Colour Outside The Lines 2019


Would you like to win a trip to Los Angeles for a Paul Mitchell Collaborative Photoshoot?

PLUS a  tour of Paul Mitchell Corporate Headquarters? 

Enter Paul Mitchell® Color Outside the Lines Australia for your chance to win these amazing opportunities.

 

Color Outside The Lines Australia is an Australian based colour competition from the professionals at Paul Mitchell®. We invite you to demonstrate your creativity and professionalism, combining technique, colour choice, cut and style. 


Just like last year the competition will be run completely through INSTAGRAM, making it incredibly easy for you to enter each and every day. 

Only entries received between 7am Wednesday 1st May 2019 AEDT and 11.59pm Saturday June 15th 2019 AEDT will be considered.

Download the full competition guidlines below and start entering today! 



MOODBOARD

PRIZES

• “Color Outside The Lines Australia” Winner’s trophy

• Participation in a special Color Outside The Lines  
  collaborative photo shoot in Los Angeles (LAX)

• Tour of Paul Mitchell’s Corporate Headquarters in
   Los Angeles

• 1 x Economy return airfare to LAX (ex MEL, BNE, SYD)    
  and 4 nights accommodation
• Feature in 365 Salon Group e-newsletter

• Blog post feature on paulmitchellaus.com.au   

• Social media feature on @paulmitchellaus 

• PR Release to Australian hairdressing trade media   

• Paul Mitchell Professional Brush Kit

 

Estimated Value at $5000 (inc GST)

  

 

3 x RUNNERS UP TO RECEIVE:
• “Color Outside The Lines Australia” Runner Up trophy

• Feature in 365 Salon Group e-newsletter

• Blog post feature on Paulmitchellaus.com.au   

• Social media feature on @paulmitchellaus 

• PR Release to Australian hairdressing trade media     

• Paul Mitchell Latest Release Product Pack   

• Paul Mitchell Professional Brush Kit

 

Estimated Value at $1200 (inc GST)

 

 

 

HOW TO ENTER:

1. Review and create an understanding of the mood board supplied.

 

2. Plan your technique, and map out your creative vision.

 

3. Find a model to showcase your entry.

 

4. Secure all rights from the model and any make-up artist, clothes stylist and photographer used to create the image– there is space on your release form for this information to be completed.

 

5. Eligible entries must use only Paul Mitchell® Professional Hair Color, lightening products and styling products to achieve their final look.

 

6. Ensure your photograph is a head and shoulders image of your model, in full colour, with no filters applied and make sure your background is clear of any non Paul Mitchell® products.

 

7. Review the official rules on page 5 and make sure your entry meets all necessary criteria.

 

8. Submit your completed entry by following the below steps:

 

STEP 1: Post your entry to your salon’s
Instagram page

STEP 2: Tag @paulmitchellaus in the photo

STEP 3: Briefly describe the look you have
created in the post copy (wording)

STEP 4: Mention the stylist’s name who has
created the look

STEP 5: Mention that you used @paulmitchellaus Professional Hair Color

STEP 6: In the first comment underneath your copy hashtag #cotlaus

STEP 7: PLUS, add other hashtags relevant to the style you have created

 

(see examples to the right)

 

9. Only entries received between 7am Wednesday 1st May 2019 AEDT and 11.59pm Saturday June 15th 2019 AEDT will be considered.

 

THE COMPETITION PROCESS

STEP 1: SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY

All entries must be posted to Instagram as per the rules on page 5. Please note entries received that do not meet the rules or are received after 11.59pm Saturday June 15th 2019 AEDT, will not be eligible for prizes.


STEP 2: PRELIMINARY JUDGING

Each entry will be judged individually with four national finalists selected. All finalist judging takes place blindly; the judges will not know the names or identities of the entrants during the contest.

• 70% of the marks are attributed to hair colour technique, choice of colour and how the hair colour works with the haircut and style

• 30% of the marks are attributed to overall vision, creativity and interpretation of the mood board.


STEP 3: FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT 

The four finalists will be announced at 8pm on Sunday June 23rd 2019 AEDT via the Paul Mitchell Australia Instagram 

(@paulmitchellaus).


STEP 4: GRAND PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The Grand Prize winner will be announced at 8.30pm Sunday 30th June AEDT via the Paul Mitchell Australia Instagram 

(@paulmitchellaus).

 

OFFICIAL RULES:

• The competition is open to Australian Hairdressers using only Paul Mitchell® Professional Hair Color & Paul Mitchell styling products to create their submission.

• Salons can submit multiple individual entries.

• Each team must consist of one hairdresser and one male or female model. Only the hairdresser whose name is on the entry/ release form can cut, colour and style the models hair and receive the prize.

• Entrants may only use Paul Mitchell® Professional Hair Color, lightening products and styling products to achieve their final look.

• It is the entrants responsibility to perform an allergy alert test prior to colouring the models hair.

• Only colour photographs will be accepted, and your image must not be retouched or filtered in any way.

• Photographs must not display any non Paul Mitchell® products or branding.

• No full-body pictures, must show from the waist up only.

• No hair extensions, hair pieces, wigs permitted or hair ornamentation is allowed.

• All finalists must provide a completed release form upon request to qualify.
Failure to provide this form will disqualify the entrant from being a finalist.

• Photo rights during the competition are reserved for Paul Mitchell®. Upon completion of the competition, all photographs may be used by Paul Mitchell®, Three Six Five Pty Ltd and the entrant.

• All models and stylist participants must be aged 18 or over.

• Entries received after 11.59pm Saturday June 15th 2019 AEDT will be not be considered.

• Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. In the event of a prize being unavailable for any reason Paul Mitchell® reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

• No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error.

• The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

• Any failure to comply with the rules of this competition will render an entry ineligible for prizes.