Experience Sunlight Photo Contest

Experience Sunlight Photo Contest Mechanics and Terms and Conditions

MECHANICS: 

  1. Competition is open to any individual 18 years old and above residing in the Philippines. Employees of Sunlight Air as well as their relatives up to the third degree are prohibited from joining this contest. Submitted entries from Sunlight Air employees and relatives will be disqualified immediately. 
  2. How to join:
    • Like, follow, and subscribe to Sunlight Air’s Facebook (facebook.com/experiencesunlight) and Instagram (@experiencesunlight) pages and Youtube channel (bit.ly/3xV2p6s).
    • Submit your favorite vacation photo taken in the Philippines at http://sunlightair.ph/contest. The photo must be in line with any of Sunlight Air’s “Experience Sunlight” themes:
    • Experience the Fun – A theme that encourages contestants to show how travel was able to help them experience an immense amount of fun and create beautiful memories either on their own or with their friends and family.
    • Experience the Thrill – A theme that encourages contestants to send photos of places that they’ve been to for the first time as well as the thrills they felt or experienced during their travels.
    • Experience the Magic – A theme that encourages contestants to submit photos of places and experiences during their travels that allowed their imagination to soar.
    • Experience the Romance – A theme that encourages contestants to showcase photos of how travel helped them create a better bond, memories, and special experiences with their significant other.
    • Experience the Charm – A theme that encourages contestants to submit photos that show how a place’s culture and locales were able to help them appreciate the beauty and charm of their home country much better.
    • At this link, participants must also add their name, address, contact details, and caption alongside their photo that discusses how it falls in line with the theme they’ve chosen. Captions must have the hashtag #ExperienceSunlight and must not exceed 500 characters (including spaces and punctuations).
      • Upon the submission of their entry, contestants will receive an email confirming their entry to the Experience Sunlight Photo Contest.
      • Entries will be sent to Google Forms for safekeeping in the inbox until the end of the submission period.
      • Among the photos received, a set of judges shall pick the Top 50 entries based on the following criteria: 
        • Technical Quality – 40% (Measures the entry’s resolution and quality, format, color, and lighting)
        • Emotional Response – 35% (Measures the emotional appeal, interest, excitement, and empathy)
        • Relevance – 25% (Measures the photo’s adherence to the contestant’s chosen theme)
        • Total % – 100%
      • Submission of entries will be from 8:00 AM on August 1, 2022 to 5:00 PM on October 3, 2022.
      • The Top 50 entries will be announced on October 10, 2022 and will be posted at Sunlight Air’s Facebook page.
      • After the posting of the Top 50 entries on Facebook, Sunlight Air will also encourage the public to react to what they deem as the best entry. 
      • Facebook reaction voting period shall run from the time of posting of Top 50 on October 10, 2022 to 5:00 PM on October 31, 2022. The entry with the highest number of reactions will receive a special award.
      • Another set of judges will rank the Top 10 winners of the Experience Sunlight photo contest from the 50 entries on the November 3, 2022 based on the following criteria:
        • Originality – 15% (Measures how unique an entry is from the others)
        • Artistic Value – 45% (Measures the creativity, visual appeal, creative expression, subject or center of interest, style, and composition)
        • Message – 40% (Measures the storytelling, clarity of expression, impact, and humor of the photo’s accompanying caption)
        • Total % – 100%
      • Winners of the Experience Sunlight photo contest shall be announced on November 14, 2022
  3. Only one (1) entry per entrant will be accepted.
  4. Only vacation/travel photos taken around the Philippines will be accepted.
  5. Only minor enhancements like cropping and lighting adjustments will be allowed. Manipulated, altered, filtered, or collaged photos will not be considered for the contest.
  6. Only photos taken with professional digital cameras or mobile devices shall be considered for the Experience Sunlight Photo Contest. Photos taken with film cameras, fish eye lenses, or stitched panorama shall not be considered.
  7. Entries that include marking such as watermarks, texts, logos, or stickers will not be accepted.
  8. Submitted photos must be in PNG, JPG, or JPEG format
  9. Entrants are responsible for obtaining consent or permission to release and repost photos should another person appear in their submitted photo.
  10. Photos must be original and have not been submitted for other contests. Plagiarized and inappropriate photos shall be disqualified.
  11. Submitted photos must not include copyrighted materials such as artworks or other photos.
  12. Copied or inappropriate captions shall be disqualified.
  13. Upon submission of an entry, a confirmation message will be sent to the registered email of the participant confirming their entry.
  14. In the event of a draw between contestants, the parties involved will both be given special prizes.
  15. Determination of winners shall be witnessed by a representative from DTI.
  16. Winners shall be notified by Sunlight Air through their registered email, and registered mailing address (at winner’s discretion). Winners must reply to the email notification and attach a copy of their valid government-issued ID for verification. Upon receiving their prize via email, winning contestants must reply to the email, confirming that they have received an e-voucher or e-gift certificate.

