Instagram Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY AND WHO ARE PHYSICALLY LOCATED AND RESIDE IN THE UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM.
1) ENTRY PERIOD: The Snaption Caption Contest (the “Promotion”) begins at 9:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on September 7, 2015 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on November 1, 2015 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion will include seven (7) drawing periods for submitting an entry (each an “Entry Period”) as outlined below. Entries will be eligible for the respective Entry Period in which entry was received. The Promotion website’s computer clock will be the official timekeeper for this Contest.
2) ELIGIBILITY: No Purchase Necessary. The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age and older, and physically located and reside in the United States or District of Columbia at the time of entry ("Eligible Participant"). Void where prohibited. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members, of Snaption or Pic Me Games (the “Sponsor”) and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions ("Entities") Sponsor’s advertising and Promotion agencies are not eligible to enter. The Promotion is subject to all federal, state, and local laws.
3) HOW TO ENTER: To enter during the Promotion Period visit the Instagram Page of the designated Poster (a “Grawlix”) and find the Contest image they have posted. In order to obtain a valid entry, you must follow the @Snaptiongame Instagram account (https://instagram.com/snaptiongame/), write a caption for the photo using the supplied caption with the post, and tag a friend in the comments during the respective Entry Period (see Entry Period Chart below). Participants may enter as often as they like during the Entry Period as long as a different friend is tagged and new caption is created. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited.
4) ENTRY PERIOD CHART:
5) WINNER SELECTION & WINNER NOTIFICATION: A winner will be selected from the eligible submitted entries by the Sponsors based on creativity, cleverness and broad appeal on the dates listed in the Winning Post Date column in the chart above. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the respective Entry Period.
Limit one (1) prize per person, family, or household. Potential winners will be notified by Instagram within two (2) days of respective winner selection date. Potential winners, or parent/legal guardian if winner is deemed a minor in their state of residence, may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (which affirms that they have complied with these rules) as well as a liability release, and where legal, a publicity release which if issued, must be completed, signed and returned by the due date indicated in the notification correspondence. Failure to complete and return any documents in the time noted, or if any prize notification is undeliverable, or if information collected within the entry is found in non-compliance with these Official Rules, that potential winner will be disqualified and Administrator will select alternate(s).
Should a winner decide to decline the prize for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential winner, and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.
6) PRIZES: Seven (7) total prize packages to be awarded to winners as follows:
Snaption Game Prototype and an Instagram handle tag on the @Snaptiongame Instagram account with a photo of the winning caption.
Total approximate retail value of Promotion prizes is $210.
Taxes, assembly of any prize, and/or any other expenses not explicitly specified herein are the sole responsibility of each respective winner. Any and all guarantees and warranties for merchandise prizes are subject to the manufacturer’s terms and conditions, and each winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize becomes unavailable. All federal, state or other tax liabilities arising from this Promotion are the sole responsibility of each respective prize winner. Limit of one prize per person/household. Allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.
7) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: ENTRANTS HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATORS AND FACEBOOK, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND SHAREHOLDERS, (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASEES”) FROM ANY CLAIMS, ACTIONS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS’ FEES), INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, (COLLECTIVELY, “CLAIMS”), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, OR ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; LOSS OF DATA, INCOME, OR PROFIT; LOSS OF DAMAGE TO PROPERTY; AND CLAIMS BROUGHT BY THIRD PARTIES. ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NOT MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE PROMOTION OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED HEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, RELEASEES DO NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TOANY WEB PAGES RELATING TO THE PROMOTION AND RELEASEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS RELATED THERETO. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed, garbled, mechanically reproduced, damaged, postage due entries, stolen or misdirected entries or submissions, or problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website or submit an entry, fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by the Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit an Eligible Participant’s ability to participate in the Promotion. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend part or all of this Promotion or modify these Official Rules at any time without notice, if in the judges’ opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or integrity and proper play of the Promotion. In such event, Sponsor may void any entries they suspect are at issue and award prizes from among all eligible entries received up to the date of cancellation. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE RELATED TO THIS PROMOTION OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate the rules or interfere with this Promotion in any manner. If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate that entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Promotion.
8) GENERAL: Sponsor’s/Administrators’ decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this
9) WINNER`S LIST: To receive a copy of the Winners List via e-mail, available after December 1, 2015, send an e-mail with subject line “The Snaption Caption Contest” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All such requests must be received by December 31, 2015.
10) SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Pic Me Games, Inc., 1880 Santa Barbara Ave, Suite 160, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Administrator: Pic Me Games, Inc., 1880 Santa Barbara St., Suite 160, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Pic Me Games, Inc. and not to Facebook or Instagram.
The information you provide will only be used for verification of your eligibility to participate in the Promotion. Please direct any questions or comments regarding this promotion to Pic Me Games, Inc..