World Scout Visual Media Competition

Messengers of Peace Visual Media Pool 2013 http://www.flickr.com/groups/2164913@N20/

• Winners will be selected by a panel of judges including the mass voting of Scouts worldwide . • The aim of the competition is to discover a collection of images and video that represent the worldwide actions of Scouts.World Scout Visual Media Competition All Scouts worldwide are invited to enter the World Scout Visual Media Competition. • Prizes will be awarded to those Scouts who present the best images and videos in the competition.

.the Competition All photographs and videos must relate to a new/current/recent (not historic) project listed on Messengers of Peace Platform • Over 14 years of age ( but not professional photographer images) • Best Picture • Best Video • Under 14 years of age .group entry via the Section Leader of the group • Best picture • Best video • Open ‘fun’ photo booth competition ( picture of the Patrol taking part in Project in a one shot image) this is restricted to Scouts over 14 years of age.

(800 neckerchiefs).Prizes • Prizes will have a monetary value but no cash prizes will be provided to Scouts. This will be provided via their local scout shop or international scout shop) • Photo submitted via the ‘fun’ photo booth competition will receive Messengers of Peace neckerchiefs for their Patrol.. cooking equipment. .000 US Dollars • The winners of the over 14 years of age competition Photo and Video will receive a prize of attendance at the next World Jamboree ( travel and jamboree fee as part of a national contingent). • Prize fund will be to a value of 30. • Photo submitted via a group option .. educational materials. under 14 years of age. Winners under this section will receive a special medal of merit and equipment vouchers for their group (tents. Prizes can be provided to up to 100 winners in this area.

Scouts summit their entries via a link to a group on Flickr via scoutmessengers. 3. 2. 1 2 3 4 5 Vote The selected images are presented on a website and scouts can vote for their top images . From this pool the judging panel select the top 100 images and videos.The Mechanics 1. Flickr The top images will be used to create a book and exhibition that can travel the world to promote Messengers of Peace Winners 4.org Winners are selected by a combination of votes from scouts and judging panel votes. (Scouts votes represent the votes of one judge on a panel of six judges) 5. A pool of entries is created which can be viewed and commented upon.

All digital files uploaded for entry must be 2 MB or smaller in JPG format. From the pre-selected 100. (30th June 2013) Entry to the competition is through sign up to Messengers of Peace platform site www. This can be mixed images and video ( three images and two videos or any combination to a maximum of five entries) For video: A video entry should be considered to be an advertisement or trailer for your action or project. via the special competition icon. All releases must be on the form(s) provided. it must be royalty free music. distribute. No prize transfer. The purpose of this competition is to get as many scouts around the world involved with their local communities through Messengers of Peace actions and projects. It is necessary for all scouts to become ‘Messengers of Peace’ by signing up at the platform site www. a point system will be used by the judges (including votes by scouts) to select the final winners.scoutmessengers. or media associated with this competition.org to entry the competition. The competition will be open to all the scout members of WOSM who are not professional photographers . This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.scoutmessengers. colour collection is accepted. and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest. There will be a panel of judges to select the winners. publications.) The theme of the competition is . The author of any image selected will be informed of this action. display. .Cropping and only minor burning. Number of entry: Maximum of 5 entries per scout. each entrant must be prepared to provide a signed release from all persons who appear in the entry submitted. Modification/Manipulation . The point system will be distributed as follows Theme 20% Creativity 40% Quality of image 40% The prizes awarded for best images and videos in the over 14 years category will be places at the next World Jamboree in Japan. and/ or from the owner of any material that appears in the photograph entry.600 pixels tall for a vertical image.Competition rules These are general guidelines and the full rules should be referred to for addition comments required of entry to the competition. Messengers of Peace neckerchiefs will be awarded to scouts who are winners in the ‘fun’ photo booth category. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws in each jurisdiction where residents are eligible to participate in the Contest and void in any jurisdiction where otherwise prohibited or restricted by law. They must be 1. Contest Organizer will contact you if releases are required. A collection of prizes for scout equipment will be awarded to winning entries from the under 14 years of age scouts. Only entries uploaded to the Messengers of Peace Visual Media Pool 2013 on www. or substitution by winners is permitted. Winners will attend Jamboree via their country contingent. scouts around the world are challenged to develop their creativity by depicting their Messengers of Peace actions and projects with photos and videos.org. will be named and model releases will be required for any persons shown within an image. All decisions by the judging panel will be final. If your image(s) is selected in the last 100 entries in the image category then we will request you to supply and upload a full resolution version of your image. Only online entries will be eligible. Basic rules for entry Categories for entry are digital photography and video.MPeg 4 . Upon request. pictured within the image. If any music is embedded. Selected images may appear in an exhibition and/or travelling exhibition and in a catalogue and publication associated with the competition. The maximum time of the video is 90 seconds Format . The prize will include travel and jamboree costs. in any media now or hereafter known. the photographer must provide a written release from a parent or legal guardian.com by the deadline will be eligible for the competition. One of the judges will be the outcome of vote count by the scouts via the voting website. No persons. Copyright always remains with the author. There is no entry fee for this competition and no fee will be paid to any author for use of their image/video in exhibitions. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification. authorizing WOSM to reproduce. dodging. For photography : Format .600 pixels wide for a horizontal image and 1. Entrants must provide a model release for all submissions.flickr.this is an amateur competition that have signed up as Messengers of Peace as individuals or via their adult leader (for scouts under the age of 14 years of age. If the subject of a photograph is under the age of 18. Through this competition. Upon request. 100 images and videos out of all the entries submitted will be selected by a panel of judges.Total length must be less than 90 seconds. Copies of release forms are available at the end of this document Use of images By entering the competition you agree that all of your entries can be used to promote Scouting through WOSM and Messengers of Peace objects.‘Scouts are Messengers of Peace’ There are two levels of entry:Scouts over the age of 14 years of age and scouts under the age of 14 years of age by competition deadline. All entries must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. assignment. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner. Do not send the release with your submission.Colour or B&W digital image(s) produced with a 10 megapixel (or higher megapixel) camera.

