Official Contest Rules
Apr 21, 2016
No purchase necessary. Multiple submissions accepted, but only one valid entry per pet.
Cutest Pet Contest (the "Promotion") is open to all persons who are 13 years or older at the time of entry. The entry portion of the Promotion begins at 7:00:00 a.m. PST on May 2, 2016, and ends at 8:59:59 a.m. PST on May 16, 2016 (the “Entry Period”). The voting portion of the Promotion begins at 9:00:00 a.m. PST on May 16, 2016 and ends 3:59:59 p.m. PST on May 23, 2016 (the “Voting Period”). The Entry Period and the Voting Period shall collectively be referred to herein as the "Contest Period". The sponsor of the Contest is Graphics and More, (“G&M” or “Sponsor”). In the event of a conflict between the entry instructions and these Contest rules, these Contest rules shall control. The clock located on the computer system used by Sponsor to manage the Contest shall govern with respect to the commencement and end times for the Entry Period, the Voting Period and the Contest Period, as well as the time and date of the receipt of each Contest entry.
Visit www.facebook.com/graphicsandmorestore between May 2, 2016 and May 16, 2016, and send a picture, the pet’s name, the entrant’s name, and a phone number or email address through the inbox feature. All entries must be received by May 16, 2016 before the deadline. Failure to abide by these Official Rules may result in disqualification. During the Entry Period, to submit a valid entry, entrants must create an original, homemade (for purposes of this Contest, “homemade” shall mean a photograph taken by the entrant) photograph of entrant’s pet (for purposes of this Contest, the photograph must consist of only one image/photo and may not be combined with any other images/photos into one image file for purposes of submittal of entrant’s Photo entry into the Contest) (the “Photo”). Completed entries submitted during each calendar day shall be reviewed by Sponsor for lewd or objectionable content, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, by 12:00 p.m. PST on the immediately following business day. Those entries containing lewd or objectionable content shall be deemed void. Those entries not containing lewd or objectionable content shall be deemed valid Contest entries, and shall be promptly displayed on the Sponsor Facebook Page for review and voting by the public. All subsequent and/or duplicate entries shall be void. By entering into the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their Contest entry submission Photo, the entrant’s and the pet that is the subject of the Photo’s name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes, including online and on-air announcements, worldwide and without limitation and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Further, by entering into the Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges and agrees that entrant is the owner of the pet that is the subject of the Photo and that by entering the Contest, entrant binds himself or herself, as well as entrant’s minor child, spouse, children parents, guardians, heirs, next of kin, and any legal or personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, to the terms and conditions contained herein.
WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: During the Voting Period, the general public shall be invited to vote on his or her favorite Contest entries on the Sponsor Facebook Page. Contest entries may or may not be displayed on the Sponsor Facebook Page in any particular order. The entry that has generated the most votes as of the expiration of the Contest Period shall be the potential grand prize winner; the entry generating the second most votes as of the expiration of the Contest Period shall be the potential first runner-up winner; the entry generating the third most votes as of the expiration of the Contest Period shall be the potential second runner-up winner. In the event any one or more Contest entry that qualifies as a prize winner generates the same number of votes, then during the week of May 24, 2016, Sponsor shall hold a random drawing from among those Contest entries with the same number of votes, and the selected Contest entry shall be deemed the Winner of the respective prize for which it qualified. In the event more than two (2) Contest entries that qualify as a prize Winner generate the same number of votes, then following the drawing of the first selected Contest entry, Sponsor shall draw subsequent Contest entries until each Contest entry with the same number of votes has been allocated a prize, subject to availability of remaining prizes (quantities are limited to the quantities set forth herein). Sponsor shall use its best efforts to contact the potential Winner by phone and/or email immediately following the drawing. If Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Winner within five (5) days, or should the potential Winner fail to comply with these Official Rules or any of the following conditions, the potential Winner will be declared ineligible and the entrant that submitted the entry that generated the second most votes as of the expiration of the Contest Period shall be the alternate potential Winner. The Winner shall be announced on or before May 25, 2016.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning depend on the total number of valid Contest entries received, the content of the Photo, and the number of valid votes cast by the general public.
PRIZE: The entrants with the three highest number of valid votes will receive a set of two (2) awesome, printed luggage tags that will set your luggage apart - with a customizable front that features the winning photo. The tags are made of durable plastic with a card for contact information on the back. Each luggage tag is approximately 2.5" x 4.25" in size.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering, entrants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules (including all eligibility requirements) and the decisions of the Sponsor and any appointed agents, which shall be final and binding in all respects. A photo of any one or more Winners may appear in Sponsor’s and/or Contest Entities’ advertising (all media) and special interest publications. WINNERS AGREE TO ACCEPT ALL ASPECTS OF THE PRIZE "AS IS," AND SPONSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALL TAXES, FEES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES OF WHATEVER NATURE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION SALES TAXES, PERMITS, AND INSURANCE SHALL BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS, AS WILL ALL CURRENT AND FUTURE TAXES, COSTS, FEES, INSURANCE, AND EXPENSES RELATING TO ANY ASPECT OF THE PRIZES HEREUNDER. All U.S. federal, state, and local taxes, and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of Winner. No cash redemptions of a prize is permitted. No transfer of a prize is permitted. No substitutions, except Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion.