As proud sponsor's of the Australian surfing community, HIF is delighted to announce that the HIF Clip of the Season is back, and this year it's bigger and better than ever before. To be in with a chance to score a whopping $1000, simply snap a video of you (or a friend) in action and submit the clip via the entry process below. The competition is open to all surfing disciplines (including Longboard, SUP, Bodyboard, Kneeboard) and can range from a groms' first wave through to an advanced surfer's giant barrel.
How do I enter?
Simply upload a wave being ridden during winter to Vimeo, Facebook or Instagram and hashtag your home state i.e. #HIFCOTSNSW, #HIFCOTSQLD, #HIFCOTSVIC, #HIFCOTSWA
Complete your surfing states entry form (via the clickable links below)
And share it with your friends - it's that easy!
Did you know that Surfing NSW, Surfing QLD, Surfing VIC and Surfing WA members are also entitled to a huge 12% discount on any level of HIF Hospital and/or Extras cover?
The discount will apply to your policy for the duration of your time as a member of both HIF & your Surfing State, meaning you'll save a massive 12% EVERY year. The discount also applies to all policy types (single, couple or family), meaning you and your family can save heaps on health insurance. To take advantage of this exclusive offer, contact your Surfing State membership rep now to receive your unique discount access code, then log on to our Group Discount Portal
via a desktop or tablet device to get an instant quote at the discounted rate, and join HIF on the spot.
Please note: Proof of membership will be requested once your joining application is processed by HIF.
Competition terms and conditions:
Competition opens on Monday 1 June 2015 at 12 noon (AWST) and final entries must be received by Wednesday 2 September 2015 at 12 noon (AWST).
The wave may be ridden on a shortboard, longboard, bodyboard or stand up paddleboard.
The surfer and the wave ridden must be your state of entry.
Go Pro Selfies are permitted, in which case the surfer must be from the state of entry.
The competition is open to all ages and all levels of ability.
Entrants must include the surfer name and the filmer name.
All videos must be in a file transferable format and the Surfing State will require original video files from competition winners.
All entries must be free of copyright and must be the sole property of the entrant’s
The Surfing State will retain all rights including exclusive copyrights to all video entries received from entrants participating in this competition
Employees of HIF and the Surfing State and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
The winner will receive $1000 in prize money to be shared equally between the surfer and the filmer and the entry go into the National HIF Clip of the Season.
Runner up will also receive entry into the National HIF Clip of the Season. (Dates for the National Clip of the season to be confirmed)
One voter selected at the discretion of the Surfing State and HIF will receive a one-off prize of $250.
Prizes will be awarded to person/s named on the submitted entry.
By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to participate in and co-operate as required by the Surfing State and HIF with all reasonable media requests relating to the prize, including but not limited to, being interviewed and photographed, filmed.
The top 8 clips will be judged by a panel of judges chosen by the Surfing State and HIF. The clips will be judged on skill, difficulty and wow factor. The top 8 clips as judged by the Surfing State and HIF at their discretion will be deemed the finalists. The Surfing State and HIF’s decision will be final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
The top 8 clips will be open to a public vote on Monday 7 September 2015 at 7am and close on Monday 14 September 2015 at 4pm. The clip with the most number of votes will be deemed the winner. The clip with the second number of votes will be deemed runner up.
The Surfing State and HIF reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if there is any suspicion of using fake accounts to increase likes on their post; or if they are deemed in any other way of entering the competition in a way which does not comply with the intent of these rules.
The Surfing State and HIF reserves the right to request the winners to provide proof of identity, proof of their address and proof of their entry in order to claim a prize. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the whole prize and no substitute will be offered.
By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the competition the participants agree to receive marketing and updates from the Surfing State and all personal details will remain confidential and will not be distributed to third parties.