Join Billabong's photography team

Winner Announced On
August 1, 2013

Calling all photographers!

Billabong are challenging you to submit a photograph that captures their 'Dream in Colours' concept for the chance to photograph at the Billabong Pipe Masters event in Hawaii in December 2013.

The judges are looking for photo submissions that capture Billabong's 'Dream in Colours' concept, the bolder and brighter the better, think vivid splashes of ocean blue and warm sunset pinks.

Feel free to include the text 'Billabong Girls Dream in Colours' within the image.

Billabong produce active lifestyle products, original fashion collections for men and women, technical apparel such as specialist outerwear, state of the art wetsuits and handcrafted surfboards. The culture of surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding and wakeboarding runs deep through Billabong’s DNA.

One winner, chosen by a panel of judges including Billabong's lead photographer, will receive an expenses* paid trip for 3 days to the Billabong Pipe Masters event, staying in Waikiki, Hawaii. In addition, they will also receive:

  • Tickets to the event
  • A chance to spend time with the official photography team
  • $1,000
  • Their winning entry featured across Billabong's website and social media channels

*One ticket - travel and accommodation provided (half board - breakfast and dinner included)

Ten runners up will receive:

  • A feature on Billabong's official social media channels
  • $100 Billabong voucher each


The Billabong Pipe Masters held in December 8-20 2013 is the final stop of the Vans Triple Crown and the final event of the ASP Men's World Tour. An iconic and historic wave, the Banzai Pipleline is often referred to as the best wave on the planet.


We respect the opinion of the public and the highest voted will certainly catch our eye.

The highest voted photographer will receive:
  • A $500 Billabong voucher
  • Exposure across Billabong's website and social media channels
  • Photographs must be submitted in JPEG or PNG (5MB Max)
  • Participants may include 'Billabong Girls Dream in Colours' within their entry
  • Participants should include the hash tag #dreamincolours when sharing their photograph on Twitter
  • To enter, once you have completed your work, use the upload tool below to submit and ensure you include a written summary
  • Photography submitted must be original (meaning not using third party copyright materials) but can be pre-existing or created especially for this opportunity
  • If we have been unable to contact you by August 28th noon GMT, another winner will be selected
  • Please ensure you use the correct email address when entering
  • Once we contact you, you will be expected to provide your passport number, expiration date and date of birth
  • The winning entrant must have a passport and be eligible to travel to the USA. Click here to find out more information
  • The selected winner will be able to be choose the 3 days they would like to attend during the Billabong Pipe Masters event in Hawaii- event dates: December 8 - December 20 2013. (Billabong to cover all travel and accommodation half board expenses)
  • The winner must have a valid ESTA visa to travel to the USA
  • All submissions will feature as part of a global gallery with public voting on Facebook and Twitter. The host and their selected judges will choose the overall winners and the highest voted will be given a prize too. The host may use the winners work as set out within the Creative Invite official rules. The host may use all submitted works in context of the contest. All participants retain ownership of their work unless specially requested by the host to sign over, specific terms of which can be agreed between the host and the participant
  • Inappropriate and harmful submissions will be removed
  • No purchase necessary
Official Rules
It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
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Billabong will select from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
Key Dates
  • Submit By: July 18, 2013 at 12:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: July 18, 2013 at 12:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: July 25, 2013 at 12:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: August 1, 2013