Saturday, January 21, 2012

Colgate Fresh Confidence Your Coolest Ice Breaker Contest

For those who are cool enough then join this dance challenge: Colgate Fresh Confidence Your Coolest Ice Breaker Contest. If you manage to prove you're the coolest you and your partner may win  a Samsung Galaxy Tab each.

This contest is open to  fans of Colgate Fresh confidence.

All you have to do is create a video entry featuring you and a partner to execute the Colgate Icebreaker Handshake just like in the tutorial video. Your video entry should not more than 1 minute.

Guidelines for the Ice Breaker Handshake video entries are as follows:

- Each video must make use of all the steps of the Ice Breaker Handshake as taught in the tutorial video.

- Each video must follow the prescribed entrance and exit of the two Ice Breaker performers as taught in the tutorial video.

- Each video must follow the prescribed framing of the Ice Breaker Handshake performers as well as the stationary camera position as indicated in the tutorial video.

- Only two people (including the Participant) should perform the Ice Breaker Handshake in the video.

- Each video must not exceed 1 minute in length. It should be in mpeg, mov, mp4, avi, or .3gp format and must not exceed 10 MB in size.

- Participants can send in as many creative Icebreaker Handshake videos as they wish within the Submission Periods. Sending of the same video more than once is not allowed. The duplicate video will not be considered as a valid entry.

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Contest Criteria:


There will be three (3) winners per month - 2 video entries and 1 voter.

Video entries will be judged by representatives from Colgate-Palmolive and Y&R based on the following criteria:

Level of Similarity to Ice Breaker Handshake – 40%
Creativity – 40%
Colgate Fresh Confidence Fan Page Fan Votes – 20%

One (1) lucky voter per month will be selected at random. To be eligible, voter must have voted for any of the valid entries for the month.

The two (2) winning Ice Breaker Handshake videos each month will move on to the grand finals.


There will be a total of six (6) videos that will move on to the grand finals (the 2 winning videos per month for 3 months)

The six (6) video entries will be tagged in the “Your Coolest Ice Breaker” Application as finalists wherein fans will get the chance to vote for the best Ice Breaker Handshake.

The video with the most number of votes will be declared as the Grand Champion. There will be five (5) runners-up.

One (1) random voter for each of the six (6) finalists will be selected at random. To be eligible, voter must have voted for any of the six (6) finalists.

Prizes at stake:


Senders of valid video entries will automatically receive P300 worth of gift packs from Colgate-Palmolive.(Note: GC (less than 500) should be valid for a year)

The two (2) winning videos per month will each receive P5,000 (P2,500 per handshake performer in the video) worth of Shopping Gift Certificates. (Note: GC should be valid until fully consumed)

The one (1) lucky voter selected at random will receive P1,000 worth of Shopping Gift Certificates. (Note: GC should be valid until fully consumed)


The Grand Champion Video winner will receive two (2) Samsung Galaxy Tabs 10.1 (1 per person performing the Ice Breaker)

The five (5) Video Runners-up will each receive two (2) Samsung 2View Cameras – ST700 (1 per person performing the Ice Breaker)

The one (1) lucky voter for each of the six (6) video finalists selected at random will receive P1,500 worth of Shopping Gift Certificates.


7 – 23: Submission of entries for the month of November
24 – 30: Online voting
Week of December 5 – Announcement of winners for the month of November
1 – 24: Submission of entries for the month of December
25 – 31: Online voting
January 2012:
Week of January 2 – Announcement of winners for the month of December
1 – 25: Submission of entries for the month of January
26 – 31: Online voting
February 2012:

Week of February 6 – Announcement of winners for the month of January

February 13- 25 – Online voting (Grand Finals)

Week of February 26 – Announcement of Grand Champion and Runners-up

Last day to submit your video is on  January 25, 2012.

For more information about this contest, visit Colgate Fresh Confidence on Facebook. To join the contest, you may jump to the Colgate Ice Breaker App. You may also download the Ice Breaker song/track by clicking this link.

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

ADB My View Asia-Pacific Video Contest on Renewable Energy

Join the ADB My View Asia-Pacific Video Contest and get a chance to win 3000 US dollars! 2nd and 3rd place winners will also get to receive cash prizes. The theme for this year is on renewable energy.

This contest is open to citizens in any of the 67 ADB member countries (Philippines included).

Contest rules and guidelines:


The content of the video must be about renewable energy, energy for all, or another energy-related theme in Asia and the Pacific.
Videos must be 1 - 5 minutes in length.
All video entries must be uploaded to either or
Videos must be submitted between 21 November 2011 and 21 February 2012.
All contestants must register here.