. Where you create it and the details of your project. You should also provide details of your photograph or video.Tell us about your Project When you upload a picture or video you should also provide your Messengers Of Peace sign up profile number that can be found in the address bar on the Profile Page once you have signed up or logged in to the Messengers of Peace Platform site .this is very important as it is the way that we identify uploaded images and videos.

com. If you cannot supply this release(s) then your image will be withdrawn from the selection and another entry selected.image or video record on paper who is in your entry image so you can contact them later if your entry is selected.flickr. If your entry is selected in the 100 entries in image or video to go forward to phase two you will be required to provide a signed release for every person who appears in your image.Flickr. It is often much harder to identify people later and or seek their permission to use the image. Therefore as you create you entry . If for any reason you cannot avail of the winning prizes no monies will be paid in replacement of your non attendance at the event. After the deadline has been reached a selection process will begin and from this process 100 images and videos will be selected for phase two. When your entry is uploaded you should provide details of your entry via the more information drop down panel under the image.flickr. . At this stage they will be requested to supply a model realise and permissions for all people who appear in the image. before you enter you should identify the people who appear in your picture(s) video if any and get their permission to use their image in the competition. This signed release will be required to be signed by a parent/guardian for all people under the age of 18 years of age. Once the voting period is over the selected images will be judged by a panel of experts and the winners selected. All entrants will be notified if they are selected for phase two. No monies of any kind will be paid to the winners directly. If you do not have a Flickr account you will need to create one before you upload your entry. If you win a prize to attend the Next World Jamboree this is done via your National Contingent.this is important Firstly. Your fees and costs will be paid to your national association organising the participation of scouts at the next World Jamboree.com if you do not have one already to allow you to upload your entries. Entry to the competition upload page on www. In the second phase the selected images will be placed on a voting website for scouts to cast their votes for their favourite or best entries. Prepare your entry beforehand so that it is the right size and format (1600 pixels on the long side in jpg format for an image and MP4 format for video less than 90 second long) Entries are uploaded to the Messengers of Peace Visual Media Pool 2013 on www.World Scout Visual Media Competition How to enter Please note . You will then need to upload your entry first to your own Flickr account and then transfer it to the Messengers of Peace Visual Media Pool 2013.com is via the link provided on the front page of this document. It is necessary to create a personal ‘flickr account’ at www.

