Big Winter 9th Annual Photo Contest
Showcase your artistic talent at our annual photo contest. During the month of March submit your amazing ski, snowboard and lifestyle photos that capture the essence of Big White.
Join us in Happy Valley March 30th where we will showcase all of the incredible photos and award the winner. This is a free event held in the Happy Valley Day Lodge at 8:00pm, but come early as this is one of the most popular events of the season!
Big White Ski Resort holds the rights to use, reproduce, distribute, display, in whole or in part, for any reasonable purpose including without limitation for this contest and for future advertising, marketing, promotional material, without compensation and without notice and without consideration, review or approval from the entrant.
Upon submitting a photo(s), you agree to the following:
- All photos must be received within the Photo Contest time frame. The Contest starts March 1, 2014, and closes March 28, 2014 at 12:00pm PST.
- Photos received outside of this time frame will be automatically disqualified.
- Photos must not have been entered in previous Big White Ski Resort Contests. Any photo entry that was entered in a previous Big White Ski Resort Contests will automatically be disqualified.
- All photos must be skiing or snowboarding related and have been taken at Big White Ski Resort. Entrants must provide accurate photo descriptions. Photos without accurate descriptions and information will be disqualified.
- Photos must not be of an offensive nature, must not contain illegal acts in them, and must be in line with the values of Big White Ski Resort.
- By submitting a photo(s), you agree to give permission to Big White Ski Resort to use the photo(s) for any purpose, such as in promotional materials, publications, displays, and on websites, without compensation to the photographer or any individuals or anything in the photo(s).
- Photo credit will be given where possible.
- By submitting a photo(s), you agree that any person(s) in the photo(s) have provided their consent in allowing their picture to be entered into the Big White Ski Resort’s photo contest.
- Failure to obtain such consent will deem the entry ineligible. By submitting a photo(s), you agree that you own all copyrights in the photograph.
- You represent and warrant that photographs have not been copied in whole or in part from any other work, do not violate or infringe any copyright, moral right, trademark or other proprietary right of any person or entity, and are, together with the copyright and moral rights therein, the sole and exclusive property of the entrant.
- By submitting a photo(s), you agree to allow the photo(s) to be posted on the Big White Ski Resort website and for Big White Ski Resort to add such functionality that allows users to rate, leave comments, and provide any other feedback to the submitted photo(s).
- Big White Ski Resort is NOT responsible for photos being reposted to third party websites and social media services, such as Facebook or Twitter.
- Big White Ski Resort reserves the right to substitute prizes at greater or equal value should one of the prizes not be available for any reason.
- Contest winners will be selected by a judging panel based on the rules and criteria for the Big White Ski Resort photo contest. Winners will be informed either by the phone number or email address they provide.
- If a winner cannot be contacted within one week (7 days) or a winner refuses the prize, the prize will be awarded to the next runner-up.
- All prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be exchanged, replaced, or transferred. Contest winners are required to answer a mathematical skill testing question.
- Contest winners will be required to provide model releases and signatures for any individuals in the photo(s).
- Contestants can enter up to five (5) photos.
- Any photo(s) that do not meet any rules or regulations, have incomplete information, or are submitted through illegal means will be disqualified.
- Big White Ski Resort does not assume any responsibility for lost photos, failure of the Internet or website, or any technical, computer, network, or communication problem preventing the entry of a photo(s).
- Big White Ski Resort collects personal information for the sole purpose of the Photo Contest and will not send any additional marketing or communications to the entrant without their explicit permission to do so.
Entrants participating in the Big White Ski Resort Photo Contest acknowledge that they have read and understood the rules and regulations. Rules and regulations maybe subject to amendment. Big White Ski Resort reserves the right to change any deadline(s) as the result of causes beyond its immediate control. Big White Ski Resorts will not communicate with contestants about the results of the photo contest. By entering or attempting to enter the Big White Ski Resort Contest, each entrant and/or purported entrant agrees: (i) to release, discharge, and forever hold harmless Big White Ski Resort and Big White Ski Resort Photo Contest Sponsors, and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and other representatives (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnities, claims over, contracts and liabilities of whatever nature or kind arising out of, or in connection with the entrant's participation or attempted participation in the Big White Ski Resort Photo Contest, compliance or non-compliance with these Contest rules and acceptance and use of the prizes; and (ii) if selected as a potential Prize winner, to sign the Sponsors form(s) of declaration and release documentation in this regard before receiving his/her Prize. The Releasees will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, late or misdirected entries or for any failure of the Contest website during the Contest Period, or for any technical malfunction or other problems with, any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software or for any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing, and will not be liable for any resulting injury or damage to any person or property arising from, or relating to, that person's or any other person's participation or attempted participation in the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. (iii) All winners must sign a release form.
Contact Big White Ski Resort with any questions.
For more information please contact the Activities Desk 250.491.6111.