Mobile Photo Challenge

Open to Ibex Tour Participants only.

Join us in this mobile photo challenge. Email or WhatsApp us your favourite image or beautiful and captivating sights taken during your Bible Land Tour, and stand to win prizes!

Category #1

#IBEXSTORY: Submit a series of photos that tell a story and relevant caption. Best story wins! Photo Limit: (2 - 5 images)

Category #2

#IBEXCREATE: The best caption and picture wins! (1 image only)

Theme: Divine Inspirations

Competition opens on 30 October 2019 and closes on 23 February 2020!
*Submissions have to comply to the theme.

There are two main categories:
Category #1:

#IBEXSTORY

Participants are to submit a series of photos taken during the Bible Land Tour that tell a story with relevant caption. (2 - 5 pictures)

Category #2:

#IBEXCREATE

Participants are to submit 1 picture with caption. The theme is 'Divine Inspiration'.

Category #1

#IBEXSTORY

$50 shopping voucher

Category #2

#IBEXCREATE

$50 movie voucher

TERMS & CONDITIONS

ELIGIBILITY

  1. This mobile photo challenge is open to Ibex tour participants only.
  2. Each participant is allowed to only submit 1 entry per category.
  3. This mobile photo challenge opens from 30 October 2019 and closes on 23 February 2020.
  4. Images that have won prizes in prior competitions, or have been used for commercial purposes and/or have been published will not be eligible.

THEME

  1. The theme for Category #2 of the mobile photo challenge is 'Divine Inspiration'. The image and caption submitted must comply with this theme. Feel free to contact us at Tel: (65) 6304 3762 or Email: events@ibex.sg.

SUBMISSION OF IMAGES FOR THE MOBILE PHOTO CHALLENGE

  1. Entry  to the categories is free.
  2. The images must be submitted in the JPEG format and high resolution.
  3. The images should be in colour.
  4. Simple edits are allowed for the image (cropping, tilt-adjustment, saturation, contrasts etc).
  5. The images should be captured during the Bible Land Tour.
  6. Please do not include any watermarks, identifying marks or signatures to the image.
  7. The image file should be named as such: Full Name_Contact Number (eg. JohnTanJingWei_12345678)
  8. The image must be submitted with a caption of up to 30 words via email to the organiser.
  9. There will be 1 winner for each category and winning entries will be selected by the panel of judges.

GENERAL SUBMISSION RULES

  1. The submission deadline for the images is 23 February 2020.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to the participant within 7 working days once the organiser receives the full submission from the participant (inclusive of the image).
  3. The participant holds the responsibility to submit the correct image via email or WhatsApp. Any failure to submit the image or any other relevant details would void the participant's entry.
  4. Captions copied from other sources and not originating from the participant will be disqualified.
  5. Group/shared submissions are not allowed.
  6. The participant is entirely responsible for all entry-related costs,
  7. The organiser will not be liable for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind or lost or unavailable network connections, which may limit or prohibit an eligible participant's ability to participate in the mobile photo challenge.
  8. The organiser reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any image that does not comply with any of the rules and requirements, even after the entry is submitted.
  9. Each image shall not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.
  10. Each image shall not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
  11. The organiser will not be responsible for any breach of privacy of individuals captured in the images.

JUDGING AND RESULTS

  1. The entries submitted will be evaluated and selected by an appointed panel of judges and their decision is final. No correspondence pertaining to the selection process and decision will be entertained.
  2. Judging of the images will be based on originality, creativity, visual appeal and the extent to which the image captures the essence of the theme.
  3. The judging panel reserves the right not to award the prizes if the images submitted do not meet the requirements stated.
  4. Results of the mobile photo challenge will be announced on 9 March 2020 on the website and social media. All winners consent to the public disclosure of their full names and the results of the mobile photo challenge.
  5. Winners will be notified via email.

PRIZES

  1. Prizes are non-transferrable and non-exchangeable for cash or in kind.
  2. There will be 1 prize per category.
  3. The organiser reserves the right to change or replace the prizes/ and or modify the rules and regulations of the mobile photo challenge as and when necessary, without prior notice.
  4. The organiser shall not be liable for any fault with any of the prizes.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 

  1. By providing your personal information to the organiser, the participant agrees to the usage of his/her personal information by the organiser (in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act) for purposes relevant to the photo mobile challenge.
  2. The organiser will take measures to ensure that the participant's personal information, other than the participant's full name, is not publicly disclosed.
  3. The participant is taken to have allowed and agreed to the public disclosure of his/her full name when the image is uploaded on social media, website or published in publication or other collaterals.

COPYRIGHT/ INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 

  1. Each image submitted must be the original and unpublished work of the participant, who must be its copyright owner.
  2. The participant is responsible for ensuring that the submissions do not infringe the copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party, and would not violate any law (including the Personal Data Protection Act 2012).
  3. The participant shall retain the copyright to the image entered for the mobile photo competition.
  4. By submitting an image for the mobile photo challenge, the participant will be regarded as having granted the organiser the right to use the image in print, broadcast, and/or electronic media without any fee payment, for the purposes of promoting this mobile photo challenge.
  5. Images received by the organiser through the competition will not be used by the organiser for commercial purposes.
  6. For usage of images outside of he aforementioned, the image owner's permission will be sought prior.
  7. Neither the organiser, nor their associates, affiliates or partners, assumes any responsibility for images submitted in violation of the mobile photo challenge rules, or for those which violate copyright regulations. The organiser will investigate claims of copyright infringement to the best of its ability, and will remove and disqualify images that are clearly demonstrated to violate copyright/ mobile photo challenge policies. The organiser will act to maintain the integrity of the mobile photo challenge and its affiliated entries, but is not responsible for any damages resulting from images submitted in violation with rules and regulations.

