Photo Contest Hotel Grifone
2nd Edition, 2020
April 2020 – January 2021
Operating methods of the competition, technical rules, Panel, awards
Art. 1 - Photo Contest Hotel Grifone, Sirmione
Hotel Grifone of Sirmione promotes the Photo Contest 2020 , 2nd edition
Art. 2 - Partecipation
The contest is open to everyone who stays minimum one night at Hotel Grifone in Sirmione during the season 2020/2021.
The photographs which participate at the competition must be taken from 3rd April 2020 to 8th january 2021.
The deadline for showing the photos of the contest is on 15th January 2021.
Art.3 - Modality and execution
The participation at the Photo Contest can be only executed following the modalities on the websites www.sirmionehotelgrifone.it
Art. 4 - Costs
The participation is free.
Art. 5 - Topics
• Breakfast at Hotel Grifone: tastes, smell and nuances upon awakening
• Lights and colours at Hotel Grifone, Sirmione
Art. 6 – Technical features of the photos:
• Pictures must not contain any type of white boarders, writings, signatures or logos.
• The description of the photo has to be composed by: author’s surname and name – Title of the photo –date of shooting. Example: “Rossi Mario – Beautiful view of Sirmione from my room – 05.06.2019”
• Each author can participate with a maximum of 15 photo (black&white and/or colour photos)
• It is necessary that participants share their photos on their Facebook and/or Instagram Profiles. The participant has to tag “Meublé Grifone Sirmione” (Profile) or “Meublé Grifone” (Page) on Facebook, and “@hotelgrifonesirmione” on Instagram in his photo in order that it could be well seen by jury.
In case you cannot tag the hotel, follow these simple passages: on facebook, send friend request to “Meublé Grifone Sirmione” and add your “Like” to the page “Meublé Grifone” ; on Instagram, search for “Hotel Grifone Sirmione” and click on “Follow”. Then tag your photos as previously explained.
• Add hashtags #hotelgrifonesirmione #photocontesthotelgrifone to your photos’descriptions to make your pictures more effective.
• Make sure that the privacy of the facebook post is set to "public". Make sure to "follow" @hotelgrifonesirmione on Instagram, so that it can be viewed correctly by the jury.
Art. 7 Awards:
1st Prize: 2 night-stay with breakfast, for two people, in April or June 2021, feast days and high season days excluded. The dates must be decided with the Management.
2nd Prize: 1 night-stay with breakfast, for two people, in 2021, feast days and high season days excluded. The date must be decided with the Management.
3rd Prize: 1 breakfast on the terrace to the lake, for two people, in 2021, feast days excluded. The date must be decided with the Management.
-Every awards are personal and non-transferable. They cannot be cumulated.
-Price-giving: January 2021. The organization will communicate the 3 winners on Hotel Grifone’s Facebook and Instagram Accounts.
- The winning photos and a selection (made by jury) of the best photographs admitted to the contest will be published on Hotel Grifone’s Facebook and Instagram Official Accounts.
Art. 8 – Copyright:
The candidate must declare under his own responsibility about each photo shared and that participates at the Photo Contest :
• That he is the real author of the photo and that he has all the rights relating to it
• The photo does not damage others, it does not betray any right of a third party and does not violate any current regulations.
Art. 9 – Declarations:
• The author declares and guarantees to be the title holder of each moral and patrimonial rights relating to the photo
• In any case the author relieves the organization from all the responsibility, costs and obligations/burden of any nature that might be supported because of the content of the photo.
• The author grants to Hotel Grifone of Sirmione a full-use license, not exclusive, irrevocable, for a permanent period of time and totally free.
Art. 10 - Disqualifications
The lack of respect for the requirements at point n° 8 and 9 implicates the automatic expulsion of the photos. The photos that do not respect for the technical requirements at point n°6 will not be considered valid.
In case the winning participant should cancel his Fb or Instagram account before the prizegiving, the jury will chose another new winner.
Furthermore, potential omissions or inaccuracy in the description of the photo will cause the cancellation of the participation from the contest.
Art. 11 - Panel
The Photo Contest’s panel is composed by: Enza Caccaro and Laurenzia Pellegrini
The panel’s decisions are incontestable and unappealable. The panel has the right of final decision about everything not specified in this Guidelines.
Art. 12 - Publication of the photos
The more deserving photographs shared by participants on their Fb and/or Instagram accounts will be published on Hotel Grifone’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. It is essential that the photos published by participants will be tagged with “Meublé Grifone Sirmione” (profile) or “Meuble Grifone” (page) on fb, and “@hotelgrifonesirmione” on Instagram. The photographs could be published on the official website of Hotel Grifone of Sirmione.
Art. 13 - Comunication
The organization of the Photo Contest will communicate to the participants exclusively through public or private message on Facebook and/or Instagram. In case the winning participant should cancel his Fb or Instagram account before the prizegiving, the panel will not be able to contact the participant.
Art. 15 - Acceptance of Guidelines
The participation in the photo contest implicates the total acceptance of these Guidelines.
For participating to the Photo Contest it is necessary consult the Guidelines available and shown on the Web site of Hotel Grifone, Sirmione www.sirmionehotelgrifone.it , in the section Events