Via Google Forms we can collect the vote per image and compile the top image with the most votes. .Voting Website We will set up a voting website via Google sites that allows Scouts to vote for their favourite images.

World Scout Bureau. The World Organisation of the Scout Movement. A section leader will sign up to Messengers of Peace Platform website and upload entries on behalf of their section. assignment or substitution by Winners permitted. The under 14 years competition is a group entry as such.‘Scouts are Messengers of Peace’ Number of entries: Maximum of 5 images/videos or combination within this total maximum of 5 per entry.flickr. This competition will abide by all laws in this regard and if an entry is selected. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any documents referenced herein. assignment. title.scoutmessengers. determined in WOSM’s reasonable discretion. It is the responsibility of the Section Leader to obtain permissions from parents and guardians for all images uploaded from their section. a point system will be used by the judges (including votes by scouts) to select the final winners. WHO MAY ENTER Contest is open only to all Scouts worldwide who are members of WOSM and who have made a commitment and signed up as a scout committed to action within the Messengers of Peace ideal to the Messengers of Peace Platform website www. WOSM reserves the right to substitute prizes in which case a prize of equal or greater monetary value.( if the age profile of its members is less than 14 years of age). No prize transfer. the winner will be required to promptly return to WOSM his/her prize. Prizes in the under 14 years category will be scout equipment for that section. Individual scout winners will receive a certificate of merit but the prizes of scout equipment are awarded to the Section. acknowledges and warrants that the submitted images or videos are original works created solely by the entrant and that no other party has any right. entrant represents. A young person under the age of 18 must have the permission of their parents or legal guardian to upload an entry to the Messengers of Peace Visual Media Pool on www. All Entries shall be referred to herein as “Entries” collectively.Official Rules SPONSOR The competition is run by the World Organisation of the Scout Movement in conjunction with the Messengers of Peace Platform website www. By entering the Contest. MANY WILL ENTER. provocative. There will be no compensation for the entrant and another entrant will be selected to fulfil winner quota. The point system will be distributed as follows Theme 20% Creativity 40% Quality of image/video 40% The total prize fund is 30.000 US dollars and is awarded in prizes to this value as follows. (10 winners using a pool of 20. There is no entry fee for this competition and no fee will be paid to any author for use of their image in exhibitions.org. and such determination is solely at the discretion of the judging panel. There will be a panel of judges to select the winners. Winners will attend Jamboree via their country contingent. The image or video must be an original work created by the contest entrant. will be awarded.O. One of the judges will be the outcome of vote count by the scouts via the voting website.com this applies for scouts of 14 years and older. Obscene.000 US dollars) . or otherwise objectionable content will not be considered. No prize transfer. or media associated with this competition. In the first round. or the cash value thereof. 100 images and videos out of all the entries submitted will be selected by a panel of judges. JUDGING The contest consists of two (2) rounds of evaluation. The prize will include travel and jamboree costs. From the pre-selected 100.Box 91. The prizes awarded for best images and videos in the over 14 years category will be places at the next World Jamboree in Japan 2015. In the event of unavailability. five(5) Winners in each category Photography and Video and 100 Winners in the ‘fun photobooth’ competition will be chosen Decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding. FEW WILL WIN. any restrictions will be taken into account and abided by as laws dictate. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Switzerland TERM ‘Messenger of Peace -Scoutclick -World Scout Visual Media Competition. In the second round. claim or interest in the image or video. A young person under 14 years of age can only enter the competition via their adult section leader. THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED IN ANY JURISDICTION WORLDWIDE ( some Countries and USA States prohibit young people from entering competitions. publications.org. P.scoutmessengers. An entrant will not be officially declared a winner until the entrant’s parent/legal guardian has been contacted and has signed all required documentation. The theme of the competition is . Scouts over the age of 14 years of age can also enter the fun photo booth competition. Rue du Pré . 100 Finalists in each category will be chosen based on the Judging Criteria. or substitution by winners is permitted. A section leader can upload 5 entries per scout taking part into the collective section entry (for example if 20 scouts entry from your section 100 entries are possible). Odds of winning in a particular category will depend on the number of eligible entries received in that category and the skill of the entrant in satisfying the criteria.Jeróme 5.1211 Genéva 4 Plainpalais. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules (“Official Rules”).

