Tell us what fishing means to them in 50 words or
Tell us how the VFA could increase female
participation in fishing in 50 words or less;
Submit a picture of
the Entrant fishing by uploading the image via the Survey Monkey questionnaire;
Entrant's contact details where prompted.
Entry is only open to residents of Victoria who are over the age of 18 and are not employees or the immediate family (spouse, sibling, parent or child) of VFA employees.
The Entrant warrants to the VFA that the Entrant is the author of the Entry and that the Entry is not offensive, defamatory, or inflammatory and does not infringe any third party's intellectual property rights or breach any law.
The VFA can disqualify any Entry that it considers, in its sole discretion, breaches the Competition Ts&Cs and can cancel, modify or terminate the Competition without liability if the Competition is interfered with in any way or cannot be conducted as anticipated by the VFA. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the VFA will in its sole discretion, determine the identity of the Entrant.
The Competition opens Friday 15 June 2018 at 12:00am AEST and closes Sunday 1 July 2018 at 11:59pm AEST (Competition Period), only Entries received during the Competition Period will be valid.
Valid Entries will be judged by the VFA at 11:00am on 2 July 2018 at 1 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.
Chance plays no part in winning this Competition. Ten (10) winning Entries will be judged on the originality and creativity of the answers submitted, as determined by the VFA in its absolute discretion (Winners). The VFA's decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered in to.
Winners will be announced on Wednesday 4 July12:00pm AEST. The Winners' names will be published on the Women in Recreational Fishing Facebook Group. Each Winner will then be notified individually by email or telephone within 7 days of the announcement.
Where a Winner fails to accept a Scholarship within 7 days of the VFA sending notification, the VFA can revoke the Scholarship, and may select further winning entries.
Each Winner will receive a Leadership Program Scholarship (Scholarship), comprising:
return economy flights from Melbourne Tullamarine to the Gold Coast for
the Winner only;
Each Scholarship is valued at approximately $1,500 (inc. GST) based on the recommended retail value provided by the supplier(s) at the time of printing. The total Scholarship pool is valued up to $15,000 (inc. GST).
non-transferable, non-exchangeable and cannot be substituted for cash. By accepting
a Scholarship, Winners:
Confirm their availability to travel on 24 July 2018 and 26 July 2018 at
times determined by the VFA; and
agree to any terms
and conditions that apply to their Scholarship, in addition to these
Expenses associated with collecting a Scholarship (including without limitation travel insurance, transfers to and from departure points, spending money, and meals and beverages except in relation to the Gala Dinner are not included in the Scholarship and will be the sole responsibility of the Winner.
The Entrant unconditionally and irrevocably grants the VFA a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free licence to use the Entry (including but not limited to reproducing, publishing, adapting and communicating the whole or any part of the Entry) in publications, promotional and marketing material and on its website to promote the VFA and recreational fishing (the Permitted Use). The Entrant consents to the Entry being used in a manner that would, but for the Entrant consenting to such a use, breach the Entrant's moral rights.
The VFA will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, any consequential or indirect loss), cost or damage, personal injury or death which is suffered (whether or not due to the negligence of any person) in connection with entering this Competition, as a result of the administration of the Competition or in connection with the acceptance of any Scholarship or the cancellation of any part of a Scholarship (to the extent that cancellation is beyond VFA's reasonable control), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (and, if so, that liability is limited to the minimum permitted by law).
The VFA will not charge the Entrant a fee to enter this Competition. Costs associated with accessing the relevant social media platform are the Entrant's responsibility and may vary depending upon the Entrant's internet service provider.
The Competition is governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia and clauses 5, 6 and 11-25 (inclusive) of these Competition Ts&Cs survive the expiry of the Competition Period.
Entrants acknowledge that
the Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or
associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or any other social media platform.
By entering this competition, the Entrant is deemed to have accepted any
relevant terms and conditions of use associated with Facebook, Instagram,
and any other relevant social media platform and to have irrevocably
released Facebook, Instagram, and any social media platform, from any and
all liability in connection with the Competition.
The collection, use and disclosure of personal
information of the Entrant in connection with the Competition is subject
To the extent that the Entrant's entry includes an image capable of being identified as the Entrant's likeness or any other personal information, the Entrant consents to the collection, storage and use of the Entrant's personal information by the Department as part of administering the competition and for the use described in clause 16 above.
The Entrant further agrees that it will not have the right to review or preapprove use of the Entrant's likeness by the Department. The Entrant will not make any claim for payment or fees in relation to the Department's use of the Entrant's likeness and releases the Department, its employees and agents from any liability arising out of such use.
If the Entrant's photo includes images capable of being identified as the likeness of other persons, the consent of each other person (or if the person is under 18 years of age, the consent of their parent or legal guardian) to use of the image in accordance with clauses 24 and 25 is required before the photo is entered in the Competition.