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Contest Information

Enter your photos now in the #MyGoldenIsles Moments Photo Contest! This is a photo contest sponsored by the Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau (GICVB) to showcase the beautiful sights of Georgia’s Golden Isles. Each photo submitted has the chance to be used in various GICVB publications, featured across GICVB social media channels and on its website, to promote the Golden Isles as a destination for out-of-town visitors. Each week, a new theme and hashtag will be announced and participants will have one week to submit images. Voting will take place the four days immediately following each weekly submission period from Memorial Day through Labor Day to determine a winner for each theme. Weekly winners will be awarded a $100 gift card at an area restaurant). At the end of the season, voting will open to determine an overall winner.  The top photo will be awarded a Golden Isles getaway for two. Photos will be judged based on quality, content and overall votes received.  So grab your smartphone or camera and help show why the Golden Isles is a perfect spot to vacation.

 

Contest Rules

  1. Anyone** age 18 or older is eligible to enter the contest, however the photos must be taken in the Golden Isles.

  2. Entries must be received no later than the final day of the contest submission period to be eligible. 

  3. Only digital images may be submitted.  

  4. Photos must not feature the intellectual property of others (i.e. a registered trademark) and must be in good taste.

  5. Photos must be in color.

  6. Watermarks, copyright notices, or signatures on the photos are not permitted.

  7. Excessive use of editing and artistic filters (such as HDR or Instagram filters) that alter the integrity of the photo may result in disqualification.

  8. Photos depicting partial or total nudity, profanity, vandalism, drug use, gang signs, sexually explicit acts or innuendo or any illegal activity will not be accepted and will result in automatic disqualification.

  9. All entries become the property of the GICVB and will not be returned.

  10. GICVB reserves the right to crop photos.

  11. Photo credit is not guaranteed for all uses of image by GICVB.

  12. Contest entrants agree to all the rules and regulations set forth and by the decisions made by voters and the judges. Judges decisions are final.

  13. The GICVB is not responsible for any inaccurate or incorrect information and reserves the right to suspend or cancel the contest without notice.

**Employees of Golden Isles CVB are not eligible to accept prizes.

Methods of Entry

The official landing page for the #MyGoldenIsles Moments photo contest is: http://www.goldenisles.com/contests

Method one:  Photos may be directly uploaded on the contest page or at XXX woobox url.

Method two: Photos may be entered via hashtag on Twitter or Instagram by tagging with #MyGoldenIsles AND the weekly theme hashtag. A new theme will be announced every other Monday starting on May 23, 2016 with a final theme to be announced on August 29, 2016.

By submitting photo(s) to the #MyGoldenIsles Moments CVB Photo Contest, you grant Golden Isles CVB royalty-free permission to use said photo(s) at its discretion for tourism marketing purposes.

Voting

Contest will be administered via Woobox app. Voting will commence on the Monday after each week-long submission period and last for 72 hours.

The photo with the most votes at the end of the 72-hour voting period will be announced as the winner and will automatically be entered into the Grand Prize vote. Weekly winners will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility.

Grand Prize voting will take place September 12 – 18, 2016. Grand prize winner will be notified on Monday, September 19, 2016.

Photo Tips

The GICVB is looking for photos that represent summer fun in the Golden Isles including photos of events, recreational activities, landmarks, nature and attractions. If you were a visitor, where would you go? Golden Isles residents are encouraged to be visitors in their own hometowns!