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World Heli Challenge 2014

Terms & Conditions

The World Heli Challenge “Call Up” 2014

ENTRIES FOR 2014 ARE CLOSED. HEAD BACK HERE FOR ALL THE INFO ON 2015 COMING SOON 

ENTRY

1) To be eligible for the “Call Up” each team is required to film and edit a 2-3 minute Entry clip that shows:

?   Their passion for freeriding

?   Their skiing and/or snowboarding abilities

?   Their interpretation of what “Big Adventures, Big Rewards” means to them

?   Their creativity in front and behind the lens – excite us!

?   Respect for their winter environment

?   That they are truly amped to challenge themselves on New Zealand’s biggest mountains and are ready to answer the “call”!

2)     Entry into the “Call Up” is free of charge via an online video competition at www.worldhelichallenge.com.  Entries close on 20 August, 2014.  Video submissions must be received on or before 4pm (NZ time) 20 August, 2014 to be eligible.

3)     The footage for the Call Up entry clip can be filmed anywhere in the world and doesn’t have to from the current year.

4)     A “team” consists of two (2) athletes – any combination of skiers and/or snowboarders. The “Call Up” entry can be filmed by the athletes themselves or with a filmer who will complete the team as the third member.  If an “athletes only” filmed team win through to the World Heli Challenge the event will assign a filmer to the team for the competition. Each WHC team will be assigned an official photographer making a total of four (4) members in each World Heli Challenge team.

5)     In entering the “Call Up” and the “World Heli Challenge” teams are agreeing to abide by all rules of the competition.  Teams not acting in accordance with the competition rules can be removed and replaced at the discretion of the event organiser.

6)     In entering the “Call Up” competition the team members are indicating availability to participate in the World Heli Challenge in New Zealand from 7-15 September 2014. If a chosen team or team member is unable to take up the World Heli Challenge a replacement team or team member will be chosen from the shortlist by the judging panel and organisers at their discretion. Winners of the two teams will be notified on the 30th August. This will give the team members a week to organise travel to the event. Entries are not transferrable. Travel to the event is at the team’s own cost.

PRIZE

7)     “Call Up” finalists are competing for entry into the main event – The World Heli Challenge.

8)     The five shortlisted team members will all win an iON Air Pro 3 POV camera each valued at NZ$500.

9)     The two top teams chosen earn a place in the World Heli Challenge at Mt Cook Aoraki/Ohau in September for a nine-day alpine adventure including up to 2 heli-accessed event days – weather dependent.

10)   One team will be chosen via a “People’s Choice” vote online and the other will be determined by an expert World Heli Challenge panel.

11)   Online judging “People’s Choice” begins on 22nd August 2014 and end at 4pm NZ time 29th August 2014 via the official World Heli Challenge Facebook Call Up page and official website.

12)   The two winning teams will be notified directly by the organiser, and announced in Wanaka New Zealand on Thursday 4 September, 2014 and published at www.worldhelichallenge.com

GENERAL

13)   By submitting an Entry in the “Call Up” the entries clips and images have been cleared of rights and are deemed royalty free to the event organisers and sponsors for use in relation to the promotion of the World Heli Challenge.

14)   In entering the Event you give the World Heli Challenge and affiliates a worldwide non-exclusive right to use your entry video including but not limited to your name, image, and likeness therein.

15)   By submitting an Entry you hold harmless and limit all liability to the organiser and sponsors, be that monetary or other.

16)   The Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.

17)   The Entry must not disparage Sponsors, the organiser or any other person or party affiliated with the competition.

18)   The Entry must not contain images or artwork not created by Filmer without permission of the creator/s.

19)   The Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous.

20)   The Entry must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

21)   The Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of New Zealand or the location where it was created.

22)   The Entry must not contain unsportsmanlike conduct, extraordinarily dangerous acts, reckless acts, or evidence inexperience of freeriding in extreme conditions beyond the limits of the athletes involved.

23)   The Entry including editing and on camera action must be the work of the team members submitting the Entry. Footage sourced from elsewhere may be used if appropriately credited and released for use.

24)   All music must be cleared and appropriately credited.

25)   A team may use any POV camera in the creation of their “Call Up” Entry but only iON POV cameras and branding may appear in the content. No other POV branding is to feature in “Call Up” submissions and will render a team ineligible.

26)   The World Heli Challenge Judging Panel’s decision on the winning teams is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

27)   At the time of entry all team members must be identified. Substitutions to teams are not allowed and will render a team ineligible to win a place in the World Heli Challenge. Use of a false name or information will result in disqualification.

28)   Only the two named team members are to be featured in the “Call Up” entry clip and must be clearly identifiable in the edit.

29)   Team members may only submit one entry in the “Call Up” competition. Athletes or filmers found submitting more than one entry will result in disqualification for all their entries.

30)   Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.

31)   No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed due to computer error in transit.

32)   The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.

33)   The winner(s) is (are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including flights to New Zealand, any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.

34)   The organisers reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of the competition at any time and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.

35)   In the event of a prize being unavailable, the World Heli Challenge reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

36)   The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name, image and content generated for the World Heli Challenge in media and publicity of the competition.

