Wednesday, 11 July 2012 09:29
Skimboarding is a poor sport.
There isn’t a lot of money to go around for skimboarders. But you know what’s even tougher than making money as a pro skimboarder? Making money as a pro skimboard photographer or filmer. So we are doing our part to remedy this injustice!
We are pleased to announce not one but two contests geared toward the people that capture all the imagery that makes our sport look good...
Contest #1: Exile Shot Of The Year - $1000 for the photographer who submits the best photo of an Exile Skimboards Team Rider between now and May 31st, 2013.
Contest #2: Exile Clip Of The Year - $1000 for the filmer who submits the best video clip of an Exile Skimboards Team Rider between now and May 31st, 2013.
In addition to the winners of each contest there will also be a $200.00 Exile gift certificate awarded to the runner up in each contest, and a $50.00 Exile gift certificate for the second runner up in each contest. The rules are simple: Your photo or video clip cannot have been used anywhere before and must be completely unpublished on the internet or otherwise. After your submission, you must not publish the media yourself (but when it is released by Exile you are encouraged to share it). The photo must be of an Exile Skimboards rider*.
In order to be sure we can view your file, jpg and mp4 file formats are encouraged. Please be sure to submit at maximum quality and resolution (10mb maximum for email, larger files should use a filesharing service set to private). The quality of the image and composition does matter.
Send as many photos or clips as you like!
The Fine Print
By sending your photo or video clip to
you consent to enter the event. By entering the event you grant Exile Skimboards exclusive global license for the promotional use of your photo/video clip for a period of three years and non-exclusive license for the use of the media indefinitely. By entering the contest you are warranting that you own full rights to the photo/clip, and you indemnify and hold Exile Skimboards harmless from any claims to the contrary. Winning the main prize for either category precludes you from winning the runner up prize(s) for that category (i.e. there will be three prize winners in each category). Credit will be given to photographers/filmers where appropriate. Only photos of normal "run, drop, slide" skimboarding are elegible to enter this event. No paddle-ins or mechanical assist shots are elegible (but if you have a sick shot, send it to us to take a look. We are not anti, just trying to make the contest fair here...). Exile Skimboards reserves the right to modify the rules of this contest should it be deemed necessary for clarification or other purposes.
*Clips of non-exile team riders who are riding an Exile Skimboard may be submitted if the rider depicted in the clip grants the you consent to use his/her image. This permission must be obtained by the entrant and the entrant indeminifies and holds Exile harmless from any claims to the contrary.