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Nikon + Princess Cruises: Places To Sea Contest for USA & District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, & Taiwan: Submit Your “Best Destination/Vacation Memory” Photos, Descriptions & Entry Forms before 11:59:59 pm PT on Sept.14 & Dec.14, 2016, March 14, 2017

Princess Cruises invites you to enter their Places To Sea Contest.

Share Your #PlacesToSea

We’re on the hunt for amazing photos taken by amateur photographers like you. What places left you awestruck? Did you capture an iconic landmark such as the Acropolis of Athens or a beautiful landscape in New Zealand, Hawaii or Alaska? Or maybe you happened to catch that perfect sunset from your balcony. Each quarter, the entrant with the most inspiring photo will win a free cruise for two – plus 3 runner-ups will win prizes from Nikon. Send us your very best vacation photos and you can become part of our come back new story!

Eligibility:

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
  • The Contest is open to all residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, The United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited.
  • “Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of winner.”

The remaining entry periods are as follows:

Entry Period Number

Entry Period Start Time/Date

Entry Period End Time/Date

Entry Period Approximate Judging Date

Approximate Winner Notification Date for Entry Period

 

 

 

 

2

June 15, 2016 at 12:00:00 am PT

September 14, 2016 at 11:59:59 pm PT

September 15- 30, 2016

October 1, 2016

3

September 15, 2016 at 12:00:00 am PT

December 14, 2016 at 11:59:59 pm PT

December 15- 31, 2016

January 2, 2017

4

December 15, 2016 at 12:00:00 am PT

March 14, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm PT

March 15-31, 2017

April 1, 2017

  • All entries must be received by the end time/date of the Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding Entry’s Period’s judging, and in no situation will entries be eligible for Contest if they are submitted later than March 14, 2017 at 11:59:59 pm PT.

Prizes:

The following prizes will be available for each Entry Period:

  • GRAND PRIZE (1 per Entry Period, 4 total Grand Prize winners). The one (1) verified Grand Prize winner (“Winner”) from each Entry Period will be eligible to choose one (1) up to 7-day cruise (“Cruise”), from a list of available Cruises provided by Sponsor, for Grand Prize winner and one (1) guest, sharing accommodations of one (1) double occupancy balcony stateroom (”Grand Prize”) with maximum approximate retail value (“ARV”) $4,388 USD / $5,899.27 CAD / $3,118.80 GBP / $6,022.88 AUD / $6,606.44 NZD.
  • TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE POINT OF EMBARKMENT/DISEMBARKMENT FOR EITHER CRUISE IS NOT INCLUDED.
  • TOTAL ARV OF THE GRAND PRIZE: Up to $17,552USD / $ 23,599.54 CAD / $12,473.88 GBP / $24,092.35 AUD / $26,425.78 NZD depending on airfare and Cruise selected by Grand Prize Winner. Actual value of trip may vary based on selection of Cruise, point of departure and airfare fluctuations. Any difference between stated approximate retail value and actual value of prize will not be awarded.

The following video presents Nikon D5500: Product Tour:
Get in touch with your creativity with the all-new D5500. Packed with innovative features including a touch screen vari-angle LCD monitor, the compact DX-format camera empowers you to follow your instincts without limits.

Nikon D5500 with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit ."The Nikon D5500 is a compact DSLR capable of inspiring a new level of creativity. From the moment you flip the touchscreen Vari-angle display and capture an ultra-sharp 24.2-megapixel photo, you'll begin to see your photography in a new light."

Nikon D5500 with 18-55mm VR II Lens Kit. “The Nikon D5500 is a compact DSLR capable of inspiring a new level of creativity. From the moment you flip the touchscreen Vari-angle display and capture an ultra-sharp 24.2-megapixel photo, you’ll begin to see your photography in a new light.”

  • FIRST PLACE PRIZE (1 per Entry Period, 4 total First Place winners). The one (1) verified First Place Prize winner (“Winner”) from each Entry Period will receive one (1) Nikon D5500 DSLR camera/Nikkor 18-55mm VR II lens. ARV of each First Place Prize: $999.95 USD / $1,344.48 CAD / $710.60 GBP / $1,372.14 AUD ./ $1,505.61 NZD
Nikon COOLPIX P7800. "The Nikon COOLPIX P7800 is a 12.2 MP advanced performance compact digital camera with a 7.1x optical zoom, and the ability to shoot still images including RAW files, and Full HD 1080p video."

Nikon COOLPIX P7800. “The Nikon COOLPIX P7800 is a 12.2 MP advanced performance compact digital camera with a 7.1x optical zoom, and the ability to shoot still images including RAW files, and Full HD 1080p video.”

  • SECOND PLACE PRIZE (1 per Entry Period, 4 total Second Place winners). The one (1) verified Second Place Prize winner (“Winner”) from each Entry Period will receive one (1) Nikon Coolpix P7800 camera. ARV of each Second Place Prize: $549.95 USD / $739.53 CAD / $390.88 GBP / $754.65 AUD / $828.05 NZD.
  • THIRD PLACE PRIZE (1 per Entry Period, 4 total Third Place winners). The one (1) verified Third Place Prize winner (“Winner”) from each Entry Period will receive one (1) Nikon gift pack containing one (1) of each of the following Nikon branded items: a baseball hat, a sling bag, a pen, a memory card wallet, a mini flashlight, and a yellow jacket in size large. ARV of each Third Place Prize: $95 USD / $127.75 CAD / $67.52 GBP / $130.36 AUD / $142.95 NZD.
  • Total ARV of all Sweepstakes Prizes: $19,196.90 USD / $25,814.17CAD / $13,645.11GBP / $26,326.33AUD / $ 28,887.07NZD.
    “THE DSLR CAMERA BODIES AND COOLPIX CAMERAS PROVIDED BY NIKON INC. TO BE AWARDED AS PRIZES CONTAIN SOLELY A UNITED STATES LIMITED WARRANTY. THE PRIZE CAMERAS MUST BE SHIPPED TO NIKON INC.’S SERVICE STATION LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE.”

