EMBRACE YOUR

#FirstTurnsFetish

Why wait for opening day. Take matters into your own hands. Show us your season opening turns, get creative, and WIN $1000+ of backcountry skiing or splitboarding gear.

It's snowing in them hills. Or maybe not. Either way you've got an overwhelming itch for some turns. Your #FirstTurnsFetish. Why wait for opening day at the resort? Satisfy your craving with some leg power, some skins, and a little creativity. Show us your #FirstTurnsFetish.

How To Enter:

  1. Go skiing or snowboarding this fall, with or without snow. Take an awesome photo or a 15 second video of it.
  2. Instagram your photo/video and tag it @g3gear #FirstTurnsFetish between October 27th and November 21st 2014.

How To Win:

  1. Get the judges attention with a creative entry. Share it. Get some likes to boost your street cred.
  2. G3 will select weekly finalists each week for 4 weeks.
  3. All finalists score swag, and are entered for the grand prize draw.

Rules & Regulations


How To Enter:

  1. Go skiing or snowboarding this fall, with or without snow. Take an awesome photo or a 15 second video of it.
  2. Instagram your photo/video and tag it @g3gear #FirstTurnsFetish between October 27th and November 21st 2014.

How To Win:

  1. Become a finalist by getting the judges attention with a creative entry or a mountain of likes.
  2. G3 will select weekly finalists each week for 4 weeks.
  3. All finalists score swag, and are entered for the grand prize draw.
  4. Two grand prizes are up for grabs – one for skiers, one for snowboarders.

Time Period:

4 weekly rounds, starting each Monday from October 27th, ending Friday November 21st.

# of Entries:

Enter as many times as you like, every week that you want.

Weekly Prizes:

G3 will award the weekly prize winners a selection of G3 logowear/swag. A minimum of 2 winners will be announced weekly, however the number of weekly winners and exact weekly prize contents are at G3's discretion.

Grand Prizes:

Ski Prize – One pair of award-winning G3 Synapse Carbon 101 skis + one pair of Alpinist Climbing Skins. Retail value is $1100 CAD.

Snowboard Prize – One award-winning G3 Black Sheep Carbon Splitboard + one pair of Alpinist Splitboard Climbing Skins. Retail value is $1000 CAD.

No purchase necessary. Purchasing a product does not increase your chance of winning. Prizes are non-refundable, not for trade, and have no cash value. Prizes cannot be exchanged at retail outlets.

Terms & Conditions


G3 Genuine Guide Gear Inc.'s #FirstTurnsFetish marketing campaign provides an opportunity for the public to share images that may then be used within campaign creative material during the campaign period Oct 27th to November 21th, 2014 (the "Campaign Period"), including but not limited to, the campaign website here, video material, advertising and collateral.

To be included in the campaign, G3 Genuine Guide Gear Inc. (G3) is requesting your permission based on the following terms:

  • The video, photographs, and all other images and sounds are called the "Content".
  • For and in consideration of my engagement as a content provider in a G3 photo/video production project (the "Project") I give G3 the right and permission to use, reuse, publish, republish, edit, and otherwise make use of the Content and any derivative works thereof, for any purpose whatever; including the use of any print, web-based, broadcast or other media in conjunction therewith.
  • I represent and warrant that I own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish the Content, and I license to G3 all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication.
  • I hereby grant G3 a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Project, including without limitation for promoting the Project (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.
  • I warrant that the Content does not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, or that I have permission from the rightful owner of the Content or I am otherwise legally entitled to use the Content and to grant G3 all of the license rights granted herein.
  • I have read this Agreement and had the opportunity to obtain independent legal advice about my rights and obligations under this Agreement, before tagging my image with #FirstTurnsFetish, and warrant that I fully understand the contents thereof.

If you would like to take part in this initiative, and agree to the terms above, please tag your Instagram or Twitter images or videos with the following: @G3gear #FirstTurnsFetish

All images that include the @G3gear #FirstTurnsFetish tags may or may not be included in the campaign as directed by G3. Instagram images will be reviewed and added to the campaign website several times a week during the Campaign Period. Images submitted directly to the Campaign website will also be reviewed before being shared publicly.

This campaign is void where prohibited by law.

Winner Announcement:

After November 21st G3 will randomly select a winner out of the group of previously judged and selected finalists. The winner will be contacted via Instagram. If the winner does not respond to the prize notification within 14 days, the prize will be forfeited.

Should you have any questions, please email them to service@genuineguidegear.com.

Prizes

G3 Synapse Carbon 101 Skis + Alpinist Climbing Skins

Big congratulations to @stoneymtnphoto our ski Grand Prize Winner

Value: $1100 CAD

Ride the lightning on the climb. Catch the wave on the descent. The Synapse Carbon 101's full carbon construction and all-mountain dimensions are ready for anything, as deep or high as your legs can take you.

G3 Black Sheep Carbon Splitboard + Alpinist Splitboard Climbing Skins

Big congratulations to @trevordingman our splitboard Grand Prize Winner

Value: $1100 CAD

The award-winning all-mountain slaying Black Sheep Carbon is a full pound lighter than the original. Add the most reliable splitboard climbing skins you can get. You're dialled for some huge days in the backcountry. Less slogging, more lines.

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Ski Grand Prize Winner

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Splitboard Grand Prize Winner

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