FRONTGATE’S PET PHOTO CHALLENGE OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER.
- Eligibility: This Contest (the “Frontgate’s Pet Photo Challenge”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including DC, 18 years of age or older. Employees of Frontgate. (“Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, advertising or promotional agencies and members of their families are not eligible to participate. By entering the sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Sponsor on all matters concerning this Sweepstakes. Entry constitutes permission to use entrants” name, screen name, voice, likeness, photograph, quotes or video footage without further permission. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect, faulty or misdirected email transmissions or inaccurate entry of information due to human error, technical malfunction of any network, computer or other equipment or software or any other cause.
- Entry: To enter, submit a photo of your pet with a Frontgate product to: www.frontgate.com/petchallenge and follow the directions on the screen. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET February 23rd. One entry per person/e-mail account per day. On or about February 24, 2015, a panel of judges will choose the top ten entries based on the following criteria: creativity, originality, clarity of photo, use of Frontgate product or products within the photo and theme. The top ten entries will be posted on www.frontgate.com. Voters can vote for their favorite entry. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen by user votes on or about March 4, 2015 11:59PM Eastern time. Should a voter tie occur, the panel of judges will decide the winner based on the original judging criteria.
- One (1) Grand Prize winners will receive: A Frontgate $2,500 gift certificate. One (1) Runner Up winner will receive $1,000 gift certificate. One (1) Third Place winner will receive a $750.00 gift certificate. Seven (7) Fourth place winners will receive $100.00 gift certificate each.
- The total approximate retail value of all prizes to be awarded will be up to: $4,950.00
- Prize winners will be notified by email or phone (eligibility is subject to verification). Any prize winner who cannot be easily contacted from their information on entry form, is found to be ineligible or is not in compliance with these rules will forfeit the prize. Alternate winners may or may not be selected. Frontgate reserves the right to terminate, modify, or suspend the contest if, for any reason, contest is not capable of running as planned because of circumstances or causes which in Frontgate's sole judgment, affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of this contest. All prizes must be claimed by March 19th 2015 or they are forfeited and alternates may or may not be chosen.
- All winners of prizes valued at $600 or more will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and a W-9 Taxpayer Identification Form. Winners must complete these forms within 7 days of receipt before the prizes can be officially awarded. If the documents are not received within the required time period, the prize is forfeited and alternates may or may not be selected.
- General: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and HSN and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Florida and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in the sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Such jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above my not apply to you.
- Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the promotion.
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of this promotion is Frontgate, 5566 West Chester Road, West Chester. Ohio 45069
- Winner’s List: To request name of winner, email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the winners list.