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Diamond Cut Video Competition

  • All Day
  • Apr 05-06, 2019
  • Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Got a camera and mad skills? Here’s your chance to go big and get recognized. Submit your short video edit to compete for prizes and the chance to show your edit on the big screen. The top videos from each category will be shown at the Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 5, 2019 at The Chateau at Incline Village.

February 1 to March 22 – Video Submissions
Video submissions will be accepted from February 1 through March 22, 2019. View official rules and details below. Prizes will be awarded to the top submissions in the following categories:
All Mountain – Capture what makes Diamond Peak special with amazing views, steeps, stashes and more!
Terrain Park – Show off some style and class in the new Village Terrain Park and around the hill.
Grom (15 years old & under) – Kids and teens: this is your chance to show off your skills and get noticed.
Viewers’ Choice Award: Audience choice of any entry that did not win one of the other grand prizes. Voting will also be open to the public the week prior to the event.
April 5 – Awards Ceremony & Screening
The top videos from each category (All Mountain, Terrain Park, and Grom/15 & Under) will be shown at the Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 5 at The Chateau.
Doors – 5:30pm • Screening & Awards – 6pm (955 Fairway Blvd.)
Admission – $5 donation & raffle tickets benefit SNC Freeski
Food & Beverages available for purchase
Sponsors & Prizes
The 2019 Diamond Cut Video Compeition is made possible by our presenting sponsor, ROAM Robotics, and other supporting sponsors including: Pisten Bully, Drink Coffee Do Stuff, Garwoods, Tahoe Nevada Love, Alaskan Brewing and more to be announced! If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact [email protected]
Tip & Tricks
Videos that feature Diamond Peak logos or signature views/features will have a better chance of being chosen.
Select music that flows with your video and conveys your vision.
Use creative filming & editing. Avoid repetition.
Edit to the music.
Contest Judging
All submissions are scored based on the same four criteria. Points are awarded on a 1-5 scale (1 being lowest, 5 being best). The Judges scorecards will include the following criteria and verbiage.
1. ENTERTAINMENT VALUE: From beginning to end, were you interested in the storyline and/or footage? On a 1-5 scale, how Entertaining was this edit?
2. CREATIVITY: How well did the team think outside the box and create a unique video? Were there multiple angles and insightful cinematography? Or was everything filmed via helmet cam/ski pole? On 1-5 scale, how would you score the creativity of this edit?
3. TECHNICALITY & STYLE: Are the athletes in control? Do they have good form and style for the type of skiing/riding they are doing? On 1-5 scale, how would you score the Technical level & style of skiing/riding in this edit?
4. OVERALL IMPRESSION: Did this edit get you excited to go skiing/riding? Did the edit make you remember why we all love Diamond Peak? On 1-5 scale how would you score this edit?
Submit your Diamond Cut edit February 1 – March 22.
Entry form requires Team Captain’s name, email, Team Name and category you are competing in (All Mountain, Terrain Park, or Grom), and a phone number for the team captain who should be contacted in case your video is chosen as a finalist.