VIPinoy FACES AND PLACES Photo Contest Mechanics
a. This contest is open to all Filipinos, 18 years old and above, who are currently living and working overseas.
b. Amateur and professional photographers may send in their entries.
c. PEBA BOT’s and volunteers are NOT allowed to join the contest.
d. Entrants must “Like” both the VIPinoy and PEBA fanpages on Facebook in order to be eligible to enter this contest.
B. Categories and Content
a. There will be three categories for this contest:
i. Nature and Landscapes
1. Pictures in this category include those of the overseas Filipino in nature settings, landscapes, outdoor scenes, sunsets, urban landscapes, cityscapes, etc. in the overseas Filipino’s host country. The overseas Filipino must be present in all photos.
1. Pictures in this category include people as the main subject – whether it’s the overseas Filipino hard at work, doing leisure activities, or even just relaxing at home. Be as creative as you want!
iii. Travel and Adventure Collage category
1. Pictures in this category should convey the excitement and joy of travel photography, and present the place where it is taken as an important part of the photo. Collages of tourist sites that the overseas Filipino has visited in his or her host country will be accepted in this category. The overseas Filipino must be present in all photos.
a. Entrants should “Like” both the VIPinoy and PEBA fan pages on Facebook.
b. Entries must be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
c. The subject title of the email should be “VIPinoy FACES AND PLACES: CONTEST SUBMISSION.”
d. The body of the email should contain the following:
i. FULL NAME AND AGE
ii. CONTACT DETAILS
iii. PROFESSION and CURRENT LOCATION
v. TITLE OF THE PHOTO
vi. LOCATION WHERE PHOTO WAS TAKEN
vii. CAPTION FOR THE PHOTO
e. The font and size of the body of the email should be Times New Roman 12pt black. ONLY the picture being submitted should be an attachment in the email.
f. Image resolution should not be lower than 800x600 pixels (landscape) or 600x800 (portrait). The file must be 1MB or higher.
g. Photos must NOT be altered, edited, digitally manipulated or enhanced.
h. Two (2) submissions will be allowed per entrant. Each submission must be sent in a separate email.
i. All valid and accepted entries will be posted on the VIPinoy and PEBA Facebook Fanpages. Entrants with accepted entries will be notified via SMS or email.
j. PEBA, Inc. and Ayala Malls reserve the right to reject entries that contain nudity, advocate violence, and do not conform to the rules and regulations of the contest.
k. Upon submission, the photographer agrees that PEBA and VIPinoy may use the submitted photos in their websites, merchandising materials, and/or collaterals. Copyright of the photo(s) remains with the photographer, and due credit will be given in all merchandising materials and collaterals.
l. All entries must be submitted on or before 11:59 PM of August 31, 2012.
D. Selection of Winners
a. Winning entries will be determined based on the number of “likes,” “shares,” and as per PEBA and VIPinoy Panel of Judges.
b. Winners will be announced via the following:
i. VIPinoy Facebook fanpage
ii. PEBA Facebook fanpage
iii. PEBA Website
c. Winners will be notified through phone call, SMS, or email.
a. Prizes are as follows:
i. Best Photo – Nature and Landscapes Category: Php5,000 Ayala Malls eGC (Gift Card)
ii. Best Photo – People Category: Php5,000 Ayala Malls eGC (Gift Card)
iii. Best Photo – Travel and Adventure Collage Category: Php5,000 Ayala Malls eGC (Gift Card)
b. Prizes should be claimed sixty (60) days upon notice. Failure to claim will result in forfeiture of the prize.
c. Two (2) valid IDs must be presented to PEBA MANILA/Ayala Malls VIPinoy upon claiming of the prize.
d. If the winner is not in the country or is unavailable, a family member or representative may claim their prize for him/her. Representative must present the following:
i. a signed authorization letter along with the winner’s two valid IDs (or copies thereof)
ii. one (1) valid ID of the representative
For more information, log on to www.pinoyblogawards.com or the VIPinoy and PEBA Facebook fanpages. You may also contact us through email at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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