Wedding Of The Year Competition

We would like to invite photographers and newly-wed couples to submit your weddings for the chance to WIN spectacular prizes!

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Our 2016 WA winner Christine Lim Photography

The Bride’s Diary® invites photographers to submit their favourite wedding from 2016/17 for the chance to WIN an advertising package worth over $12,000!

Newlywed couples are also invited to submit their wedding for the chance to WIN a fabulous holiday to Samoa valued at $6,000. Should your wedding be selected as the WINNER then your wedding photographer will WIN an advertising package worth $12,000!

Every state-based winner will automatically go into the NATIONAL WEDDING OF THE YEAR COMPETITION.

The Winning STATE Based Photographer Will Win:

The winning photographer for each the 6 states/regions of The Bride’s Diary will receive the following;

  • Each state/region winning wedding will be featured online at www.bridesdiary.com.au and in print for a full twelve months. (The region/state edition is determined by where the photographer resides/works).
  • 1 x 4 page feature of the winning wedding
  • 1 x Full Page Print Advertisement
  • 1 x Full Page Print Profile
  • 1 x Print Wedding Services Directory Listing
  • 1 x Digital Wedding Services Listing
  • 1 x Digital Review + Gallery of the Winning Wedding
  • 1 x Banner placed next to winning Review and Gallery

*By winning the state based competition, you automatically go into the draw for the chance to be selected as the National wedding of the year winner.

The Winning STATE Based Bride & Groom Will Win:

  • The wedding will be featured online at www.bridesdiary.com.au and in print for a full twelve months. (The region/state edition is determined by where the wedding is located).
  • Up to 10 hard cover copies of The Bride's Diary® edition that their wedding appears in to give to friends and family
  • A fabulous gift basket
  • The chance to win the holiday to Samoa

*By winning the state based competition, you automatically go into the draw for the chance to be selected as the National wedding of the year winner.

The Winning NATIONAL Photographer Will Win:

If you are selected as the National winner you will receive an advertising package will be in the following edition of The Bride's Diary® which will include:

  • 1 x 4 page Real Life Wedding
  • 1 x Double Page Print Advertisement
  • 1 x Full Page Print Profile
  • 1 x Print Wedding Services Directory Listing
  • 1 x Digital Wedding Services Listing
  • 1 x Digital Review + Gallery of the Real Life Wedding
  • 1 x Banner

The Winning NATIONAL Bride & Groom Will Win:

A holiday to Samoa, staying 7 nights in an Over the Water Falé at the beautiful Coconuts Beach Resort & Spa. Valued at over $6,000!

2017 Competition Winners

  • 7 nights accommodation in an Over the Water Fale at Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa for up to 2 persons sharing
  • Complimentary Mini-Bar
  • Airport transfers for arrival & departure
  • Use of kayaks & snorkelling gear
  • The famous Coconuts Meal Deal including full cooked breakfast, lunch, 3-course dinner plus selected beverages at lunch & dinner ( this is the only difference between the 2017 and 2018)

2018 Competition Winners

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in an Over the Water Fale at Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa for up to 2 persons sharing
  • Complimentary Mini-Bar
  • Airport transfers for arrival & departure
  • Use of kayaks & snorkelling gear

ENTER NOW!

Simply download the entry form below and email to competitions@wppublishing.com.au with the subject line 'Wedding of the Year Competition' then submit your images using the link below…

Competition Details

  1. Bride & Groom Terms & Conditions:

    1. Each ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE entitles the bearer to accommodation for 7 nights in an OVER THE WATER FALE and the additional inclusions as outlined; inclusive of local taxes.
    2. No domestic or international travel is included - For flights and transportation call your Travel Agent. Bartercard Tourism cannot book or facilitate in the booking of flights on behalf of Bartercard members. We strongly advise you do not purchase airline tickets until your accommodation is confirmed.
    3. Strictly no changes, substitutions, transfers, reimbursements for any unused portion of the package.
    4. ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE is available for up to 2 persons only. 
    5. Additional rooms, additional persons or additional nights will incur additional charges payable at the time of booking. Additional person offers and additional nights must be requested at time of booking with Bartercard Tourism – they cannot be organized at the resort or after booking has been confirmed.
    6. Bookings are to be made via Bartercard Tourism only.
    7. Bookings are strictly subject to availability and limited packages are available per month.
    8. Available for a consecutive 7 night stay only.
    9. Available for use on new bookings only.
    10. Any additional expenses incurred during your stay must be paid in cash to the resort based on their individual terms and conditions – the resort will request a credit card upon check-in to cover incidentals, room charge etc. Any purchases or incidental expenses incurred at the resort are to be paid in cash only.
    11. Packages are not valid for open cash market retail sale.
    12. Not combinable with any other special offer.
    13. Once the accommodation booking has been confirmed, it is final; it is non-refundable, not transferable and date or venue changes are not permitted. 
    14. Bartercard Tourism provides promotion and marketing support to Bartercard merchant suppliers - in some cases, an additional booking service is provided by the Bartercard Tourism desk for the buyer’s convenience and at the merchant’s request. Bartercard Australia Pty Ltd is not the seller of the products promoted. 
    15. Merchant reserves the right to withdraw offer at any time. 
    16. No travel insurance is included in this offer.  Bartercard and the operator strongly advise you to take out travel insurance to cover unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

    2017 TRAVEL SUMMARY

    Value: $6,255 AUD

    • Entries close on 30th October 2017
    • Valid for travel from 1st November 2017 until 15th December 2018

    Booking Exclusion Dates:

    • 1st July to 21st July 2018
    • 23rd September to 14th October 2018

    Inclusions:

    • 7 nights accommodation in an Over the Water Fale at Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa for up to 2 persons sharing
    • Complimentary Mini-Bar
    • Airport transfers for arrival & departure
    • Use of kayaks & snorkelling gear
    • The famous Coconuts Meal Deal including full cooked breakfast, lunch, 3-course dinner plus selected beverages at lunch & dinner

    2018 TRAVEL SUMMARY
    Value: $6,636 AUD

    • Commencement date of competition is 30th August 2017
    • Entries close on 30th August 2018
    • Valid for travel from 1st September 2018 until 30th September 2019 

    Booking Exclusion Dates:

    • 30th September 2018 to 15th October 2018
    • 20th December 2018 to 15th January 2019
    • 1st to 18th April 2019
    • 1st June to 31st August 2019.

     Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation in an Over the Water Fale at Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa for up to 2 persons sharing
    • Complimentary Mini-Bar
    • Airport transfers for arrival & departure
    • Use of kayaks & snorkelling gear

    Photographer Terms & Conditions:

    1. The photographer must be living/working in Australia.
    2. Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing must have copyright release from both the photographer and the couple, for the full time of the promotion.
    3. The winning wedding of the year will only appear in the region/state edition where the photographer resides/works.
    4. The publication/edition year will also dependent upon the production schedule at the time of the draw.
    5. The competition is open to Australia Wide, however should the winning entry be located in a region a publication is not printed, they will be placed in the best and closest publication for that region.

    General Terms & Conditions:

    1. The winning entry will be decided by the publisher on the dates listed under the State & National competition details at the Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing office - Kangaloon Road, East Kangaloon NSW 2577.
    2. The winning Bride & Groom and/or Photographer will be notified by phone and/or email.
    3. Once verified as the winning entry, names will be announced on www.bridesdiary.com.au/articles/thebridesdiarynews/competitionwinners
    4. To enter simply go to www.bridesdiary.com.au
    5. Trader of this competition is: Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing office located at Kangaloon Road, East Kangaloon NSW 2577 – ABN 40003242779

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