Enter to win our winter contest competition & win cash. Click to join winter contest & get awarded with best winter photography competition. New winter photography contest at VOUBS. Join for only 5 wings with a chance to get paid in cash for your great photo. Did you shoot in winter? Show us your best photo and win! Let us know how did you see the winter through your own camera! This contest is made for amateur and professional photographers.
At this contest we will accept only participants with files related to the topic "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" Awards: Total 750 Euro cash awards and 160 "WINGS" awards. Contest winners with the highest total score will be paid: 1st place - 375 Euro 2nd place - 225 Euro 3rd place - 150 Euro From 4th to 20th place after the every participant will receive encouraging 10 WINGS Entry Fee: 5 WINGS for every image uploaded (You may win some free WINGS from other contests or you can buy 5 WINGS for only 2.4 Euro through paypal) Entry requirements: - You must be the author and sole owner of the copyrights. You are allowed to use watermarks to protect your image copyrights. - You must pay 5 WINGS to enter this contest - You must participate with a high quality winter picture media file - You must be 14+ years old to participate in a contest - You must provide your real names, telephone number, e-mail address, age, job position and country of residence into your voubs profile configured from profile settings - Every user may participate with more than one entry - You are not allowed to participate with the same media in different VOUBS contests - You are not allowed to win more than 1 award from this contest - The official language for this contest is "English". Terms and Conditions, Contest rules, Descriptions and communication with the Organizer will be through the official contest language. - We will accept contest applications from all over the world at any languages. Voting rules. The winner will be the participant with the highest total score result as a sum from public votes, jury votes and extra votes. Public Votes: a) 1 “share” and/or "like" in Facebook = 0.01 point; b) 1 vote by rating from 1 to 10, respectively: score 1= 1 point; score 10 = 10 points; Only registered VOUBS users are able to rate the Participants. Each user is allowed to rate only once per media. Once voted you cannot take your rate back. c) 100 views = 0.1 point. Jury Votes: a) Each jury member will rate from 1 to 10 to his/her favourite entries. b) 1 jury vote by rating from 1 to 10, respectively: score 1= 1000 point; score 10 = 10000 points; c) There will be 8 jury members for this contest that will be able to vote. d) The jury will vote only for their favorites. e) The jury will evaluate and vote for the greatest looking winter photography, image or picture. F) The jury may vote at any time during the contest but will review all the participants once again after the registration period ends on 28.03.2016 Extra Votes: a) Mini booster = 3x10 user ratings = 30 pts (5 WINGS) b) Best offer = 18x10 user ratings = 180 pts (20 WINGS) c) Mega offer = 90x10 user ratings = 900 pts (80 WINGS) d) Any user may decide to give extra votes and to promote other participants as well as himself too Votes may be erased from your media at any time if: - We have deleted, blocked and banned fake registered profiles who have voted for your media (This is an automatic process and is not a subject to any appeals). Disqualification may appear at any time if: - You are using more than one account - Your have submitted a photo that is not on the theme of the contest or it is with a low quality - If fake accounts are registered to vote for your media - You are not using your real names and personal details - You have submitted a photo with copyrights of a third party - If the organizer of the contest decide to disqualify you for bad quality of your media file or description - Disqualification is not a subject to any appeals Important dates: Registrations for this CONTEST starts from 00:00 h on 18.02.2016 to 23:59 on 28.03.2016 If you register for this contest in advance your media will not be available for voting before 1st February,2016. The voting time frame for this contest starts from 00:00 h. on 01.02.2015 and ends at 23:59 h. on 01.04.2016. The ranking and total score results will be visible for the last 20 days of the competition. The contest winner and final rankings will be visible on 02.04.2016.
