Wake Canada in partnership with Rip Curl Canada and Alliance Wake is excited to announce the return of Rip Curl’s The Judgement Video Wake Battle. This year the contest will be open to any individual rider, or crew of any size, and include all disciplines that encompass wake.

Submission Deadline:  August 14th, 2017

The Rules:

Participants: There is no limit to the number of participants in each video. Videos can feature both ‘crews’ or an individual. Participants include wakeboarders, wakeskaters, wakesurfers , videographers, both male and female. All riders must be Canadian citizens. Videographers are not limited to one video.

Submissions: Rip Curl’s The Judgment is open to any team or individual willing to participate, however the organizing team withholds the right to remove videos with explicit or inappropriate content (drug and alcohol use). A total of 10 videos will be selected for the contest by the judging panel.

  • Submissions can be made to mail@alliancewake.com

Please make sure all submissions are password protected Vimeo files available for download. All videos must have bumpers included in their files. Bumpers will be available for download in July.

Music Selection: Royalty free music is encouraged for team edits but not mandatory. Explicit music is not permitted in the form of Strong language; Images of or references to violence, physical, or mental abuse.

Duration: Videos must be 2 – 5 minutes in length

Videos will be judged based on the following:

Judge Panel
The judging panel will be composed of both professional wake athletes as well as professional videographers. Quality of filming, quality of editing, creativity of Riding, Variety of team members, variety of tricks, variety of disciplines (boat, winch, wake park etc.) will be taken into account.

People’s Choice Voting Round: Online Voting Week: Aug 25th – Sept. 1st

The week of August 25th – September 1st will be the exposure round for the people’s choice vote. Exposure is measured in the total amount of votes for each video.  Teams with the highest exposure will receive the people’s choice award.

 Winners will be announced on September 2nd

Prizing break down:
1st place Judging Panel: $2000
Runner Up Judging Panel: $1000
Peoples Choice winner: $1000

Tags: #RipCurlJudgment @wakecanada @alliancewake @RipCurl_Canada