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#MyFreoStory Video Competition 2017

Terms and conditions–#MyFreoStory 2017 Information on how to enter forms part of these terms and conditions. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entrance into the competition is void where prohibited. The Promoter is City of Fremantle (Fremantle. Be part of the story), Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle WA 6160. T 08 9432 9999. The promotion commences on 23 March 2017 at 5pm (WST) and entries close on 22 May 2017 at 5pm (WST) (the promotional period). No late entries will be accepted. How to enter Entry is open to residents of Australia, aged 13 years and over. Entrants under the age of 18 years must have parental/guardian approval to enter. The parent/guardian of the entrant agrees to these terms and conditions. Parents/guardians may be required by the promoter to enter into a further agreement as evidence of consent to the minor entering the promotion. Employees of the City of Fremantle (promoter) and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. To enter, eligible entrants must, during the promotional period; create a 30 to 60 second video, showcasing their passion for a place, history or story in Fremantle. submit their entry by correctly uploading the video and filling in the competition application form on The entry must be the entrant’s own original work. Multiple entries are permitted. Entrants can only submit one (1) unique video per entry. By entering the promotion, the eligible entrant: warrants that their video is their own original work, does not breach copyright and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person; is responsible for obtaining all footage in accordance with Australian standard filming laws, in particular those relating to filming in public spaces and children; obtain a filming permit from the City of Fremantle in accordance with the City’s standard filming regulations - grants the promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use and modify all media included with the entry without further reference, payment or other compensation through the Fremantle story website and any other media not limited to the competition including the right to display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, store, reformat and sub-licence the competition entry; all music, songs or sounds used must be completely royalty free. Purchased or artist permitted music should be authorised with written and dated proof and be able to be share freely without infringement of copyright under Australian law; consents to their photo, video and their name being made publicly available on the promoter’s website, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter page; and consents to the entry being used by the promoter in accordance with these terms and conditions (and by YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter for promotional purposes in accordance with their respective terms of use). If you choose to submit an entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your mobile or wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities. Incomplete or non-conforming entries will be deemed invalid. Use of a false name, email or contact will disqualify an entry. The promoter reserves the right, at any time, and in its sole discretion to (a) request entrants to provide proof of identity and/or proof of valid entry (b) disqualify any entry that it considers to be illegal, discriminatory, offensive or otherwise inappropriate including entries that include images with reference to alcoholic substances or dangerous behaviour and (c) disqualify any entrant who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions or engaged in any unlawful or other improper conduct or any conduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. Prizes and judging This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winners. There will be 3 prizes: 1 x major prize; $1500 cash cheque 1 x people’s choice prize; $1000 cash cheque 1x best local business story prize; $500 cash cheque Total prize pool is valued AUD $3000 (incl. GST). Judging process Judging will take place at the City of Fremantle between the 23-24 May 2017. The decision of the panel of judges will be final. Major and people’s choice prize 9 entries will be shortlisted and featured on the Fremantle story website competition page. The major prize winner will be decided on by the City of Fremantle. The overall winner will be selected on criteria of visuals, originality, creativity and storytelling. The people’s choice winner will be selected based on the entry with the most votes. Business prize All business videos will be eligible to win the business prize. The entry with the most votes will win the prize. The following criteria will form the judge’s selection of shortlisted entries and major prize winner decision: video aesthetics: quality of image, creative capture and visual desirability, showcasing Fremantle; storytelling and script: the video’s ability to capture the story in Fremantle; titles and credits: correct spelling; should there be a tie for the people’s choice prize the City of Fremantle will have the final decision. The winners will be notified via the email address provided with the entry on the 31 May 2017. Winners announced on the 1 June 2017. If a winner is disqualified in accordance with these terms and conditions or a prize remains unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by the promoter to contact a winner, a winner forfeits the prize and the promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant. The further winner(s), if any, will be notified via email. Redeeming prizes cash prizes will be in the form of a cheque made out to the winner. The cheque will be mailed to the winner within 14 days of the announcement in person. By accepting the prize, a winner (or their parent/guardian if the winner is under 18 years of age) agrees to participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable marketing activities relating to the prize. If the winner of the major prize is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the winner's nominated parent or guardian on the winner’s behalf. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person submitting an entry online, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email account provided to the Promoter or connected to the relevant Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account is registered. The decision of the judges nominated by the promoter is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Winner names and videos may be used and displayed for promotional purposes on the City’s marketing channels and after the prizes have been awarded. General The City of Fremantle is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, garbled or delayed entries or other communications or other technical problems related to entries. The promoter will not accept proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the promotion. If for any reason the promotion is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction or any causes beyond the control of the promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, the promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to take any action that may be available, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion, subject to state regulation. The promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of any goods or services offered as part of the promotion. To the extent permitted by law, the promoter, Dropbox, Wufoo, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (including their respective companies, agencies, officers, employees and agents) are not liable for any loss (including indirect and consequential loss) suffered to person or property by reason of any act or omission (including deliberate or negligent acts or omissions) by the Promoter or its employees or agents, in connection with the arrangement for the supply, or the supply, of goods or services by any person to the prize winners and, where applicable to any persons accompanying the prize winners. This clause does not affect any rights a consumer may have which are unable to be excluded under Australian law. To the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability of the Promoter or its employees or agents for breach of any such rights is limited to the payment of the costs of having the prize supplied again. The entrant’s statutory rights are not affected. The Promoter does not exclude or limit in any way its liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or fraud. Failure of the promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. Promoter reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person it believes has intentionally violated these terms and conditions. Any attempt to deliberately damage the promotion or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by promoter, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of promoter to comply with any provision of these terms and conditions due to; hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of promoter (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these terms and conditions. Promoter reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the promotion or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these terms and conditions) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these terms and conditions). Privacy The promoter collects the entrant's personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this promotion (including but not limited to determining and notifying the winner). If you are not willing for this to occur you cannot participate in the promotion. Entrants consent to the promoter using the entrant's name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter. By entering the promotion, unless otherwise advised, each entrant also agrees that the Promoter may use personal information collected to conduct the Promotion, in any media for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the entrant, including sending the entrant electronic messages. The promoter will hold an entrants’ personal information in a secure manner in accordance with the promoter’s privacy policy (a copy of which can be found on A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to the promoter. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Youtube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. The information an entrant provides will only be used for the purposes outlined in these terms and conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this promotion must be directed to the Promoter and not to Youtube, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. City of Fremantle (Fremantle. Be part of the story)Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle WA 6160T 08 9432 9999