PRIZES:

Note: Prizes shall only be valid for one year from November 14, 2022 to November 14, 2023

  • One (1) Winner – A 4D3N Travel Bubble Package to SETIR good for four (4) persons inclusive of roundtrip air tickets from Manila to Busuanga, Palawan and vice versa via Sunlight Air, roundtrip land and boat transfers from Busuanga Airport to Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort (SETIR) and vice versa, daily breakfast at SETIR’s Sun Cafe, one-time spa treatment at Sanctuary Spa, one-time lunch or dinner by the beach, F&B voucher worth P4,000, and use of Sunlight Air’s The Lounge in Manila with complimentary pastries and coffee.
  • One (1) Winner – A 4D3N stay at Sunlight Guest Hotel Coron good for two (2) persons inclusive of roundtrip air tickets from Manila to Busuanga, Palawan and vice versa via Sunlight Air, round trip land transfers from Francisco B. Reyes Airport to Sunlight Guest Hotel Coron and vice versa, and daily breakfast.
  • One (1) Winner – Roundtrip tickets to any Sunlight Air destination good for four (4) persons.
  • One (1) Special Award Winner (Highest FB Reactions) – Roundtrip tickets to any Sunlight Air destination good for two (2) persons.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  1. Travel period of ticket prizes is open-dated up to 1 year from the date of the announcement of winners.
  2. Holiday and peak season bookings are not allowed. Advanced booking is required.
  3. Tickets are rebookable up to 3x, valid for 1 year from the original date of booking.
  4. Prizes are non-reroutable, non-transferable and non-convertible to cash.
  5. If a winner resides outside Metro Manila or from other parts of Luzon, Visayas, or Mindanao, transportation to and from Sunlight Air’s The Lounge in Pasay City for claiming prizes or travel shall be shouldered by the winner. Failure to show up on scheduled travel dates will result in forfeiture of the prize. 
  6. Sunlight Air and Sunlight Ecotourism Island Resort will not be held liable for any incidents or expenses related to the prize.
  7. Flights are exclusively chartered by Sunlight Air’s official travel partner, Asia Pacific Travel.
  8. Winners shall be announced on November 14, 2022 at Sunlight Air’s Facebook and Instagram pages. 
  9. Winners shall be notified by Sunlight Air through their registered email, and registered mailing address (at winner’s discretion). Winners must reply to the email notification and attach a copy of their valid government-issued ID for verification. Upon receiving their prize via email, winning contestants must reply to the email, confirming that they have received an e-voucher or e-gift certificate.
  10. Prizes must be claimed within six (6) months from the date of the announcement of winners. Prizes not claimed by May 14, 2023 shall be considered null and void.  
  11. Prizes for the Grand, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and consolation prize winners shall be in the form of e-gift certificates or e-vouchers.
  12. Winners and their companions must be fully-vaccinated or must be allowed to travel for leisure based on the current LGU and IATF travel requirements. 
  13. By participating in the contest, the entrants agree to abide by the rules or Terms & Conditions of this contest. The entrants agree to cooperate in any publicity activities of Sunlight Air relating to the contest and to publicly announce their names and photos. Moreover, the entrants grant Sunlight Air perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, and license to use, repost, or feature photos submitted in the contest.

Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-148282 Series of 2022

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