Entry:

  • Upload a photo from your computer or pull in a photo from Facebook.
  • Enter the contest at https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/ (English) / https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/fr (French).
  • Enter the Contest either:
    ONLINE: by accessing the Princess Cruises website located at www.princess.com/photocontest (English pdf) / www.princess.com/photocontest (French pdf) (the “Website”) and completing the electronic drop down entry form (which includes for entrant’s name, e-mail address, phone number, country of residence and such other information as Sponsor may require) and submitting one (1) original photo (each a “Photo”) which captures the Theme (as described and defined at https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/en-us/Rules (English pdf) / https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/fr/Rules (French pdf) ) accompanied by a brief description no more than 140 characters for the Photo that includes the destination, ship name and port of call, if applicable, to receive one (1) entry into the corresponding Entry Period; or
    Theme – Sponsor requires a photo that is original, creative, captures the theme “best destination/vacation memory” (“Theme”) whether onboard a Princess Cruises ship or of a destination and a high quality resolution (collectively “Submission”).
  • Entrant will receive one (1) entry into the Contest for each substantially different Photo submitted, as determined by Sponsor (“Entry”), limit: five (5) Photos per Entry Period, regardless of which entry method is used to submit such photos.
  • All Entrants must have a valid e-mail address.
  • Non- winning Entries from one Entry Period will not roll in to subsequent Entry Periods.

Judging:

  • All eligible Photos from each Entry Period will be judged on or around the date set forth in the chart at https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/en-us/Rules (English pdf) / https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/fr/Rules (French pdf) based on the following judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”) to determine the potential prize winner for each Entry Period:
    a.) Best captures destination/vacation memory (0 to 40 points);
    b.) Creativity/Originality/Style (0 to 30 points); and
    c.) Visual Impression/Photo Quality/Resolution (0 to 30 points).
  • The eligible Submission from each Entry Period with the highest total score amongst all judging criteria will be deemed the potential Grand Prize Winner for such Entry Period, subject to verification.
  • The eligible Submission from each Entry Period with the second highest total score amongst all judging criteria will be deemed the potential First Place Prize Winner for such Entry Period, subject to verification.
  • The eligible Submission from each Entry Period with the third highest total score amongst all judging criteria will be deemed the potential Second Place Prize Winner for such Entry Period, subject to verification.
  • The eligible Submission from each Entry Period with the fourth highest total score amongst all judging criteria will be deemed the potential Third Place Prize Winner for such Entry Period, subject to verification.
  • The judging of Entries will be conducted under the supervision of a representative of Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding in all respects relating to the selection of the Prize Winners. In the event of a tie for any level winner for any Entry Period, the tied Entrants will be re-judged by an additional judge from Sponsor who will serve as a tie-breaker using the same criteria as outlined herein.

….Winner acknowledges and agrees that submission of a Photo grants Sponsor and its agents a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license and right to publish, use, edit and adapt the Photo in any way, in any and all media, without consideration to the Entrant, except where prohibited by law. Further, to the extent Entrant may have moral rights in the Submission submitted, he/she hereby waives all such moral rights in favor of Sponsor unless the winner is an Australian resident, in which case the Winner consents to the Sponsor and its agents doing (or omitting to do) any acts in respect of the Submission which may otherwise constitute an infringement of the Winner’s moral rights….

By submitting a Photo, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, that Sponsor is free to disclose or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Photo on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you. Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen entries prior to posting them to the website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Photo you submit. Winner’s name and/or Facebook username/account name may be published with the submission.

BY SUBMITTING A SUBMISSION, POTENTIAL ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER SUBMISSION MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.

Making a Submission grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Submission in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the entrant. By submitting a Submission, the entrant consents to the Sponsor and its agents doing (or omitting to do) any acts which may otherwise constitute an infringement of the entrant’s moral rights…..

By accepting a prize, the Winner agrees that his/her Submission will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then the winner irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all of his/her right, title and interest in and to his/her Submission, including all but not limited to all copyright and trademark rights which he or she may have, in the United States and worldwide, therein, for consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged. Winner hereby waives in favor of Sponsor, all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any similar rights or principles of law that winner may now or later have to their Submission. If the winner is an Australian resident, the Winner consents to the Sponsor doing or omitting to do any acts to his/her Submission which may otherwise constitute an infringement of the Winners moral rights. Sponsor reserves the right to alter, change or modify the winning Submission, in its sole discretion. Upon request of Sponsor, winner shall execute and deliver such additional instrument of assignment, as may be solely deemed by Sponsor, reasonably necessary to establish the ownership of record of the right, title and interest in and to the Submission and of the copyrights transferred and “Moral Rights of Authors” waived/consented to under these Official Rules. Should Sponsor fail to request the said assignment as stated, that shall not be deemed a waiver of Sponsor’s rights and Sponsor may at a later time request the assignment….

….This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. Please see the privacy policy located at http://www.princess.com/legal/legal_privacy/index.jsp for details of Sponsor’s policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Contest….

Please read the complete Official Rules at https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/en-us/Rules (English pdf) or https://princesscruises.prizelogic.com/fr/Rules (French pdf).

Sponsor: Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. and Princess Cruise Lines, Ltd. (Corp.), 24305 Town Center Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.

Good Luck! / Bonne chance!

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