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Official Rules Photo Contest 2024

 

1. Eligibility

The Big Timber Photo Contest (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (the “Territory”) who are 18 years of age or older and located in the Territory at the time of entry. Big Timber (“Sponsor”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, retailers, sales representatives, dealers, distributors, licensees, and the advertising, fulfillment, judging, and Promotion agencies involved in the development and administration of this Promotion and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and their immediate family members and persons living in the same households of each (whether related or not) are not eligible—void elsewhere and where prohibited by law.

 

2. Promotion Period

The Promotion begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on June 01, 2024, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on June 1, 2024 (the “Promotion Period”).

 

3. How to Enter

a. Review Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit https://bigtimberstructures.com/ (the “Websites”), locate the online official review form. Follow the on-screen directions, complete all required fields, and click submit to enter. Once your review is received by Sponsor and determined to comply with these Official Rules, you will receive one (1) entry (“Entry”) into the drawing for each review submission containing a text review and three (3) entries into the drawing for each review submission containing a text review and a photo of your Big Timber Structure. The Sponsor will modify Review Entries to include a disclaimer that the review was written in return for entering the sweepstakes. Review Entries must follow the submission requirements below, or they will be disqualified. All Entries are subject to review by the Sponsor before or after posting online. By uploading your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to the submission requirements set forth below and agree that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Entry and disqualify you from the Promotion at any time if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to the submission requirements or is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. LIMIT ONE (1) REVIEW SUBMISSION PER PERSON/E-MAIL ADDRESS/PRODUCT

b. Mail-in Entry: To enter the Promotion by mail during the Promotion Period, hand print (in the following order) your full name, complete street address, daytime telephone number, e-mail address and birth date, on a standard 4″ x 6″ postcard (with no outer envelope) and mail it to Photo Contest Sweepstakes, 3841 South Interstate-35E Waxahachie TX, 75165. You will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion for each postcard received. Postcards must be received by June 30, 2024. All mail-in entries must be legibly handwritten (including addressing), mailed separately with no outer envelope and have sufficient postage. TOTAL LIMIT OF TWO (2) ENTRIES PER PERSON/E-MAIL ADDRESS REGARDLESS OF ENTRY METHOD. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. Entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, not received, or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules will not be entered into the Promotion. Entries made by facsimile, third-party entry service, automated means, or any other manner not explicitly allowed under these Official Rules will not be entered into the Promotion and may result in disqualification. You are not a winner until your prize claim is validated and you receive official written notification from the Sponsor or the Promotion Administrator.

 

4. Conditions of Review Submission

a. Submission Guidelines:

  1. The Entry submitted must be the entrant’s original creation alone; modifying, enhancing or altering a third party’s preexisting work does not qualify as an entrant’s original creation.
  2. The Entry must feature a review and reflect your findings, beliefs, experiences or opinions regarding the product.
  3. Videos and photos may be uploaded for additional entries but are not required (Refer to section 3. “How to enter” for details).
  4. All Entries must be in English.

b. Additional Conditions of Submission:

In their sole opinion, any Entry Sponsor determines to be inappropriate for publication or inclusion in this Promotion or dishonest will not be considered or displayed (if such determination is made before posting), and the corresponding entrant will be disqualified. If such a finding is made after an Entry was posted, the Entry will be removed as soon as is practicable, and the entrant will be disqualified.

Entry cannot in the opinion of the Sponsor:

By submitting an Entry, each entrant represents and warrants that:

Each entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Promotion Parties from any claims to the contrary.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, THE ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THEIR ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON THE SPONSOR’S WEBSITES AND/OR USED FOR MARKETING PURPOSES, AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Posting an Entry does not indicate that the Entry has won a prize or is otherwise favoured for an award.

