In celebration of the upcoming release of STAR TREK BEYOND in July, Paramount Pictures has announced a contest for fans to win entry into the special event at Paramount on Friday, May 20, where the second trailer will be unveiled.
Participants are being asked to explain in a 50-second video “How you Go Beyond as a Star Trek fan” and why you should attend a Star Trek event in Los Angeles.
The contest will consist of five entry periods, during which 50 winners will be chosen and one from each will be provided airfare to Los Angeles and accommodations.
Entrants are being asked to share their video as a comment on social media.
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 to include the hashtag #StarTrekContest or on Twitter, where you can share your video tagging @startrekmovie and including the hashtag #StarTrekContest.
According to Paramount, the videos will be judged on the following criteria: 10% creativity, 20% originality, 30% clarity and 40% relevance (collectively, “Judging Criteria”). Limit one entry per person per Entry Period; individuals may separately enter each Entry Period.
Entry Period 1: Begins Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:00 AM PST; ends Monday, May 2, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.
Entry Period 2: Begins Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 12:00 AM PST; ends Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.
Entry Period 3: Begins Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12:00 AM PST; ends Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.
Entry Period 4: Begins Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM PST; ends Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.
Entry Period 5: Begins Friday, May 6, 2016 at 12:00 AM PST; ends Friday, May 6 2016 at 11:59 PM PST.
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).
For complete rules, click here.
Directed by Justin Lin, written by Simon Pegg, Doug Jung, Roberto Orci, John D. Payne and Patrick McCay, Star Trek Beyond stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on July 22.