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Show Us Your Summer!!!!!

Show Us Your Summer!!!!!

It’s time for some contests!

The Westcoast Blogger

We hope that you had a fantastic summer and are enjoying sharing all of your memories with your family and friends.
  
ANNOUNCING:

IN ADDITION TO OUR ANNUAL WESTCOAST CONNECTION / 360° STUDENT TRAVEL PHOTO CONTEST WE HAVE ADDED A “SHOW US YOUR SUMMER” CONTEST. 

Show Us Your Summer
(contest #1) PHOTO CONTEST:

You’re invited to submit photos for our annual brochure photo contest.  There is a prize of $50 for each photo selected for one of our brochures and $100 for the top photo selected by our directors as the #1 traveler photo.  All photo submissions for contest #1 must be on CD-ROM and a minimum of 3.0 mega-pixels. All entrees must be received by August 25th.

Please note: Entries submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.  Photos selected for use on our website are not eligible for prizes.

 (contest #2) “SHOW US YOUR SUMMER” CONTEST:

We know you’ve taken a ton of photos. You may even have some awesome videos too. Now’s your chance to put it all together!

 WE’RE LOOKING FOR THE BEST TRIP RECAP!

Put together a creative montage highlighting your summer experience. Use all of your photos, videos and anything else you’ve acquired. Be creative! Add captions, testimonials, transitions, sounds, music … anything you think will make your final product stand out!

The grand prize winner for contest #2 will get a prize valued at $1,000 ($500 cash and a $500 discount off of a summer 2010 trip)! Second prize will win $250 cash and $250 off of a summer 2010 trip. Third prize will win $100 cash. We will narrow down the selection to the top 5 videos. After that, we will post them to our blog and let YOU decide the winner!

Official Rules of “Show us your Summer” contest:
– Videos will be judged on originality, creativity, most importantly, how they capture the Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel experience. Submissions should not contain inappropriate content.  
– This contest is open to teens who have participated in a summer 2009 Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel program. Each video must be an original and personal creation.
–  Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel reserves the right to modify any submissions for promotional use.
– There is no limit to the length of a video. It should be able to hold the attention of an audience. You may submit multiple entries so long as each entry meets the requirements.
– All videos submitted become property of Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel and can be used in future marketing and promotional material.
– Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel Directors will select five winners. These five videos will be uploaded to the official Westcoast 360° Blog for voting. The winner will be chosen after a period of one week (seven days).
Contest #2 submissions must be received by September 15th.
Videos should be burned to a CD and mailed to:
          Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel
          Photo Contest ATTN: Ira Solomon
          1725 Main Street Suite #215
          Weston, Florida 33326
or
          Westcoast Connection / 360° Student Travel
          Photo Contest ATTN: Ira Solomon
          5585 Monkland Ave. Suite #140
          Montreal, Quebec H4A 1E1
 
We look forward to seeing your amazing photos for contest #1 by August 25th and “Show us your Summer” contest #2 entries by September 15th. 
 
Good Luck!