GENERAL TERMS FOR PARTICIPATION IN CONTEST "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" 1. Subject 1.1. These General Terms (hereinafter referred to as the GENERAL TERMS) for participation in the contest "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" (hereinafter referred to as the Contest) settle the terms and conditions for participation in the Contest for choosing the best winter image 1.2. The Contest is conducted in order to find the User uploaded the MEDIA file with the best winter image and to reward the winners of the contest 1.3. The GENERAL TERMS constitute a contract between the Organizer and each Participant who has submitted an application for participation in the Contest in the manner described in below. For the avoidance of any doubt, these GENERAL TERMS are binding for each Participant from the time of the application and entry in the Contest 1.4. The official language for this contest is "English". Terms and Conditions, Contest rules, Descriptions and communication with the Organizer will be through the official contest language. 2. Organizer of the Contest (ORGANIZER) ORGANIZER of the CONTEST is Famozzo Group LLC - VAT - BG203171695, registered in Bulgaria, Sofia, bul. Vasil Levski 123 3. Period for conducting the Contest (“Contest Period”) 3.1 Registrations for this CONTEST starts from 00:00 h on 18.02.2016 to 23:59 on 28.03.2016 3.2 Voting starts from 00:00 h. on 01.02.2015 and ends at 23:59 h. on 01.04.2016 3.3 The final ranking and the contest winners will be visible on the contest page on 02.04.2016. 4. Participants 4.1. Participants in the Contest may be: All individuals at the age of at least 14 years, who have registration in VOUBS and do not breach any of the conditions indicated in the Declaration of rights and responsibilities of VOUBS. 4.2. Participant in the Contest (“Participant”) is anyone who is eligible under item. 4.1. and has submitted an application for participation in the Contest within the specified in these GENERAL TERMS period. 4.3. There is a 5 WINGS entry fee for this contest. Every participant must have at least 5 WINGS at his VOUBS account to be able to join the contest. 4.4. This contest is opened worldwide. Participants from all over the world are welcomed. 5. Conducting the Contest 5.1. This contest is conducted in 1 round only. 5.2. Within the registration period (see 3.1) all Participants shall sent an appropriate media related to the topic of the contest; 5.3. The participants shall register in the page of the Contest "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" at http://www.voubs.com; 5.4. The participants are required to submit their real names, telephone number and e-mail for contact in their VOUBS profile. If a participant has not submitted or refuses to submit his/her name, telephone number and e-mail for contact, he/she may be disqualified. 5.5. Every participant shall pay 5 WINGS entry fee to be able to join the contest 5.6. The user participant must be the author and sole owner of the copyrights. You are allowed to use watermarks to protect your copyrights. 5.7. The total score results will be visible for the last 20 days of conducting the Contest in the internet page of the contest "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" at http://www.voubs.com; 5.8. The total score result and the rankings are not updated immediately 5.9. The highest total score result at the end of the contest will be announced as the winner. The winner of the Contest shall be announced on 02.04.2016. 5.8. All the winners will be notified by either e-mail or mobile number or personal message sent to their VOUBS profile 6. Voting 6.1. The winner will be the participant with the highest total score result as a sum from public votes, jury votes and extra votes. 6.2.Public Votes: a) 1 “share” and/or "like" in Facebook = 0.01 point; b) 1 vote by rating from 1 to 10, respectively: score 1= 1 point; score 10 = 10 points; Only registered VOUBS users are able to rate the Participants. Each user is allowed to rate only once per media. Once voted you cannot take your rate back. c) 100 views = 0.1 point. 6.3. Jury Votes: a) Each jury member will rate from 1 to 10 to his/her favourite entries. b) 1 jury vote by rating from 1 to 10, respectively: score 1= 1000 point; score 10 = 10000 points; c) There will be 8 jury members for this contest that will be able to vote. d) The jury will vote only for their favorites. e) The jury will evaluate and vote for the greatest looking winter photography, image or picture. F) The jury may vote at any time during the contest but will review all the participants once again after the registration period ends on 28.03.2016 6.4. Extra Votes: a) Mini booster = 3x10 user ratings = 30 pts (5 WINGS) b) Best offer = 18x10 user ratings = 180 pts (20 WINGS) c) Mega offer = 90x10 user ratings = 900 pts (80 WINGS) d) Any user may decide to give extra votes and to promote other participants as well as himself too 6.5. Votes may be erased from your media at any time if we have deleted, blocked and banned fake registered profiles who have voted for your media (This is an automatic process and is not a subject to any appeals). 7. Awards 7.1. The Organizer grants a total of 3 cash awards: 375 Euro for 1st place, 225 Euro for 2nd place, 150 Euro for 3rd place. 7.2. The awards are non-transferable to third parties. 7.3. The Organizer is not allowed to change the nature and amount of the awards without notifying the Participants. 7.4. The manner of receiving the awards under p. 7.1. will be done through a bank transfer. 7.5. All transaction fees, taxes or any other costs that may appear for the transfer shall be borne by the user. 7.6. The winners must provide the Organizer with their personal bank accounts and personal identification document (passport, ID card or driving license). 7.7. If the participant do not provide the Organizer with details mentioned in p. 6.5 within 14 days, the Organizer will offer the award to the next ranked participant. 7.8. Every participant is allowed to win no more than one award from this contest. If he/she has more than one image among the winners, the best placed media will be allowed to claim for its award. 7.9 Relatives are not allowed to win more than one award from this contest. If there are two relatives among the winners the higher placed contestant will have the chance to apply for the award.winners the higher placed contestant will have the chance to apply for the award. 7.10 All participants in the Contest, who do not win awards, shall preserve the copyrights over their images. VOUBS shall not resell or cede their copyrights to third parties. 7.11 If the Participant announced as a cash award winner do not reply back to the Organizer after more than 3 e-mails sent, the Organizer may decide to give the award to the next qualified participant. 7.12. From 4th to 20th place each qualified participant will receive encouraging 10 "WINGS" award transferred to his VOUBS profile. 8. Rights and obligations of the Organizer and Participants 8.1. For the purpose of participating in the Contest the Participants shall submit a completely new material – media files created specifically for the Contest. 