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The World Heli Challenge 7-15 September 2014

ENTRY

1) Entry into the World Heli Challenge 2014 is via the World Heli Challenge “Call Up” competition. Please refer to the Call Up competition conditions also posted on this page.

2) The two successful teams will be confirmed and announced on Thursday 4 September at a World Heli Challenge event hosted in Wanaka, New Zealand.

3) The team voted “Peoples Choice” winner will be notified directly by the organiser on August 30th 2014. This will give the team one week to coordinate their attendance at the World Heli Challenge registration at Lake Ohau on 6 September. Travel to the event is at team’s own cost.

4) The teams do not have to be present on the night to win and will be contacted and notified by the organiser using the contact information provided with their “Call Up” entry.

5) The teams will be contacted by the World Heli Challenge and will need to confirm they can participate in the event from 7-15 September at Ohau/Aoraki within 48 hours and agree to the event conditions to secure their place. In the event a team or team member cannot attend a shortlisted team or team member will be invited to take their place at the discretion of the Judging Panel and event Organiser.

6) Teams must be at Lake Ohau Lodge for event registration on Sunday 7th September.

7) The prize is not transferrable and cannot be taken at another time or redeemed for its value.

8) All members of each World Heli Challenge team must be present for the entire event window 7-15 September and available to participate in all aspects of the competition and filming.

9) A “team” in the World Heli Challenge consists of a total of two (2) athletes – any combination of skiers and/or snowboarders who have won their way through from the “Call Up” and may include a filmer.

10) Teams who used a filmer to create their winning “Call Up” edit must have that filmer in their World Heli Challenge team. If a team shoots their entry themselves the World Heli Challenge organisers will assign a filmer to the team for the World Heli Challenge competition 7-15 September. Each WHC team will also be assigned an official photographer making a total of four (4) members in each World Heli Challenge team.

11) Each filmer participating in the World Heli Challenge will be given a Genie Syrp motion control timelapse device  which is theirs to keep. This product must be used in the final edit.

PRIZE

12) During the World Heli Challenge the teams will enjoy:

?   Hosted accommodation at Lake Ohau Lodge from the 7th September – 15th September

?   Up to two heli-accessed event days

?   A Jucy rental car plus $300 for fuel for use during the Challenge to explore the local area and sniff out locations to ride and film

?   Ski passes for Ohau to use during the Challenge

?   An iON Air Pro 3 POV camera kit valued at NZ$500 each, which must be used for filming their edit and capturing all the action of their Challenge

?   Media coverage via the World Heli Challenge, local and global media and profile in the official World Heli Challenge Official Edit produced by the event

?   A share of NZ$14,000 in cash and NZ$18,000 in prizes and the experience of a lifetime!

  1. 1st place team – NZ$10,000 cash
  2. 2nd place team – NZ$4,000 cash
  3. Best photographer in Canon Shootout – Canon Camera
  4. Best Filmer in Canon Shootout – Canon Camera
  5. Best Individual Athlete performance – 1 week heli-adventure with Points North Heli in Alaska valued at NZ$6,000

13) The World Heli Challenge requires cash prize monies to be shared equally amongst all team members.

14) All team members must have, use and be familiar the following safety equipment in order to participate in the World Heli Challenge:

?   Transceiver

?   Avalanche probe

?   Avalanche shovel

?   Helmet

?   Harness – if they wish to access glaciated terrain

15) All team members will be provided with an iON Air Pro 3 POV camera and are required to use these to create content during the World Heli Challenge to contribute to their edit and the event’s official production team. Each athlete will be required to submit a total of (4) POV clips.

16) Each team must use only iON POV cameras in the making of their official World Challenge edit and cannot use any other POV camera or show brand/product of any other POV camera, which will make their entry invalid.

GENERAL

17) By participating in the World Heli Challenge all team members are agreeing to release their images and content for use in the promotion of the World Heli Challenge and to appearing in the official World Heli Challenge media outputs.

18) By participating in the World Heli Challenge the filmers for each team agree to make their completed 5-minute edit available for use and promotion of and by the World Heli Challenge.

19) To be considered for the ultimate cash prizes and Canon Shootout prizes teams and the filmers and photographers must follow all directions from the event organisers, abide by competition rules and submit all content to brief on the agreed deadlines. Late or incomplete entries will render them invalid.

20) The winner(s) is (are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including flights to New Zealand, any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.

21) The Organiser reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of the competition at any time and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.

22) In the event of a prize being unavailable, the World Heli Challenge reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

23) The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name, image and content generated for the World Heli Challenge in media and publicity of the competition and outcomes.

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THE CANON SHOOTOUT

The World Heli Challenge will appoint two professional photographers, one per Team, to document the Challenge and create a portfolio of images to positively showcase the athletes and the event.

Each photographer will submit a portfolio to a brief provided to be in the running for the Canon prize valued at NZ$5000.

Images submitted in the Canon Shootout portfolio become the property of the World Heli Challenge for use in relation to the event. Images will be credited to the photographer. Canon retain the right to use the images in relation to their promotion and support of the World Heli Challenge while they remain a sponsor of the event.