Post your 2014 Carnival photos to Instagram or Twitter and tag @RexDukeGambit between now and March 5, 2014 to enter to win a one night stay at The Saint Hotel. Value: $350
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST.
Submitting an entry constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Gambit Communications Inc. (the "Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the @RexDuke Photo Contest (the "Contest").
1. Contest Timing: The Contest begins 12:00 a.m. Central Standard Time ("CST") on February 11, 2014 and ends 11:59 p.m. CST on March 5, 2014 (the "Contest Period"). Sponsor’s clock is the official timekeeping device for this Contest.
2. Eligibility: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of the Sponsor, and its respective parent, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win or be depicted in any photo submitted as part of an Entry. Void where prohibited by law.
3. How to Enter the Contest: During the Contest Period, you ("Entrant") may enter the Contest by uploading your Carnival themed photos, to your Instagram or Twitter account, by tagging @RexDukeGambit to your photo. Instagram and Twitter profiles must be set to "public" for the duration of the Contest to be eligible. Photos may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org for entry.
5. All entry materials (including the photo and comment) submitted during the entry process are referred to herein as the "Entry". Entries generated by script, macro, mechanical or other automated means, or by any means which subvert the entry process, are void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Please note the following important Entry requirements:
• The photo must be taken during the 2014 Carnival season in the greater New Orleans area.
• Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified.
6. By entering, you understand that the photo portion of your Entry may be posted on Sponsor’s page on Facebook, other social media pages and/or other Sponsor websites and otherwise used in accordance with rights granted herein.
7. Privacy: When you submit an entry in the Contest, Sponsor may ask you for certain personal information, including your first and last name, physical mailing address, email address, and account name. This is so the Sponsor can contact you about your entry and to notify you if you have won a prize.
8. Winner Notification: One (1) Grand Prize winners will be selected from all eligible Entries received by March 5, 2014. Judging will be conducted by the Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to the Contest. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for the Contest Period. Sponsor will either email or post an Instagram or Twitter comment on the potential winner’s photo Entry with instructions to email Sponsor at the email address provided; email must be received by Sponsor within 72 hours after the initial comment was posted by Sponsor. In order to receive a message from Sponsor on Instagram or Twitter, potential winner must: (a) be following @gambitneworleans on Instagram or @gambitgoods on Twitter and (b) have his or her account settings set to "unprotected" and/or "public". If a potential winner does not respond and comply with the instructions in the initial notification within seventy two (72) hours, he/she will forfeit the prize and Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner.
9. Grand Prizes and Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")
One Grand Prize: Includes a one night stay at The Saint Hotel, and additional merchandise from Sponsor. Total ARV of all prizes: $350. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any. All prize details are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person/household.
10. By entering, participants agree to release and hold harmless Gambit Communications Inc. and any other sponsors of the contest, their parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives from any damage, injury, expense, costs (including attorney’s fees), death, loss, claim, action, demand, or other liability that may arise in connection with the Contest, or resulting from their acceptance and/or use of any prize, their travel to or from any prize related activity, their participation in this promotion, or from any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and/or property damage.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Gambit Communications Inc. and not to Instagram or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used in connection with this Contest.