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The Zydecats

Clancy's resident band for the last 20 odd years, The Zydecats play the last Friday of each month! Lead by the great Lucky Oceans, this Louisiana-inspired band of legends still produce one of the best live shows you’ll ever see. Fish Pub Friday is on again! Kids stuff from 4.30pm, traditional jam session from 5.30pm and live music from 8pm!


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Cirquepop | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

Cirquepop is the space where explosive contemporary popculture meets muscular circus manipulations. Experience live music, aerials, acrobatics, contortion and extreme hooping, all from Fremantle’s home-grown youth talent - the Sliders.Directed by Ross Vegas. Asst Director Rachel Collier. Circus WA, Fremantle. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.


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Mario Queen of the Circus | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

This Latin lothario has wooed audiences all over the world with his mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal, fuelled by the arena-rocking anthems of his favourite supergroup, Queen. Expert in both circus artistry and comedy, Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion – you’ll laugh till you swoon. USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

Boucherie Bacul | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

The Bacul family prepare their tasty cuts...but there’s not a joint of meat in sight. These strange Belgian Butchers will try to sell you their morbid merchandise using some very off-the-wall techniques – buyers beware. Served fresh from their mobile food van, this deliciously dark sideshow comedy is not for the feint-hearted. *Parental guidance recommended Pikzpalace, Belgium. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

Romantic Botanic | Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

For thousands of years humans have been developing the art of seduction, but plants have been doing this for millions! Romantic Botanic is an interactive, profound and hilarious look into the plant realm and its relationship with us that blends ancient plant lore, modern botanical science and local environmental knowledge on a charming tour through Fremantle. The Miraculous Theatre Company, United Kingdom. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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He’s been described as a beast on the dance floor and now Snap Boogie brings his high energy, take no prisoners style of multi-disciplinary dance to the streets of Freo. After blowing the minds of both the audience and judges on America’s Got Talent, catch him live before his dreams of a hit Broadway show come true. Rodrigues Entertainment, USA. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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Using classic Dutch bicycles, antique sewing machines and some borrowed people power, these handy ladies will upcycle your clothes in the most imaginative and beautiful ways. Hand in a piece of clothing to be transformed into a work of art right before your eyes or sit back and enjoy the show. The Mobile Sewing Company, Netherlands. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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They came from the not-so-distant past and see the present-day world through somewhat different eyes. They are obsessed with orderliness, trying to tidy up the city, its citizens, and every single thing that they see. They surprise passers-by with their funny behaviour, provoke and make them laugh by creating absurd and surreal situations. Adrian Schvarzstein, Spain/Lithuania. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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Acrobatics, juggling, fire or a crazy act of daring you’ve never seen before? This one-of-a-kind performance is a game of chance where the roll of a dice determines which acts will be part of the show. Internationally renowned for their versatility and relentless energy, these performers give you the power to decide, What’s Next? Quator Stomp, Canada. Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 is a City of Fremantle festival.

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You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a great day out in Freo. There is always something spontaneous happening on the street and many Fremantle activities and events you can enjoy for free. Visit Fremantle during one of the great festivals and experience the buzzing atmosphere of busking, street performers and parades. Call into the museums and see some of the free exhibitions or browse the beautiful art exhibitions in Fremantle’s best galleries and studio’s.