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Australian Macadamias Photo Competition and Instameet at Sample Food Festival 2018

Australian Macadamias Photo Competition and Instameet at Sample Food Festival 2018

1 August 2018

Calling all budding photographers and Instagrammers!

Sample Food Festival is the premier food event of Northern NSW. The festival takes place on the 1st Saturday of each September at Bangalow Showgrounds, in the heart of macadamia country. Australian Macadamias has been involved in this festival since it began in 2011 and this year it’s set to be bigger and better than ever!

Australian Macadamias invite you to capture some macadamia inspired photos from Sample Food Festival 2018 for your chance to win $1,000 cash!

This year, entries for the Australian Macadamias photo competition can include snaps from all or any of the delicious Sample Food Festival events - from the Le Cordon Bleu Australia photography workshops to the festival lunch and fab ladies wine soiree… and of course the main festival itself at the Bangalow Showgrounds. Entry is simple, just capture some amazing macadamia inspired photos and share them on your public social media account with the hashtag #AusMacadamias for your chance to win!

Entries open: 6.00am Thursday 30 August 2018

Entries close: 11.59pm Sunday 2 September 2018

PLUS join in on the third annual #AusMacadamias Instameet at 10am Saturday 1st September in the Centre Ring at Sample Food Festival. Meet guest chef Shannon Bennett plus other local and visiting Instagrammers and sample some delicious fresh macadamias amongst new friends!


Australian Macadamias Instameet 2018

Australian Macadamias Instameet - details

The Australian Macadamias Instameet is a free meeting for any person attending Sample Food Festival 2018 who has a public Instagram account.

Locals and visitors are encouraged to attend to meet other Instagrammers and to sample a range of macadamia nut products.

The Instameet will run for approximately one (1) hour from 10am on Saturday 1st September in the Centre Ring of the Bangalow Showgrounds.

You can pre-register to attend the Instameet to secure a macadamia goodie bag. Please pre-register by emailing social@australian-macadamias.org

Australian Macadamias looks forward to meeting many macadamia fans at Sample food Festival. Don’t forget to hashtag your macadamia photos with #AusMacadamias to enter!

Follow Australian Macadamias on;

Instagram: http://instagram.com/ausmacadamias

Twitter: http://twitter.com/ausmacadamias

Facebook: http://facebook.com/australianmacadamias

Australian Macadamias Photo Competition at Sample Food Festival 2018

Australian Macadamias Photo Competition - details

The judges are looking for images that incorporate the photographer’s skill and style to showcase the uniqueness and versatility of macadamia nuts.

You may portray any aspect of macadamias. This includes, but is not limited to:

- showcasing the people who eat macadamias

- physical feelings invoked when eating or cracking macadamias

- macadamias as a creative food ingredient

- macadamias as a pure nut

- macadamias in other forms such as oil, butter, pieces, chocolate etc.

The image must show a reference to a macadamia nut.

References can be subtle or in a more obvious manner.

You can enter as many times as you like. Images may be colour or black and white. Images can be landscape, portrait or square format.

The image needs to be submitted via a public Instagram or Twitter account via a post with the hashtag #AusMacadamias (Instagram stories will not be considered).

The image must be both shot and published within the ‘entries open’ and ‘entries close’ date and time of; Entries open: 6.00am Thursday 30 August 2018. Entries close: 11.59pm Sunday 2 September 2018.

Images can be edited as you see fit.

Images submitted may be reposted with full credit by Australian Macadamias across any of their digital platforms however the photographer will retain full rights to all and any images submitted.

There will be one winner who will receive AUD $1000.

More competition terms and conditions below.


Australian Macadamias Photo Competition Terms and Conditions 

All information on how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

This competition is run by the Australian Macadamia Society LTD ABN 19 010 689 415 Suite 1,113 Dawson Street LISMORE NSW 2480

Australian Macadamia Society (AMS)

The AMS reserves the right at any time to disqualify any individual who the AMS reasonably believes has breached any of the terms and conditions or engaged in any unlawful or other improper conduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the competition.


1.1 The one (1) winner will receive AUD $1000 via a bank transfer.

1.2 If the winner does not reply to correspondence to redeem the prize at the time stipulated by the AMS (within 72 hours of the competition closing) then the prize will be forfeited by the winner.

2.1 You must submit your entry between 6.00am Thursday 30th August 2018 and 11.59pm Sunday 2nd September 2018

2.2 Your entry must meet the specifications and format as set out on this webpage

2.3 Winners will be notified by direct message via the social media channel they entered on.

Copyright and moral rights

3.1 You grant the AMS the right to:

3.1.1 Repost any images submitted on any Australian Macadamias digital platforms however the photographer will retain full rights to all and any images submitted and full credit will be given to the photographer each and any time the image is posted.

4.1 General

4.1.1 You may submit as many entries to the competition as you like.

4.1.2 Employees of the AMS and their immediate families are ineligible to enter the exhibition.

4.1.3 The AMS may cancel or vary the photography competition at any time. The AMS will not be responsible for any loss or costs incurred by you in relation to such cancellation or variation.

4.1.4 By entering the competition, you release the AMS from, and indemnify the AMS against all liability, loss, damage or injury arising from or in connection with this competition or prize.


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