GoPro Competition Terms and Conditions

#GoProTheWave Challenge

OFFICIAL RULES

Here are the terms and conditions which apply to The Wave and GoPro’s “GoProTheWave Challenge.” Please read these terms carefully as they contain important items participants should know. These terms are final, and winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.

pROMOTION TERMS

Organiser The Wave (“The Wave”) (“Organiser”)
Sponsor GoPro, Inc. (“GoPro”) (“Sponsor”)
Promotion title GoProTheWave Challenge (“Promotion”)
Challenge Capture a photo or video that best expresses the joy and feeling of surfing The Wave, Bristol.
Promotion period From August 17th, 2021 at 6:00 AM GMT through to November 30th, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT (“Promotion Period”)
Award date Selected on or before December 10th 2021
Winners & communication 1 winner will be selected and notified via email or direct message through the social platform that they used to enter.
Monthly showcase Each month during the promotion period, The Wave will select some images entered in the month and share to The Wave social media.   The Wave will request the image or video to be sent via email to ensure the best quality.   The overall winner does not have to be an image that is posted during these monthly showcase posts.
Prize(s) The winner will be awarded the following item:   A Go Pro Hero 10 camera, with additional mounts, storm dry bag and water bottle.
Prize value The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is between £450-£550.
How to Enter Post a photo or video captured on a GoPro at The Wave to social media Instagram, Facebook or Twitter Hashtag the post with #GoProTheWave  and Tag @TheWave and @GoPro so we can find it and include it within the promotion  No entry fee or purchase required.

1. Who can enter?

The “Promotion” is open to all. It can only be entered using a GoPro at The Wave, Bristol.

2. How do I enter?

You will need to submit your content through a social media account. In doing so, please use the appropriate hashtag aligned with the Promotion and make sure your account is public so we can view the imagery. Submissions must meet the requirements of the competition to be eligible including format, deadline and any other rules. Further, we advise you to consult the judging criteria listed below. Also, please note no purchase will be necessary to enter, however only imagery taken on a GoPro is eligible for the competition.

Additional Submission Requirements: By entering a photo or video, you certify that the video is one’s original content, and the content does not infringe on any 3rd party’s rights. If 3rd parties (friends, family, strangers, or children) do appear in the video, we ask for you to receive permission to use their image. No mail-in entries will be allowed and any use of automatic programming to submit entries will be void.

3. How is a winner picked?

We will rely on a panel of talented judges from The Wave and GoPro, as well as an independent professional photographer. This panel will pick the winner based on the particular criteria applicable for the Promotion with an emphasis on skill needed to produce the content. Our judging criteria will consist of Performance and style (25%), Composition and framing (25%), and creativity and emotiveness (50%). We emphasise luck will play no role in this decision as our judging gurus make the final call relying on their expertise in this field.

Be aware the judges will not be required to provide feedback on each photo/video and reserve the right to disqualify any submission which is improper, unlawful, or breaks any rules of the competition.

4. What happens to my submission?

The Wave will search for and view all images submitted. By submitting an entry for the promotion, you consent to The Wave and Go Pro using the imagery for both commercial and non-commercial purposes and naming you as credit for creator of the imagery. If you win the Promotion, The Wave and Go Pro can use your name and photograph to announce the winner of the competition, and for marketing purposes unless you tell us not to. Typically, we will notify you if your content will be used in this manner.

Copyright License: By submitting an entry You agree to grant The Wave and GoPro a royalty free right and license, with the right to sublicense for the purpose of this promotion and marketing materials. Basically, The Wave and GoPro will receive a license to use your imagery when you submit through the Promotion.