Rules & Conditions (partial)

1. Eligibility: any citizen of any ADB member country*, who is interested in renewable energy can join. Participants must produce and upload a short digital film about renewable energy in Asia and the Pacific, and fill out an online registration form. Employees of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling, child, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin and respective spouses, etc.) and those living in their immediate households, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter the competition or win awards.

2. Deadline for submissions is 21 February 2012.

3. The submitted entry must meet the category outlines as they appear in the competition details.

4. The competition is specifically intended for new films only. Films produced and/or screened prior to 21 November 2011 will not be accepted.

5.  ADB will accept films of any production value including mobile phone and films of any genre, e.g. animation, documentary, drama, experimental, art, testimonial, etc. Judges will take into consideration all aspects of the work when making their decision.

6. Entrants may submit more than one entry but each entry must be submitted on a separate application form.

7. The video must be between 1 minute and 5 minutes long.

8. The stories can be provided in any language. However, entrants are strongly encouraged to include subtitles and a full length script in English, in order to facilitate public outreach and the contest process.
Each video must be the entrant's original work, in its entirety, and must not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any other third party, regardless of country of residence. It is the entrant's responsibility to clear all aspects of copyright - not only video content, but music and other content as well.

9. If in doubt, do not use. If uncleared material is detected in submitted entries, they will be automatically disqualified. Please note that as the entries will be uploaded to YouTube (or on Youku in the People's Republic of China), that YouTube "respects the rights of copyright holders and publishers and requires all users to confirm that they own the copyright or have permission from the copyright holder to upload content."

For complete rules and guidelines, visit the ADB contest mechanics page.

Prizes at stake:

Grand Prize (best overall): US$ 3,000
1st Prize, all categories: US$ 2,000
2nd Prize, all categories: US$ 1000
3rd Prize, all categories: US$ 500


Award winning applications will be selected following pre-selections done in-house by ADB renewable energy and media experts. Final awards and judging will be made by the judging panel of experts.

- expect tougher competition in this international contest.

- ADB reserves the right to disqualify entries based on copyright infringement and intellectual property. As a rule of thumb, if unsure, don't use images, music or videos of other people and integrate it into your video entry.

- videos made before November 21, 2011 are disqualified from the contest.
- Filipino video enthusiasts are welcome to join.
- Deadline for this contest is on February 21, 2012

For more information about this contest, you may visit the ADB My View Contest Site or ADB My VIew on Facebook.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Ensembles Facebook Photo Contest for 2012

If you are dreaming of having a fun vacation this comming summer, you might want to consider joining Ensembles Facebook Photo Contest 2012. If you win, you get an all-expense paid trip to Boracay!

This contest is open to fans of Ensembles on Facebook.

Follow the 5 simple steps:

1. Read the contest mechanics or terms and conditions
2. Like their official Facebook page ( and follow their Twitter Account (
3. Wear and post your fave Ensembles outfit photo on The Ensembles Online Wall and answer this easy question: "Why is this your favorite outfit? (Put in caption)
4. Tell all your friends to be a fan of Ensembles Facebook page to be able to like your photo.
5. The entry with the best answer and most number of likes by the time Ensembles on Facebook announce wins!


Grand Prize - 3 days 2 nights Boracay trip with accomosations and Roundtrip Airfare for two
2 Consolation Prizes - PHP 1,000 worth of Ensembles GC each.

Other conditions:

 The contest will officially start on January 16, 2012 and will end once Ensembles Online reaches 20,000 likes.

- make sure you ask your friends to like the Ensembles Facebook page to get votes. More votes means more chances of winning.

- If you're joining the contest, don't forget to be a follower of Ensembles on Twitter.

For more information on this contest, please visit Ensembles on Facebook.

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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Reader's Digest Your Hopes for 2012 Video Contest

Join Reader's Digest Your Hopes for 2012 Video Contest and get a chance to win a Canon Ixus 115 digital camera. 2nd and 3rd place will also receive gift items from the sponsor.

This contest is open to Asian residents aged 18 and up.

Contest guidelines:

By participating in the contest, each participant fully agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules of Competition:

1. The video submission must be an original, unpublished work that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content, material or element that is owned by a third party or entity apart from the Track. 

2. Submissions must be in English.

3. Your submission must be within three (3) minutes in duration, and saved in one of the following formats: .avi, .mov, .mpg, .mp4, mpeg or .wmv.

4. Entrants may submit multiple entries, but only one prize will be awarded per entrant.

5. It must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, indecent, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the contest.

