We can’t have a contest without the fine print… so here are all the details.


Terms & Conditions


Summer Unleashed is a social video and photo competition, capturing content of the Greater Geelong and Bellarine regions, including Moorabool Valley and the Borough of Queenscliffe.  It is an initiative of Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine with support from Ocean Grove Camera and Photo.


The contest starts from Sunday December 1st 2019, through until February 29th 2020. NOTE: Due to COVID-19 this deadline has been extended to June 3rd for the People’s Choice voting mechanic. 


There is no age requirement of entry, however you must be eligible to have a social media profile on either Facebook or Instagram to be qualified.


#SummerUnleashed will use the term “content” to refer to any and all content, video or photos you submit to us. To submit your content to the contest, post it on your Instagram using hashtags #SummerUnleashed

By posting content with #SummerUnleashed it is indicated that the consent, permission to use tagged video and further agreement with these Terms and Conditions is given to Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine. It is also confirmed that Terms and Conditions are fully read and understood.

Entering content into #SummerUnleashed does not guarantee that you will win a prize. The prizes are at the sole discretion of the contest organisers, Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine, and their decision is final.

We accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by any person as a result of submitting content to #SummerUnleashed.


Sponsored category prizes will be awarded by category sponsors. We acknowledge and thank local supplier Ocean Grove Camera and Photo for their support.


You agree you will not submit any content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually, racially, culturally, or ethnically offensive, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, discriminatory or abusive.

Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine reserves the right to delete or reject any content that in its sole discretion deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, in violation of copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. We reserve the right to edit your content for the purposes of promoting the website. We reserve the right to remove and take down your content without notice if any content is in violation of any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement.


In regards to intellectual property, you are fully responsible for the clearance of any music, sound, images or graphics contained in your entry. If any record company or music publisher contacts us about an entry’s music rights, we will refer that company to you so be sure to obtain all the appropriate clearances beforehand.

You remain the copyright owner, however entry to this contest provides Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine granted rights to access this content.  You are authorising us to host, cache and store your content and grant a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual and royalty free right and license to use and distribute your content online.


You indemnify and hold harmless the organisers of #SummerUnleashed from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the content entered.

The contest is not linked to any Social Media Platforms and is not sponsored, supported or organized by such Social Media Platforms in any way. The recipient of the information provided by you is not the operator of the Social Media Platform, but Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine. However, Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine cannot exclude that any information provided by you will be received by the respective Social Media Platform operators. The data privacy terms of the Social Media Platforms apply in this regard.


This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and relating to your submission of content for use in #SummerUnleashed and the subject matter of this agreement supersedes any prior or inconsistent agreements.

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