month as submission.
  • Share your photo on Instagram with #gbcsharethestoke and tag @gisborne_boardriders in it
  • Include a short blurb on how this photo came about
  • Include name of surfer, photographer and rough location
  • If you haven’t got Instagram, send us an e-mail with category in subject and include same as above.

Judging Criteria:

  • 25% Story
  • 25% Composition 
  • 25% Colour, Lightning, Exposure, Focus
  • 25% Vibe

General rules and guidelines

  • Maximum 3 submissions per person per month in each category.
  • Photo has to be taken between Mahia and Hicks Bay.
  • Photo must be taken in same month as submission.
  • Photo must include surfer(s) and wave or beach.
  • Submission must include name of photographer, surfer(s) and rough location.
  • High resolution must be supplied for winners.
  • Photos must be submitted by 28th of each month.
  • Please ensure permissions sought for photographer or surfer.
  • 3 Judges for each category, decisions will be made by 4th day of the preceding month.
  • two grand final winners will be chosen, one for each category, selected from the 8 monthly winners
  • $1400 total prize money split up in two categories and shared in at surfer’s and photographer’s discretion.
  • July will be wahine month, must be female surfer and/or female photographer. 

 

Terms & Conditions:
  • Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of the Terms and Conditions. 
  • The Promoters reserve the right to store electronically any pictures sent in and to use the images free of charge in any of its online and print publications. Photographers retain the copyright to their photographs. 
  • Photos must be the property of the Entrant and must be of reasonable quality. 
  • Eligible Entrants may enter up to three photos into each category each month. 
  • Photo competition runs from 1st May to 28th August. 
  • Monthly winnners and finanlists will be selected by a panel of judges.
  • The winners will be notified by email or social media. Inability to contact the winner within fourteen days of selection will result in the prize being forfeited. 
  • The Promoters' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  • The prizes are not exchangeable or transferable.
  • The prizes will only be delivered in New Zealand. 
  • The 5 best photos of each category will be published in a monthly social media post.
  • The Promoters reserve the right to withdraw this promotion or any part of this promotion should their ability to fulfill due obligations be limited at any stage by any form of technical failure. 
  • The Promoter is Gisborne Boardriders Club Inc., Level One, 74 Grey Street, Gisborne 4010.
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