VDL S17 Photo Contest: Playoff Pose!

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 11:59 am |


Playoffs are just around the corner! That means it’s time to put on your best game face and prepare for VDL’s ultimate test of skill. So, get into the spirit and show us your best playoffs pose! Whether it’s your own version of Blue Steel or Haka, we want to see it! Capture your memorable playoffs pose on Instagram with the hashtag #S17VDLPlayoffPose, and compete to win 2 VDL t-shirts and a $25 gift certificate for even more VDL swag.

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


1. Entry Period

  • Begins: Saturday, May 3rd at 12:00 am
  • Ends: Monday, May 12th at 11:59 pm

2. How to Enter

  • Upload your photo to Instagram using hashtag #S17VDLPlayoffPose
  • 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 (E.g., Your BEST Dodgeball Playoff Pose, Your BEST GAME FACE, How you get ready for Playoffs, etc.)
  • 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)

5. Photo Requirements

  • 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. Voting Period & Winner Selection

  • Voting begins: Thursday, May 15th at 12:00 am
  • Voting ends: Wednesday, May 21st at 11:59 pm
  • 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 Thursday, May 22nd, 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 VDL t-Shirts in colours of winner’s choosing
    • $25 gift certificate valid for VDL swag (shirts, balls, water bottles, etc.)

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.

8. Questions?

  • Feel free to contact us at contests@vdldodgeball.ca.


Congratulations to Baron Lam for his stellar playoffs pose!


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