Instagram Contest Offical Rules
By participating in the Instagram Contest (the "Contest"), each Entrant (as defined below) fully and unconditionally agrees to be bound by and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Otter Products, LLC dba OtterBox ("Sponsor” or "OtterBox”) or its designee (including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of entries, judging of entries, selection of prize winner, and the awarding of prize), which decisions are final and binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to individuals who, as of the date of entry, are permanent legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, are at least eighteen (18) years of age. The Contest is void outside the fifty (50) eligible United States and the District of Columbia (excludes all territories and possessions of the United States); and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of OtterBox, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and divisions, and the immediate family members (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren and their respective spouses, whether by current marriage, past marriage, adoption or as in-laws) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of each such employee are not eligible to enter. Individuals who have previously won a prize from an OtterBox-sponsored contest or giveaway are ineligible to enter another OtterBox-sponsored contest or giveaway for six (6) months. For the purpose of the Contest, the entrant ("Entrant”) is the natural person who enters the Contest in accordance with the instructions set forth in these Official Rules. OtterBox reserves the right to request that Entrants provide a form of identification prior to the award of any prize.
TIMING. The Contest begins December 14, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time ("MST”) and ends December 25, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. MST (the "Contest Period”).
HOW TO ENTER. No purchase is necessary to enter or win, and purchase does not improve likelihood of winning. Void where prohibited by law. Each entry consists of the following:
- Using Instagram, Entrants are asked to submit a photo interpretation of the twelve (12) days of Christmas.
- A partridge in a pear tree
- Turtle doves
- French hens
- Calling birds
- Golden rings
- Geese a-laying
- Swans a-swimming
- Maids a milking
- Ladies dancing
- Lords a-leaping
- Pipers piping
- Drummers drumming
- OtterBox must be tagged
- Description must include #12daysofcases hashtag
- Photo must be an original photo from user
CONTEST WINNERS SELECTION; NOTIFICATION. One winner will be selected each day by a panel of OtterBox representatives beginning on December 15, 2012 through December 26, 2012. Selection decisions of the OtterBox representatives are final and binding. Prize winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In order to claim a prize, each potential prize winner must respond to OtterBox within five (5) days of receiving notice of the award. In the event that a potential prize winner fails to respond within this time-frame, OtterBox may select an alternate winner, which alternate winner will be subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein.
PRIZE WINNER’S WILL BE SELECTED TO RECEIVE AN OTTERBOX OF CHOICE, DRY BOY AND OTTERBOX BRANDED ITEMS.
Approximate retail value ("ARV”) of each prize is $150.00. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value of the each will not be awarded. The Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable, and non-refundable, and must be accepted as awarded. Prize will be awarded "AS IS.” Unused components of any Prize shall be forfeited and have no redeemable cash value. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by OtterBox, who reserves the right (but has no obligation) to substitute a Prize (or a component thereof) with another prize (or component thereof, including cash) of equal or greater value if the Prize is not available for any reason as determined by OtterBox in its sole discretion. Each prize winner is fully and solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, international, and local taxes and assessments (including, without limitation, income taxes). The prize winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the actual value of their respective Prize. Entrants waive the right to assert, as a cost of winning a prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem a prize in this Contest. OtterBox is not responsible for fraudulent calls or e-mails made to Entrants by third parties.
Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes winner’s consent to OtterBox’s use of winner’s name, biography, likeness, voice, photographs, video, opinions, statements, hometown, state and country for promotional purposes in any manner, without consideration, notice, review or consent. Potential prize winner must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, as applicable, a Release of Liability form, and a Publicity Release (where not prohibited by law) within (a) ten (10) days following attempted notification. In the case of a potential prize winner’s noncompliance with the entry requirements set forth herein or return of prize notification as undeliverable, such entry will result in disqualification from the Contest and selection of an alternate potential prize winner.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. OtterBox reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest if, in OtterBox’s opinion, entry submission is deemed to be obscene or offensive or there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties or failures or any other factor beyond OtterBox’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. OtterBox reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, OtterBox reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. OtterBox’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of these Official Rules.
RELEASE AND INDEMNITY. By entering the Contest, each Entrant, to the maximum extent permitted by law, agrees to forever and irrevocably release, indemnify and hold harmless OtterBox and its affiliates, subsidiaries, partners, or agents and their respective employees, officers, directors, and representatives from and against all claims, damages or liabilities arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entrant’s participation and/or entry in the Contest, any Contest-related activities, and/or Entrant’s acceptance, receipt, use, misuse, or possession of or participation in any prize awarded in the Contest. By participating in this Contest, Entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these Official Rules may result in disqualification.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. OtterBox is not responsible for: (a) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, stolen, unintelligible, illegible, damaged, mutilated, altered, incomplete, misdirected entries or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer online systems, computer equipment, website, server provider, network, hardware or software, or garbled, corrupt, or jumbled transmissions; (c) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any website or service; (d) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (e) printing, typographical, electronic or human errors which may occur in the offer or administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property.
DISPUTES. Entrant agrees that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, and any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in the State of Colorado. Entrant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to such courts in the State of Colorado for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction.
WIN LIST. The name of the prize winner’s will be available online at www.otterbox.com after January 8, 2013
SPONSOR. Sponsor is Otter Products, LLC, 209 South Meldrum St., Fort Collins, Colorado 80521.