By entering into SMHBA you agree to these terms and conditions.

Competition is open to all.

Voting

  • Voting is done on our social pages, 1 like = 1 vote
  • Voters must like your image/video on OUR social pages. We can not track votes on other social pages
  • Voting can be done on both Instagram & Facebook
  • Voters MUST leave a comment saying why they voted or a review about you in the comments, of the post on OUR social pages for their vote to count
  • All votes are tracked. Our advanced software will remove any fake likes/votes
  • Anyone found to try and buy likes/votes, will be disqualified with no refund, our software is very advanced and will recognise any bought likes/votes
  • Finalists are chosen from the top 10 in votes
  • The Finalists will be sent to a panel of professional judges for the winner and runner up to be chosen
  • Judges are professionals in the industry so the images/videos submitted must be your own

Entering, Images & Videos

  • Images are recommended from different angles or before during and after
  • Images & videos must be good quality/high definition
  • Images & videos must be your own work only and not someone else’s
  • Images & video must be the correct ratio/size
    • Posts (we can cut down posts for you no problem, but these are the recommended sizes)
      • Square & Carousel: 1:1 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1080 pixels
      • Portrait 4:5 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1350 pixels
      • Landscape: 16:9 aspect ratio. 1080 x 608 pixels
    • Reels = 9:16 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1920 pixels
    • IGTV =
      • Portrait: 9:16 aspect ratio. 1080 x 1920 pixels
      • Landscape: 16:9 aspect ratio. 1920 x 1080 pixels
      • IGTV Cover: 1:1.55 aspect ratio. 420 x 654 pixels
  • SMHBA reserve the right to use images on our social pages and website
  • Please note, Facebook don’t allow images and videos in one post, only Instagram. If you upload both images and videos, they will be published on Instagram as post images and videos (not reels) and only the images will be posted to Facebook.

Award Dates 2022

  • Launch 1st October 2021
  • Close 28th Feb 2022
  • Award announcements 25th March 2022

Can I post a hard copy of my entry?

  • No – ALL entries must be submitted online through the website

Can I submit more than one entry under the same account login?

  • Yes, one account can be created for multiple entries including entries for different awards. Please ensure the correct details for the entrant are completed on the form.

If I reach the finalists, is there anything else I need to do?

  • If you reach the finalist stage of your category, you will be contacted by SMHBA directly.

Do I need to complete the online entry form and submit straight away?

  • Yes to complete your entry.

If I win how do I receive my award?

  • Awards will be sent directly to the address given on the application.

Who is responsible for the rules?

  • SMHBA is responsible for the official rules
  • SMHBA has its own terms of use
  • SMHBA is in control of the rules and regulations for the awards
  • Under no circumstances does Instagram or Facebook have any responsibility in SMHBA’s rules and regulations
  • SMHBA will disqualify anyone who has cheated with no refund given. We do not tolerate cheating. This is a fair competition

Can I cancel my nomination?

  • Yes – You can cancel your nomination if it hasn’t been published on our social pages and have a refund.
  • If your images have been published then you can not not have a refund.