Star Trek Beyond Contest PrizeAs reported back in April, Paramount Studios are to host a special Star Trek Beyond fan event on the 20th May and premiere the second trailer. Today the studio announced the official rules for a video contest, including 5 grand prizes that include airfare and a 2-night hotel stay in LA for the event.

Fifty winners will be picked from video entries on Facebook and Twitter. The competition is open to legal US, UK, Australia or Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) age 21 or older. Contest ends 11:59 pm PST on May 6, 2016.

HOW TO ENTER:

During an individual Entry Period participants must tell us on video “How you Go
Beyond as a Star Trek fan” and why you should attend a Star Trek event in Los Angeles by submitting a video on one of the following social platforms (each a “Social Media Service”):

On Facebook:

Share your video as a comment on the Star Trek Movie Facebook Page (For the US/Canada: www.facebook.com/StarTrekMovie; for Australia: www.facebook.com/startrekAU; and for the United Kingdom: www.facebook.com/startrek.UK) and include the hashtag #StarTrekContest, 50 seconds maximum.

On Twitter:

Share your video and tag @startrekmovie and include the hashtag #StarTrekContest, 50
seconds maximum.

Videos will be judged on the following criteria: 10% creativity, 20% originality, 30% clarity and 40%
relevance (collectively, “Judging Criteria”).

ST Beyond Live LogoPRIZES:

Fifty (50) pairs of tickets to the Fan Event will be awarded for each Entry Period.

Winners acknowledge that the tickets to the Fan Event have no monetary value, and in the event that the Fan Event on May 20, 2016 is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, or a prize winner (and his/her guest) do not attend the Fan Event, such portion of the prize shall be forfeited and no substitution will be provided.

Except for winners of the “Trip Package” (defined below), no travel expenditures, meals or other incidental expenses of any kind are included with the prize. 

One (1) video from each Entry Period shall be judged the best for such Entry Period and that winner will receive a Trip Package to Los Angeles, California. The “Trip Package” shall consist of the following:

• Economy class airfare for two (2) to Los Angeles, California from the commercial airport nearest Winner’s residence;

• Two (2) night’s hotel accommodation – single room/double occupancy in hotel of Sponsor’s choice;

• Two (2) tickets to the Fan Event;

• Taxi reimbursement up to $200 for transportation to and from the airport and hotel;

The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Trip Package is US$3,000 for entrants from United States and Canada, and $4,500 for entrants from Australia and the United Kingdom (accounting for distance of travel, etc).

The official rules can be found here