I HEART Skagway Video Contest

Do you love Skagway? Create a video that tells the story of an amazing adventure, an amazing place or an amazing experience that highlights what you love most about Skagway and submit it for a chance to win!

1st Place:  $300
2nd Place: $150

Here are some of our tips to help your video be a winner in our eyes:

  1. We love FUN. Highlight local area activities in your video. Show us what you do for fun while in Skagway.
  2. We love PEOPLE. We love seeing your favorite part of Skagway, but we love even more seeing your family and friends with you in Skagway.
  3. We love ACTION. Action shots are always the way to go. Just be sure to stabilize yourself so we can clearly see what’s going on in the video.
  4. We love SOUND/MUSIC, but…Please be mindful of the music you use in your video. Because of copyright laws, we cannot post videos with unauthorized music. Be sure to use royalty-free music. Many times, video editing programs such as iMovie provide audio that is copyright-free.
Contest Rules

Contest Rules

Submission Information

  1. Entrants may submit their entries through the online form below (preferred) or mailed to us on a CD or DVD. Please ensure that all materials are labeled with the last name of the entrant.
  2. Contest entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM AK DST April 14, 2017.
  3. Entrants must be 18 years or older.
  4. Entry materials will not be returned.

Video Information

  1. Video submissions should be between one and three minutes.
  2. Please submit video in HD resolution. Although we will accept older SD video (standard definition), your video will look best in HD.
  3. We are able to use just about any format—common video files are .mov, .avi, and .mp4; we also accept professional formats such as AVCHD and others.
  4. Any music or audio within your video submission must be your own original work, or royalty free material that you have obtained a license for, or music that is in the public domain.

SCVB Use

By submitting your video to the Skagway Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) Skagway I HEART Skagway Video Contest, you agree to the following:

  1. Release by the Videographer.
  2. The participant hereby represents and warrants that he/she is the author of all the material submitted to SCVB and shall defend and hold SCVB harmless from any action, claim, loss, damage, liability and/or expense arising from or connected to the infringement of intellectual property rights or copyright with respect to the material submitted.
  3. By registering your video with SCVB, the participant hereby grants SCVB an irrevocable, royalty-free and perpetual license right to use without restriction and reproduce all submitted materials, including without limitation the copying, transmission, distribution and publication for display or promotion purposes.

Other Information

  1. Entries that fail to comply with the rules will be disqualified.
  2. Entries will be disqualified if they are incomplete, late lost, damaged, or are not able to be viewed due to technical error.
  3. SCVB reserves the right to change the Contest Rules as necessary.