PETCO HALLOWEEN "MAKE A SCENE" PHOTO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES
OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1) Follow @petco on Instagram.
2) Take a photo of your costumed pet(s) in a "scene" that matches your pet(s) costume(s).
3) Be sure your "Photos Are Private" option in your Instagram account settings is set to "OFF".
4) Upload your photo to Instagram and tag it with #HalloweenTogetherContest.
Only photos uploaded during the Entry Period will be considered valid entries. Adding the hashtag to photos uploaded prior to the Entry Period will not be eligible for participation in this Contest.
Entries must consist of a photo, not a video. Video entries are not eligible. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any automated system to enter as determined by Sponsor in its sole judgment is prohibited and will result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply. If you post updates to or receive updates from your wireless phone, such activity will be subject to the charges pursuant to your wireless service provider’s rate plan. You further understand that by participating in the Contest via mobile phone, if you are a potential winner, the Sponsor may contact you via mobile phone, which will be subject to the charges pursuant to your wireless service provider’s rate plan. Please consult your wireless service provider for more information. All terms and conditions of Instagram apply. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same accounts. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the natural person who is the “authorized account holder” assigned to the account in question. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor in writing if you change your account(s).
By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that (a) you are the creator of the Entry, (b) the Entry is wholly original, (c) the Entry does not infringe the privacy or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party, (d) the Entry has not previously been entered in any other Contest, (e) the Entry has not been previously published in any medium, and (f) you own all rights to your Entry. You further represent and warrant that you have obtained written permission from each person whose name, image or likeness (“Likeness”) is included in the Entry, that such person(s) have granted you all necessary rights to use the Likeness as described in these rules, and that you can and will give written copies of such permissions to the Sponsor upon request. If your Entry includes the Likeness of a person who is under the age of 18 or under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater (a “Minor”), such grant of rights must include written permission from the Minor’s parent or legal guardian, authorizing the use of the Minor’s Likeness on behalf of the Minor. Further, if the submitted photo was taken by anyone other than you, you represent and warrant that such person(s) have granted you all rights to the photo, and that you can and will give written copies of such permissions to the Sponsor upon request. Once submitted, an entry may not be changed, altered, modified or deleted. By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and their agents, licensees and assigns the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the Entry or part thereof (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, royalty, or approval from you or any other party. You agree that, upon request by the Sponsor, you will sign copyright assignments as necessary to assign any and all rights to the photo to Sponsor. By submitting an Entry, you further agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Releasees (as defined below), or any other person or entity, on the grounds that any use of the Entry, or any derivative works, infringes any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights and moral rights. You further acknowledge that Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and their agents, licensees and assigns is in no way obligated to broadcast, publish or use your Entry in any way. Nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and the Sponsor or any other Releasees. In no way are you to be construed as the agent or to be acting as the agent of the Sponsor or any other Releasees.
Entries will be reviewed by Sponsor for compliance with the entry parameters set forth, and if accepted, may be re-posted by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to decide if any entry is appropriate for posting or publication and may disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion that the entry is not appropriate, or, that the contestant has not complied with these Official Rules.
(1) Grand Prize will be awarded to the highest overall scoring entry: $10,000 to be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner.
(1) Second Prize will be awarded to the next highest overall scoring entry: $3,000 to be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner.
(1) Third Prize will be awarded to the next highest overall scoring entry: $1,000 to be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner.
(1) Fourth Prize will be awarded to the next highest overall scoring entry: $500 to be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner.
(1) Fifth Prize will be awarded to the next highest overall scoring entry: $500 to be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner.
Sponsor: Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., 10850 Via Frontera, San Diego CA 92127.
Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.
© 2016 Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Instagram is not a participant or sponsor of this Contest, and does not endorse, administrate or promote this Contest. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram.
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