ACCEPTANCE OF RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. By entering and submitting an image for the mobile photo challenge, the participant will be regarded as having accepted and agreed to be bound by the rules and regulations of the mobile photo challenge.
  2. Any breach of the rules and regulations by the participant will void his/her submission.
  3. While the organiser will exercise due care during the collection, selection and storage of images, it shall not be held liable for any loss, theft or destruction of the images.
  4. The organiser reserves the right to amend any of the rules and regulations without prior notice. Any amendments will be published on the website and it is the participant's responsibility to check the website for any updates.
  5. The participant agrees to indemnify and hold the organiser and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, liabilities (including statutory liability and liability to third parties), penalties, and costs (including without limitation, legal costs on a full indemnity basis), awards, losses and/ or expenses, due to arising out of the participant's submissions.
  6. The organiser shall not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss), damage, personal injury or death in connection with the mobile photo challenge, or any prize, except any liability that cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
  7. The terms and conditions shall be governed by and constructed according to the laws of Singapore.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please read the following FAQs.

GENERAL

If you are a IBEx tour participant, you will be eligible to take part in the mobile photo challenge. However, if you are an employee of IBEx or The Bible Society Singapore, or their immediate family members, you will not be eligible for the mobile photo challenge.
There are two categories: Category #1: #IBEXSTORY Participants are to submit a series of photos taken during the Bible Land Tour that tell a story with relevant caption. (2 - 5 pictures) Category #2: #IBEXCREATE Participants are to submit 1 picture with caption. The theme is 'Divine Inspiration'.
Entry to the mobile photo challenge is free. However, you are responsible for entry-related costs such as internet connection fees, costs of any photo editing software, and costs of photography equipment.
For full submission details, please read our Terms and Conditions. This mobile photo challenge is open to IBEx Tour Participants only and each person is allowed to only submit 1 entry per category.
Can I enter the mobile photo challenge under a nickname?
You may not apply under a nickname. Please use your real full name.
The mobile photo challenge opens on 30 October 2019 and closes on 23 February 2020.  

SUBMISSIONS

Images submitted by a group will be entered under the name of one individual. Should the image win, the individual will receive the award rather than the entire group.
Each person is allowed to only submit 1 entry per category.
Each individual will only be allowed to submit one entry per category.
Category #1 #IBEXSTORY Photo limit: 2 - 5 pictures Category #2 #IBEXCREATE Photo limit: 1 picture
You can submit the photos either by email or WhatsApp. Email: events@ibex.sg WhatsApp: +65 8424 7072 The image file should be named as such: Full Name_Contact Number (eg. JohnTanJingWei_12345678) The image must be submitted with a caption of up to 30 words via email to the organiser.
If, at the time when the mobile photo challenge has closed, a submission is incomplete, it will not be eligible for consideration. Though we make every effort to make contact and to ensure the completion of submission, we are not responsible for incomplete entries. You will receive a confirmation email from us once we have received your complete submission.
The image file submitted should be of high resolution.
You should receive a confirmation email from us. Please check your junk/spam inbox in case the email is directed to the spam folder.
You will not be able to make changes to your entry (i.e. image and caption submitted) after receiving the confirmation email from us. However, if you need to make any changes to your personal details (e.g. contact number, email address), please email us about the changes as soon as possible.
Please do not add any text, signatures or watermarks on the image. However, if the image has a date stamp, it will be accepted.
We accept images that have simple edits (e.g. cropping, tilt-adjustment, saturation, contrasts and exposures).
We only accept images submitted through Email or WhatsApp. Email: events@ibex.sg WhatsApp: +65 8424 7072

USAGE OF IMAGES

Your image will be used for purposes of promoting this mobile photo challenge, or in areas related to the organiser’s work. When your image is used for such purposes, you will be acknowledged accordingly. Your image will not be used for commercial purposes without your approval.
There is no monetary remuneration for the use of your image.

JUDGING AND PRIZES

Winners are chosen by a selected panel of judges. All winning entries must also adhere to the theme and rules.
Judging of the images and/or videos will be based on the following criteria: - Originality and creativity - Artistic/visual appeal - Extent to which the image and/or video captures the essence of the theme
We cannot provide evaluation or advice for any image.
We respect the integrity of the participants and judging is anonymous. Judges will not know the names of the participants.
Results of the mobile photo challenge will be announced on 9 March 2020 on the website and social media. Winners will also be notified by email.
All winners will receive the prize as stated on our website/poster. The organiser reserves the right to change or replace the prizes/ and or modify the rules and regulations of the mobile photo challenge as and when necessary, without prior notice.
Prizes are non-transferrable and non-exchangeable for cash or for any other items.

If you have any other enquiries, please refer to our Terms and Conditions, or contact us Tel: (65) 6304 3762 or Email: events@ibex.sg.