Instagram Photo Contest - Official Contest Rules
Official Contest Rules
#muskokabearwear Instagram Photo Contest.
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN & UNITED STATES RESIDENTS ONLY.
Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada and United States.
CONTEST SUBMISSION AND VOTING PERIODS
The contest submission period begins with photo submissions open on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (ET) to Nov 17, 2014 at 11:59:59 pm ET. Three (3) winners will be selected between Nov 18-23, 2014. The winning photos will be announced on Nov 24 2014.
HOW TO ENTER
No purchase necessary. To enter, entrants must have an Instagram user account. Entrants will be required to post a photo using the required hashtag #muskokabearwear. After posting, the photo will automatically be displayed on a live Instagram feed on http://muskokabearwear.com/pages/instagram-entries
There is no limit as to how many entries one person can submit during the Contest Period. Entries will be rejected if: (a) the photo is not submitted during the Contest Period; or (b) if the Entry does not conform to the specific requirements listed below. Without limitation, Muskoka Bear Wear are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries.
By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees that the Entry complies with all conditions stated in these Rules. The contest parties will bear no legal liability, expressed or implied, regarding the use of the Entry by the contest parties and MUSKOKA BEAR WEAR SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY AN ENTRANT IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT THE ENTRANT HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH THE RULES.
The submitted photo must never have been previously exhibited publicly outside of this Contest or selected as a winner in any other contest. To be eligible for entry in this Contest, the photo must meet the following specific requirements:
- Type: Photo (video will not be accepted)
- Requirement: Must be wearing Muskoka Bear Wear
- Hashtag: #muskokabearwear
- Minimum # of photos submissions per entrant: 1 photo
- Maximum # of photos submissions per entrant: unlimited
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and by interpretation of these Rules by Muskoka Bear Wear, and further warrants and represents that his/her photo:
- is original to him/her and that the entrant has all necessary rights (including, without limitation, consent of the photographer) in and to the photo to enter the Contest.
- does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- does not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence (note: if you cannot obtain the consent of an individual appearing in your photo, then his/her face must be blurred out);
- will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever; and
- is not defamatory, any content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by Muskoka Bear Wear.
By entering the Contest and submitting the photo, each entrant:
- grants to Muskoka Bear Wear, in perpetuity, a world-wide, non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the Entry, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reasons;
- agrees to release and hold harmless the Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action. For greater certainty, Muskoka Bear Wear reserve the right, in its/their sole discretion, to modify edit or remove an Entry, or to request and entrant to modify or edit his or her Entry, if a complaint is received with respect to an Entry, or for any other reason. If such an action is necessary during the voting period, then Muskoka Bear Wear reserve the right, in its/their sole discretion, to reset the vote count associated with the photo to zero.
There will be three (3) “Prizes” available to be won:
1) $100 - Photo with the most LIKES
2) $100 - Our favoruite photo
3) $50 - Runner-up
The prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash (no substitutions).
WINNER SELECTION PROCESS
At the sole discretion of Muskoka Bear Wear, three (3) winners will be selected and announced on Nov 24, 2014.
The winner will be notified by direct message on Instagram. The winner will be asked to email a shipping address send the prize to. If the winner does not reply with a shipping address after three attempts to contact them by direct message on Instagram, they will forfeit the prize and attempts will be make to contact the next random winner.
The contest landing page will then showcase the three winners in a large format.