Warren Miller Entertainment, HEAD and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announce the “HEAD to Squaw Video Contest."

Contestants worldwide are encouraged to submit user-generated videos showcasing skiing or snowboarding skills or experience as a cinematographer or editor. Submissions are not limited to ski or snowboard footage. The main goal is to demonstrate and amplify the mountain lifestyle.

The grand prize for this user-generated video contest will include a ski and boot package from HEAD and an invitation to film with WME at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows during the 2016-2017 season. The winning video will also be presented on-screen before every Warren Miller Film Tour screening in 2016.

How it works

Contestants will upload their video to the WME website and can share their entry on social media to gain votes. Voting will be tiered and open to the public until the third and final round. At the end of the third round on Aug. 26, the four videos with the most votes will be put before a panel of judges including Jeremy Jones, JT Holmes, Jonny Moseley and representatives from Warren Miller Entertainment, HEAD and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The panel of judges will select the grand prize winner based on the entrants’ talent either as a cinematographer/editor or as a winter sport athlete. Of the remaining three finalists, the video with the most fan votes will be awarded the Fan’s Choice prize. 

The submission period is from 9 a.m. MST on Monday, March 14 until 5 p.m. MST on Friday, May 20. From here, the various rounds of voting will take place. The rounds are as follows:

VOTING ROUND 1: June 1 – July 1
•    Period of fan voting, where a unique visitor can only vote one time during this period
•    The top 16 videos will advance to the next tier
•    At the end of this period, all vote counts reset to 0

VOTING ROUND 2: July 11 – August 5
•    Second period of fan voting
•    The top 8 videos will advance to the next tier 
•    At the end of this period, all vote counts reset to 0

VOTING ROUND 3: August 9 – August 26
•    Third period of fan voting
•    At the end of this period, the top 4 videos will be brought before the panel of judges and a winner will be chosen. 

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