in any media now or hereafter known. the entrant will be deemed to be in receipt whether notification or request is sent to entrant him/herself or his/her parent or legal guardian. Upon WOSM’s request. authorizing any Authorized Party to reproduce. THE POTENTIAL WINNER (AND PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN) MUST SIGN THESE DOCUMENTS NO LATER THAN 15 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF RECEIPT OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION IN ORDER FOR WOSM TO AWARD THE PRIZE. All releases must be in the form provided by WOSM. any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. but not limited to display at a potential exhibition of winners. publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest. Similarly. but not limited to: display at a potential exhibition of winners. altered. publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest. counterfeit. agents and their employees. THIRD PARTY RELEASES If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties. losses.selected entries . in any media now or hereafter known. Entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules. distribute. distribute. and publication in WOSM publications or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. DECLARATIONS AND/OR RELEASES OR ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED BY PRIZE SUPPLIER(S). Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner. image/video. (2) WARRANTY OF OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE.800 neckerchiefs) LEGAL GUARDIANS) ARE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE THE FOLLOWING: (1) AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND LIABILITY RELEASE. display and create derivative works of the images/videos (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest. the entrant will be deemed to be in receipt of WOSM’s request or notification. and (c) if he/she wins that WOSM may use the winning entry and each winner’s name. and/or from the owner of any material that appears in the entry. artwork or other copyrighted material that appears in the entry. and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use. (b) that the decisions of the judges are final on all matters relating to the Contest. If any person appearing in any entry is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Entrants (and their respective parents and legal guardians) further hereby waive all moral rights in and to the images/videos in favour of the WOSM. (5 X 1000 US Dollars of equipment vouchers through the local scout shop in that jurisdiction) Messengers of Peace neckerchiefs will be awarded to scouts who are winners in the ‘fun’ category. territorial and local laws and regulations in all Countries and States worldwide. in any media now or hereafter known. display and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest. irrevocable. All taxes. discharge and hold harmless WOSM its partners. irregular. entrants (and their parents or legal guardians) agree to release. but not limited to display at a potential exhibition of winners. All releases must be in the form provided by WOSM. the entrant is responsible for obtaining. in any media now or hereafter known. misuse. and/ or if any persons appear in the image/video. Finally. state. and publication of WOSM or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. upon WOSM’s request. or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.A collection of prizes for scout equipment will be awarded to winning entries from the under 14 years of age scouts. may choose whether to award the prize to another winner. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. to reproduce. its designees. publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest. subsidiaries. and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except in where prohibited by law). Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Entries void if WOSM determines the entry to not be an original. and publications of WOSM or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft. upon WOSM’s request. SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATE WINNER. publication in WOSM publications or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. display and create derivative works of the image/video in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY By participating. including. distribute. authorizing any Authorized Party to reproduce. officers. in its sole discretion. the prize will be forfeited and WOSM. (100 X 8 people . distribute. All releases must be in the form provided by WOSM. (a) in the event that WOSM sends the request by e-mail. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. prior to submission of the photograph. UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LAW. but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition of winners. likeness. publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest. . Certain restrictions may apply. incomplete. NON COMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND. ENTRANT LICENSES/RELEASES By entering the Contest. all winners (and their respective parents and legal guardians) grant a royalty-free. display and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest. licensees and affiliates (“Authorized Parties”). CONDITIONS This Contest is subject to federal. each entrant must be prepared to provide (within 14 calendar days of receipt of request) a signed written license from the owner of any private property included in the entry. damaged. provincial. and representatives from any claims. directors.must be prepared to provide (within 14 calendar days of receipt of WOSM’s request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the entry submitted. each entrant that progress to the second stage of the competition . or if the entries are illegible. AND (4) ANY OTHER AFFIDAVITS. For greater certainty. including. fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. each entrant must be prepared to provide (within 14 calendar days of receipt of WOSM’s request) a signed written license from the copyright owner of any sculpture. perpetual. affiliates. authorizing the Authorized Parties to reproduce. AT WOSM’S DISCRETION. For the purposes of these Official Rules. including. on the day that the e-mail was sent by WOSM. nonexclusive license to WOSM. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize are/ is ineligible or refuses the prize. (3) PUBLICITY RELEASE. including.

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