Countdown Calling: 30 Days to Go

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ISA Skullcandy Video Contest heats up as submission period comes to a close on March 30

La Jolla, California, March 1, 2011 – With only 30 days to go until the end of the submission period, your chances are still open to win one of the many prizes in the ISA Skullcandy Video Contest.

The video should answer the question, “What does a better surfing future mean to you?” It is simple and you can do it however you want to. Use a webcam to film yourself, create a slideshow, tell a story, do a short fiction film, etc. You have 90 seconds of artistic freedom.

It is a free video contest and everybody is invited to participate. There’s a total of over 3000 USD in cash and Skullcandy prizes. The top prizes will be awarded to the most-viewed videos and to the ones awarded by the Jury of five editors representing the most prominent online surf websites in the world.  Each winner will receive 0 cash and a 0 Skullcandy prize package.

The first 50 entries will automatically win a Skullcandy prize package. There are still a few slots left, so hurry up and submit your video.

Once your video is done, there are three ways to send it:

1.  Email it as an attachment to news@isasurf.org (if it is smaller than 10 MB)

2.  Upload it to our designated ftp (check instructions and tech recommendations here)

3.  Send it through a file transfer website such as www.mediafire.com, www.yousendit.com, etc.

On April 1 all videos will be uploaded to ISA’s Youtube channel and a views-count process will begin. Tell all your friends to check your video and add as many views as you can.

Winners will be announced on May 30 on www.Skullcandy.com and www.isasurf.org. Good luck!

Jury
Dave Gilovich – Surfline.com – North America

Bruce Boal – SurfersVillage.com-Europe

Alceu Toledo Junior – Waves.com.br – South America

Ben Ey – CoastalWatch.com – Oceania

Steve Pike –wavescape.co.za – Africa

Timeline

February 1 – Submissions period opens

March 30 – Submissions period ends

April 1 – All videos uploaded to Youtube. Begin counting number of Video Views

May 15 – End counting number of Video Views

May 30 – Winners announced

Prizes

* First 50 Registrants- 30 USD Skullcandy prize package

* Best Video Gold – USD 250 and 200 Skullcandy prize package

* Best Video Silver – USD 200 Skullcandy prize package

* Best Video Bronze – USD 100 Skullcandy prize package

* Best Video Copper – USD 50 Skullcandy prize package

* Jury’s Selection Gold – USD 250 and USD 200 Skullcandy prize package

* Jury’s Selection Silver – USD 200 Skullcandy prize package

* Jury’s Selection Bronze – USD 100 Skullcandy prize package

* Jury’s Selection Copper – USD 50 Skullcandy prize package

Find out more here

FAQ

Media contact
Pablo Zanocchi
Media Manager
International Surfing Association
Pablo@isasurf.org

About Skullcandy
Skullcandy designs headphones, mp3 player watches, audio accessories, apparel and other audio-enabled lifestyle products, such as backpacks with built-in speakers and iPod controls. Skullcandy also collaborates with select brands to integrate its audio technology into products from snow helmets to outerwear, apparel, packs and bags. Skullcandy gear is sold worldwide through top retailers and specialty outlets.

About the International Surfing Association
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the World Governing Authority for Surfing. It was originally founded as the International Surfing Federation in 1964 and has been running Open Division World Championships since 1964, Junior World Championships since 1980, and Masters World Championships since 2007. The ISA will hold the first Stand Up Paddle (SUP) World Championship and the first World Bodyboard Championship in 2011.

ISA membership includes the surfing National Governing Bodies of 65 countries on five continents. Its headquarters are located in San Diego, California. It is presided over by Fernando Aguerre (Argentina), first elected President in 1994 in Rio de Janeiro and re-elected seven times since.  The ISA’s three Vice-Presidents are Alan Atkins (Australia), Mike Gerard (USA) and Karín Sierralta (Peru).