Rules and Regulations

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Internet access and valid e-mail address required.

This contest is sponsored by Volcom SAS. (“Volcom Stone” and/or “Sponsor”) located at 42 Balgowlah Rd, Balgowlah, NSW, Australia. The Volcom WITP Video Contest (“Contest”) is operated through the Volcom Web Site located currently located at (“Website”). BY ENTERING OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, ALL ENTRANTS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THIS CONTEST.

The Contest is open to individuals from all of Australia and New Zealand. Registration is free. To enter the Contest, Entrant may register by following the entry page on the Volcom site. During the registration process, Entrant will be asked to provide his or her name, physical address, email address, birth date, gender, social media pages, country and division they are entering. Entrant will also be asked to consent to receive promotional emails. Consenting to receive promotional emails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to register or to win a prize.
Entrants are responsible for insuring that all contact information is up-to-date and accurate. Sponsor is not liable for any disputes between collaborators arising under or related to the Contest. Employees of Volcom Australia, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, agents, and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Contest in any manner except as otherwise expressly provided herein (e.g., as non-Entrant individuals judging Entries during specific stages of the Contest) or to win any prize. Misrepresentation of age, upon discovery by Sponsor will disqualify the applicable Entrant(s). Sponsor reserves the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to refuse to allow any individual to participate or continue to participate in the Contest, or to disqualify any individual it suspects to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be in violation of any terms and conditions governing the use of the Website (“Terms of Use”) or any privacy policy governing the submission of information through the Website (“Privacy Policy”); to be in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in bad faith, or in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or to be annoying, abusing, threatening, or harassing any other person. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR TAMPER WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES AS WELL AS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO, DISQUALIFY THE ENTRANT AND SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY RESPONSIBLE PARTICIPANT(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Entrants knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, and therefore assume full responsibility for their participation with the contest.
Entrants acknowledge that Volcom does not provide accident, medical, liability, worker’s compensation insurance or any other insurance for participants.

Contest description:

Volcom WITParts VIDEO CONTEST is a skateboarding competition in which Entrants will showcase their best maneuver “tricks” in their local skate park or streets. 
Entrants have to be the skateboarders themselves submitting their action.
 Entrants will compete by submitting a 1 minute clip of their best skateboarding. Top 3 liked videos from each division and state make it to the final judging round. Final round requires volcoms professional panel to crown overal winners.

There are three divisions to choose from: 15 years old and under, 16 years old and over and Girls.

Entrants in the 15 and under division must be 15 throughout the duration of the event.

Trick videos must be submitted as soon as possible in order to get the most views, likes and feedback from Facebook viewers. Entries occurring during the final week of the event period must still be entered in no case later than 2 weeks before winners are picked.
 One video per skater to be submitted.

Skateboarders must be experienced and ride within their abilities.

Contest Start and End times:

The contest begins on May 1st, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. and ends on June 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. (“End Date”) (“Contest Period”).

During the Contest Period, all Entrants must register online through the Volcom website and follow the instructions to enter the Contest. Submissions will not be considered unless skateboarders have registered.

Videos and content will be referred to as a submission (“Submission”).
By uploading a Submission, all Entrant who created the Submission, agree that the Submission conforms to the Video Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions



Judging And Event Procedures

 Every submission from the start of the contest window until Friday June 30 2015 can be “liked” on Facebook by any Facebook member.
The scoring criteria will include Difficulty, Style and Execution. Every submission will be automatically classified in one order only: most recent submissions first.

b) Judging Panel: The Volcom WITP video contest judging panel will consist of a large academy of individuals who are respected within the skateboarding community. Invitations to participate on this panel will be extended to some people from the skateboard industry, photographers and videographers along with a selection of riders. The panel should be sufficiently large and diverse so as to prevent any manipulation of the results.

c) Judging Methodology: Following the official closure of the contest period, judging members will be expected to use their best efforts to fully review available materials and participate according to the rules and spirit of the event. Judges should refrain from lobbying other judges or otherwise making their votes public prior to the passing of the voting deadline

  1. Judging Criteria and Guidance: The Evaluations Criteria in determining the Volcom WITP contest winners of each division and the Grand Prizes winners are (without any particular order): Style, Difficulty and Execution of the tricks of each entry done during the contest time, based on review of submitted video footage.
The judges will not take into consideration the likes and comments on Facebook.

d) Wildcards: Both supporting sponsors (Vans & Electric) get there choice of one wildcard per sponsor for each division. A representative from each company chooses one entry each per division to receive a wildcard through to Round 2. Wildcard must be chosen from the pool of registered competitors.


Best filmer/edit: $1000 plus a promo pack from Volcom , Vans & Electric.

Best Instagram edit with correct #WITParts and @volcom_oz: $500


16 & Over 1st: All expenses paid trip to the USA to join the Volcom team on a tour through Salt Lake City and Las Vegas where they will shoot a feature article for Slam Skateboard Magazine.

The winner will be featured in the article, along with the tour edit which will be broadcasted from Volcom’s international website. The Winner will also be granted entry into the 2015 WITP Champs held at the BERRICS and have a shot at the 15,000.00 USD prize purse.

16 & Over 2nd: Cash Prize of $1000.00 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors

16 & Over 3rd: Cash Prize of $750.00 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors


Girls 1st: Cash Prize of $1000 +12 month Sponsorship from all the supporting sponsors.

Girls 2nd: Cash Prize of $500 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors

Girls 3rd: Cash Prize of $250 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors


15 & Under 1st: Cash Prize of $1000 +12 month Sponsorship from all the supporting sponsors.

15 & Under 2nd: Cash Prize of $250 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors

15 & Under 3rd: Cash Prize of $250 plus a Promo bag from co sponsors


Volcom WITP video contest winners of each division will be determined on Monday 30th June 2015, and will be contacted by Volcom officials.