 

5. Rights Granted

By entering, you irrevocably and forever grant and assign to Sponsor all worldwide rights, title, and interest in and to your Entry (and all works derived from it), including but not limited to all intellectual property rights and agree that Sponsor may reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the Entry or portions of the Entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor at its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including without limitation posting on Sponsor-affiliated websites, Social Media sites and other Sponsor-selected media, without any kind of payment to you. You expressly waive all rights to review or approve any use the Sponsor makes of your Entry following these Official Rules. By entering the Promotion, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligations other than those contained in these Official Rules, and that Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas therein without any compensation to you. You further acknowledge that Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you. By entering the Promotion, you understand and acknowledge that you will not now or in the future be paid or compensated in any way for your Entry or for granting the Sponsor any of the rights set out in these Official Rules. You further acknowledge that Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the rights granted in these Official Rules. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by the Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.

 

6. Grand Prize Drawing

On or about June 30, 2024, in Waxahachie, TX, the Sponsor will draw randomly from eligible entries received during the entire Promotion Period.

 

7. Prizes, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) & Odds

Three (3) Grand Prizes: (1) $500 awarded as a Visa gift card, (1) $250 awarded as a Visa gift card, (1) $150 awarded as a Visa gift card. The total ARV of all prizes is $900.00. Use of gift cards is subject to the issuer’s terms, conditions and policies. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prizes is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prize(s), are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Arrangements for the delivery of the award(s) will be made after winner validation. LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER PERSON/E-MAIL ADDRESS/HOUSEHOLD. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of entries received. At the Sponsor’s discretion, unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.

 

8. General Rules

All applicable federal, state, and local laws apply. All potential winners (and their parent/legal guardian if a Minor) will each be contacted by telephone, e-mail, regular mail or overnight mail, and may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, tax forms, and where lawful, a publicity release within a stated amount of time. The return of any notification as undeliverable or failure to respond to notices or return any required documents or information promptly, or a determination that a potential winner is ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, as determined solely by Sponsor, may result in disqualification of the winner and forfeiture of the corresponding prize, and the choosing of an alternate winner. By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible for: (i) electronic or digital transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, or misdirected or for non-delivered or postage-due mail; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation of transmission, communication failures (including but not limited to failures or malfunctions of phone lines, telephone systems or other communications systems), destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for printing, distribution or production errors; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions; (iv) damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer; (v) causes beyond Promotion Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion; (vi) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (vii) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising related to the Promotion, in the administration or execution of the Promotion, or in the announcement/notification of prize winners; (viii) by any human, or other error, which may occur in this Promotion or (ix) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity, fairness or proper conduct of this Promotion, or if this Promotion is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void suspect entries/entrants and modify, suspend and terminate this Promotion. Suppose the Promotion is terminated before the stated end date of the Promotion Period. In that case, the Promotion Administrator will select any remaining winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received through all entry methods combined as of the time/date of termination. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process, acts in a disruptive or unfair manner, or enters using any automatic or programmed entry method or any entry service. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY CORRUPT OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be declared made by the person in whose name the entry was made.

 

9. Release & Waiver

By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Promotion Parties from and against all liability, loss, injuries or damages associated with participation in this Promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Promotion. By participating in this Promotion, entrants waive all rights to claim punitive, indirect, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to participate.

 

10. Publicity

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names, voices and likenesses for purposes of advertising and publicity in all media now known or from now on invented without territorial or time limitations and additional compensation or notice unless prohibited by law.

 

11. Privacy

The personal information collected through this Promotion is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policies at https://bigtimberstructures.com/privacy-policy/. By entering this Promotion, you agree to the use of your personal data as described in the above Privacy Policies.

 

12. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

This Promotion is offered only in the Territory, and each entrant agrees that the laws of Waxahachie TX, shall govern these Rules. By entering, each entrant irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, provincial, and local courts in Waxahachie TX, for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion.

 

13. Sponsor

Big Timber, 3841 South Interstate-35E Waxahachie TX 75165

All trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. Manufacturers of the prizes offered in this Promotion do not sponsor or endorse this Promotion and are not affiliated with the Sponsor.