6. It must not contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party’s publicity, privacy or intellectual property rights; you must have the consent of those whose faces are visible in the video.

7. Participation in the contest constitutes participant’s consent to the Reader's Digest use of participant’s name, video, and opinions for online publishing at

8. The contest is open to residents in Asia and participants must be at least 18 years old at the time of submission.

9. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2012.

10. The top 20 entries will be posted on our website on February 16, 2012.

11. Winners will be selected to receive one of the following prizes: 1 Canon IXUS 115 digital camera, or 2 Easy Gl Diet Cookbooks. Winners may not transfer prize rights nor obtain substitutions or cash redemptions.

- maximum time for your video submission is 3 minutes.
- expect tougher competition since this is open to all Asian residents.
- Deadline is on 11:59 pm on January 31, 2012.

To join or know more about this contest, visit the Reader's Digest video contest site. at Also visit the Reader's Digest Asia on Facebook for more details.

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Friday, January 6, 2012

Canon ImageNation Feast of Black Nazarene Photo Contest 2012

Canon Philippines will hold a photo contest on the Feast of the Black Nazarene for 2012. If you happen to be joining in the festivities, you might want to join this too. Prizes at stake include an  EOS1000D digital camera with an 18-55m lens kit for the DSLR category and  a PowerShot SX230 HS for the point-and-shoot category.

This contest is open to Canon digital camera users only. (If you don't have a Canon digital camera, you can always borrow one from someone you know if you still want to join)

Competition Rules: 

To register, participants will need to send in the following to on or before January 7, 2012, 6:00PM.

Complete Name
Contact Number
Canon Camera to be used in the contest
Scanned Copy of the Waiver Form (To be downloaded from )

All participants are required to submit the copy of the signed waiver. Participants under the age of 18 must ensure that the section on the form has been properly filled out by their guardian.

Only those who will register with complete requirements within the specified date will be eligible to join the photo contest.

There will be two categories for the photo contest
1) DSLR category
2) Point and shoot category

Participants can only join in one category on the event date.

The Canon Photography Contest will be on January 7 to 9, 2012.

The Canon Photography Contest is open to Canon users only.

The theme for the Canon Photography Contest is “Capture the spirit of the feast of Black Nazarene”

The organizers are not responsible for providing any photographic equipment, including cameras, spare batteries, lenses or additional memory cards. All participants are expected to come prepared with their own photographic equipment needs.

Images will only be accepted in JPEG format. No RAW files will be allowed. Images may not be altered by any image editing software. Image size should not be more than 5MB.

Participants can only submit one photo entry

 All entries should be submitted on the Canon booth situated along HIDALGOMEZ Quiapo on January 10, 2012, between 10:00 AM - 4:00PM only. The organizers reserve the right to refuse the photo entry which will be submitted late.

An entry must not bear any name and free from any identifying marks of the photographer/owner on the image/picture area to avoid any hint of bias during judging.

While “nudity” is an art, entries must not, however, show sexual or reproductive organ of the subject, human or animal. Any image that shows sexual act or even suggests an indecent act or pose, offensive to moral standards, is not eligible and therefore disqualified as an entry.

All digital photographs submitted must have been shot on the duration of the celebration of the Feast of Black Nazarene 2012. Those submitting images shot earlier or photos taken by proxies will be disqualified.

Every category must have at least a minimum of ten (10) entries in order to be declared a valid contest.

Should a contest category have less than ten (10) entries, such category shall be declared “NO CONTEST” and all prizes allocated shall revert to the contest organizers.

Criteria for Judging:

-  Creativity in theme interpretation
- Use of color, light and shadows
- Composition of photograph
- Relevance to theme

Winners will be announced on January 13, 2012 and on the Canon website, ClubEOS website and Canon Digital Cameras- Philippines Facebook Fan Page.

Winner will be notified via email and mobile phone or landline.

These rules and regulations/guidelines are formulated to put order in the conduct of the contest. Thus, it is urged that everyone respect, observe and follow this to ensure the smooth and friendly photographic competition.


The winner of the DSLR and compact camera categories will bring home an EOS1000D with an 18-55m lens kit and a PowerShot SX230 HS respectively.

- register first before joining this contest. Send your details along with the completed waiver form to on or before January 7, 2012 6:00 pm.
- Contest runs from January 7, 2012 to January 9, 2012 only.
- Submission of contest entry is on January 10, 2012, between 10:00 AM - 4:00PM only. Submit it via the Canon booth located in HIDALGOMEZ Quiapo.

For complete rules and guidelines, visit the Notes tab on the Canon Philippines Facebook page. Also check out CanonImageNation for the Waiver form.

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