8.2. By entering the Contest, the Participants understand and agree that upon receipt of an award their names and media/s could be used in audio, print and video materials by the Organizer, for which the Organizer does not owe any payment. 8.3. The Participants agree the Organizer or authorized by him persons to communicate with them through phone calls, e-mail and SMS messages during the Contest and for a period of three months thereafter. The access to personal data of the Participants serves to establish contact therewith. 8.4. The Participant is personally liable for the correctness of the data submitted during the Contest. The provided information will be used for the purposes of the Contest and may be disclosed to third parties. 8.5. The Organizer is not liable for MEDIA files which have been lost. 8.6. The Organizer reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Contest or to amend the GENERAL TERMS at any time, for any valid technical or commercial reason. 8.7. The Organizer has the right to disqualify any applicant who does not meet the requirements to the Participants and their MEDIA files and Projects, indicated in these GENERAL TERMS, even in case the application of the Participant has been presented on the VOUBS Contest page. 9. Intellectual Property Rights 9.1. The Participants undertake until the determination of the winner of the Contest not to transfer and make available to third parties copyrights over the MEDIA files, arising under the Law on Copyright and Related Rights. 9.2. By accepting these GENERAL TERMS, each Participant agrees that with him being determined as an award winner from the Contest, all copyrights over the MEDIA files, arising under the Law on Copyright and Related Rights, remain a property of the Organizer, 9.3. The Participant reserves the right to change and alter the provided MEDIA files. 9.4. With presenting the MEDIA files, the Participant declares that he is the sole author of the latter and that the MEDIA file is his original work. The Participant declares that he is the sole holder of the copyright and that the latter does not include trademarks or other intellectual property rights of a third individual or corporation. 9.5. By applying to participate in the Contest the Participants declare that they have accepted these GENERAL TERMS. 9.6. The participant shall indemnify the Organizer: 9.6.1. At any claims by third parties relating to the rights and use of the MEDIA files, provided to the Organizer, under these GENERAL TERMS as well as in case of damages incurred to the Organizer as a result of the acquisition and use of the PHOTOS. 9.6.2. The Participant shall indemnify the Organizer and all third parties for all damages and lost benefits, including paid fines, for all costs and paid legal fees, that have occurred as a result of claims by and/or compensations paid to third parties in connection with his participation in the Contest in violation of the applicable law and these GENERAL TERMS. 10. Limitation of Liability 10.1. By accepting these GENERAL TERMS the Participant declares that his participation in the Contest is entirely at his own risk and responsibility. The Organizer shall not be liable for any damage caused to the Participant in participation in the Contest, unless they are caused intentionally. The Organizer shall not be liable for the type, nature and content of the sent by the Participants media files, information and materials. The Organizer is entitled to remove from participation MEDIA files of a Participant the content of which contradicts a legal act, the morality and/or decency. 10.2. The Organizer shall not be liable for failure to provide participation in the Contest under circumstances beyond his control - cases of force majeure, fortuitous events, problems in the global Internet network and other unforeseeable circumstances beyond the control of the Organizer. 11. Limitations 11.1. The Organizer has the right to immediately and without notice suspend, or limit the participation of a Participant and remove from participation a Participant when the latter acts contrary to law, these GENERAL TERMS, morality and decency. 11.2. In the above cases the Organizer shall not be liable for any damages and lost profits of the Participant or third parties that have occurred as a result from limiting the participation of a Participant in the Contest. 11.3. Where there is enough reason to assume that the act of the Participant could constitute a criminal offense, the Organizer shall refer the matter to the competent state authorities, providing all necessary information and materials that would help identifying the perpetrator and prove the committed crime. 11.4. In the circumstances under the previous article, in case to a Participant a limitation has been imposed – suspension, limitation of the participation or removal of the published MEDIA files, the restriction shall continue to be in effect until clarifying the facts of the case. 12. Supplementary provisions 12.1. Questions regarding the Contest can be addressed to the following e-mail address: email@example.com or through "Contact us" page at www.voubs.com 12.2 These GENERAL TERMS are available on the page of the contest "Winter Pictures Photo Contest" at http://www.voubs.com for the duration of the Contest. 12.3. By participating in this Contest, the Participants are bound by these GENERAL TERMS and undertake to comply with them. 12.4. By participating in the Contest, all Participants agree that the Organizer is entitled to use their materials for his own advertising purposes. Any materials involved in competitions can not be deleted unless the Organizer decides to do so. 12.5. In order to receive his/her award, the Winner must be verified. This is done by sending a personal identification document and a personal bank account number. Awards can be sent only to the person who is an award winner in the Contest. If the person of age is under 18 years, he/she is required to present a parent/guardian to receive the amount of the award. The Winner must indicate a bank account to which the amount of the award to be paid. The amount of the award shall be paid within 14 working days after VOUBS obtains the necessary information about the user. All fees, deductions and taxes that may result from the transfer of the amount shall be borne by the user. 13. Disqualification may appear if: 13.1. The participant is using more than one account 13.2. The participant has submitted a MEDIA file that is not on the theme of the contest 13.3. The participant is trying to cheat with fraudulent votes 13.4. The participant is not using his/her real names and personal details 13.5. The participant has submitted similar MEDIA files more than once 13.6. The participant has submitted a MEDIA file with copyrights of a third party 13.7. The participant is behaving arrogant against other users, organizers or VOUBS team These GENERAL TERMS shall enter into force on 18.01.2016.
The image was taken on Ponikva, eastern Macedonia. Photographed with a Nikon D5200. This view is a rarity to experience.