VDL S17 Photo Contest

Posted on February 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm |


Attention all Instagrammers, photogs and shutterbugs! This season, the Vancouver Dodgeball League is putting on a photo contest to give all you players a chance to win some sweet, sweet swag – simply by doing what we all do on the regular: take pictures!

Whether you’re snapping a selfie, capturing some epic dodgeball action shots, or about to eat your favourite homemade dish (spaghetti & dodgeballs?), share the love! Upload a photo portraying a favourite dodgeball moment and share it using the hashtag #loveVDL for a chance to win 2 FREE Pub Night Tickets and 2 FREE VDL t-shirts!

The winner will be decided via peer voting (i.e., Facebook Likes), so spread the word and make sure your love for dodgeball gets noticed!


1. Entry Period

  • Begins: Monday, March 3rd at 12:00pm
  • Ends: Friday, March 14th at 12:00am

2. How to Enter

  • Submit photo by email to mycasas@vdldodgeball.ca
  • Include full name and subject line: “VDL Photo Contest Entry”
  • All entries must be shared using the hashtag #loveVDL
  • Limit ONE photo per person
  • Any photo deemed by VDL to be inappropriate or not suitable for its audience will be disqualified at the sole discretion of VDL.

3. Eligibility

  • Open to all current VDL players and Canadian residents.

4. What We Want to See

  • Personal experiences (What makes dodgeball special to you?)
  • Authentic and genuine moments (Nothing overly staged or phony-looking)
  • Fun and energetic photos full of VDL spirit (Make us want to vote for you!)
  • Current & fresh (Nothing dating back to season 2, please)
  • Unique and creative ways of incorporating dodgeball

5. Photo Requirements

  • High-resolution digital photos (minimum 4.5 megapixels)
  • No combining of multiple photos into one (i.e. collages)
  • No extensive Photoshopping (cropping, colour, tonal or sharpening corrections are permitted)
  • Borders, frames, text or other graphic elements are not permitted

6. Winner Selection

  • Voting begins: Monday, March 17 at 12:00pm
  • Voting ends: Friday, March 28th at 12:00am
  • At the commencement of the voting period, submitted photos will be displayed in a gallery on VDL’s Facebook page.
  • The photo with the most “Likes” wins.
  • Contestants are encouraged to share their photo via social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) to garner attention and Likes for the Photo Contest.
  • The winning entrant will be announced on Monday, March 31st, 2014.
  • Winner name and winning photograph will be published on the VDL website.

6. Prize

  • There is one (1) prize package to be won:
    • 2 Pub Night Tickets for the VDL Pub Night on April 5th, 2014
    • 2 VDL T-Shirts

7. License

  • By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to the Vancouver Dodgeball League, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display on the VDL website; use in social media; publication in promotional materials.


Congratulations to Timothy Lai for sharing the love with his awesome photo!


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