Competition Terms and Conditions – FilmFishAus

Competition Terms and Conditions

filmfish pty lty online family FISHING comp RULES


filmfish PTY LTD. (ff) PRESENTS

2021-2122 online family Fishing comp (FF) Draws under NSW Permit No TP/01201



Fishing skill-based prizes are based on length and not weight. For a full list of species go to our website. Catch and release is encouraged but not compulsory. All fish to be entered into the competition are to be photographed on a brag mat/ruler. Fish must be placed on the brag mat as soon as they are caught and must be placed in their natural resting position. .Fish will be measured from nose (mouth closed) to extreme tip of the tail. 


We encourage all fish caught (even if not a target species) to be photographed on an appropriate measuring device & submitted! This will put you in the running for the ‘Any Fish’ category as well as help with the collection of valuable data about our fishery! Our competition is run utilising the SCF research and events smartphone app which collects valuable data on all fish submitted. Each individual photo is analysed for fish health issues such as cloudy eye, skin defects, previous injuries, parasites. Over the past three years SCF has become the largest Citizen Science collector for recreational fishing and with your help will continue to have the most accurate understanding of waterways across Australia. 

Your fishing locations are will never be accessed by FilmFish or SCF and will only be used to provide heat map data to relevant government and environmental bodies. 




All no take zones in Marine Parks are excluded. All competitors are to acquaint themselves with rules and regulations of the Marine Parks within the fishing boundaries and will be liable/responsible for their actions within those Marine Parks. The fishing boundaries are AUSTRALIA WIDE. No areas restricted to public access are allowed.

monthly FISHING TIMES   

The competition will start from 1200 hrs on the first day of the month till 2400 hrs on the last day of the month and repeat every month.

monthly PRIZE LUCKY DRAW    

FF has the right to substitute any prize with one of equal or near equal value. All prize values are based upon recommended retail inc GST. NOTE. Delivery times subject to Covid delays. Entry to the Lucky draw will be given free to each person who is a member of the Filmfish family online fishing comp The Draw will only be available by way of a draw conducted or required by the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing daily at the time specified with the main draw on 4th day of the following month. Note, you do not need to submit fish to be eligible to win the random Boat package. Organisers will ask for proof of identity and age before the allocation of any prize. Main Random Draw will be won via a barrel draw which each entry in their division will be placed inside & drawn out by an independent person. Draw subject to approvals from Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing in each state or territory. Any claimant that is a Junior/Cadet will require the parent / guardian to be available to collect the prize. Any registrations will be placed in the name of a party as directed by the Parent / Guardian. Pickup or delivery, registration and Insurances will be the responsibility of the prize winner. Entrants that breach the rules can have a warning up to disqualification from the fishing based competition depending on the severity of the breach.



FF will not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind. It will be the responsibility of each skipper, crew and entrant whether or not to start or continue the tournament. Due to legal liability requirements each entrant will need to read the acknowledgements on the entry form at briefing time and acknowledge a liability waiver.


The organizing judicators of FF reserve the right to adjudicate as is and if necessary in the event of any dispute. The decision of the judicators is final.


All competitors must comply with NSW boating legislation with particular reference to safety equipment, registration and licensing, safe operation and speed limits. Refer NSW Maritime As the competition will include open waters competitors will need to fully acquaint themselves with bar and sea conditions and make their own decisions as to whether to attempt bar crossings and proceed to sea.


who can enter


Employees, and their immediate families, of the Promoter, contractors or individuals are not eligible to enter this competition. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto spouse, child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent, grandparent, step grandparent, brother, sister, step brother, step sister.

Any entrant who is under the age of 18, as of the date of entry, must obtain the prior permission of their legal parent or guardian over the age of 18 to enter. The parent or guardian may be called to verify their consent and may be required to sign a release at the discretion of the Promoter. The release may also require the entrant's parent or guardian to accept responsibility for the acts and forbearances of the entrant. The release must be completed with the full name, address and telephone number of the entrant's parent or guardian. Failure to provide such proof, particulars or releases will immediately invalidate the entrant's entitlement to any prize, subject to State and Territory legislation.

Open, Close, Draw and Publish dates

The competition commences on 01/07/2021 at 12:01 AM and closes 30/06/2022 at 11:59 PM ('Promotional Period'). All times noted in these Terms and Conditions are local times, based on the location of the Promoter. If any draw date falls on a public holiday, as defined in the state of the Promoter, that draw will be conducted on the next business day. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.




Personal Data collected during registration or the event will not be sold to any organisation or given third party outside the naming sponsors of the event. The only information passed onto the naming sponsors is the name and email address, no other personal data is supplied to other third party organisations. FF stores personal login passwords that have been encrypted and not available to FF officials. Email addresses and phone numbers are required for administration and may be passed onto police and or rescue services. Credit card data collected is not stored by FF, data is passed to transaction response code, payment receipt number, name and address for transaction records. 


The guardian is consenting to the upgrade of cadets or juniors that you select for upgrade in the registration process. We may use your email address or phone number to contact you to verify your consent and must be present for any major draws.


FF is allowed to use photos / video submitted to officials as part of the fish weigh-in or event promotion. Consent is given as part of entry for photos to be taken during the event by FF Officials. Permission is also granted to take photos during the prize giveaways and to allow FF to use these in future promotions.