“Something Rotten! at Winspear Opera House” CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
By entering the “Something Rotten! at Winspear Opera House” (the “Contest”), you agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Lauren Publications, Inc. (the “Sponsor” who may also be referred to below as “we”, “us”, or “our”), and the judges, which shall be final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest.
1. CONTEST DESCRIPTION:
You are eligible to enter this Contest if you are:
3. START AND END DATES:
- A legal resident of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia and
- At least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry, and
- Not an employee (nor their immediate families and members of the same household) of Lauren Publications, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, judges, participating vendors, advertising or promotion agencies, or anyone working directly or indirectly on this program, product and promotion.
The Contest begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Wednesday, April 05, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (“Entry Period”)—Any entries received after the Entry Period will not be eligible for judging.
4. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Entries may not knowingly contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:
We reserve the right to modify or reject any entry, in our sole and absolute discretion, that we determine does not meet the above criteria.
- Is sexually explicit, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional, or age group; profane or pornographic,
- Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or a particular political agenda.
- Is obscene or offensive.
- Defames, misrepresents, or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies.
- Contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, (other than the member of your family or community for which you have received consent) including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead.
- Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
- Violates any law.
5. HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY:
To enter, you must register on either www.dallaschild.com or www.fortworthchild.com. Go to www.dallaschild.com/contests.asp or www.fortworthchild.com/contests.asp.
You may only enter one time per registered user on either Dallaschild.com or Fortworthchild.com. If you enter more than once under the same registered username each new photo and essay will overwrite the existing entry.
Lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered and/or garbled entries will be disqualified.
6. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ENTRY:
In the event of any dispute regarding whether you submitted a particular entry, you must provide us with proof that you are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry in question.
Please note that following the end of this Contest your entry may be posted on publicly accessible Web sites or in print. The Promotion Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your entry by visitors to this Web site. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning entry. If you do (or, if you are a minor, your parent or legal guardian does) not want to grant us these rights to your entry, please do not enter this Contest.
7. SELECTION OF WINNERS:
8. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
If you are the winner
- You will be notified by phone or by U.S. mail, overnight mail, or e-mail; and
- If you are a winner and you (i) do not reply to such notification or the notification is undeliverable, (ii) are not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, you will be disqualified and, we may, at our discretion, notify a runner-up or, if a random drawing prize, randomly select an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible entries received for that monthly drawing.
- If you are a winner and accept the prize, you agree that we and our staff shall have the right to use your name, city and state of residence in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
- Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, publicity release.
If you are a winner:
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
- You may not exchange your prize for cash or other merchandise;
- You may not transfer your prize to someone else. If you do not wish to or cannot accept the prize, it will be forfeited and we may, at our discretion, award it to a runner-up. We may, however, award a prize of comparable or greater value, at our discretion;
- You are responsible for all federal, state, provincial and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) as well as any other costs and expenses associated with accepting and/or using the prize that are not included above as being part of the prize award;
- You understand you are accepting the prize “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by us; and
- You understand that all prize details shall be determined by us.
The Promotion Parties are not responsible for any liability, cost or injury incurred by Participants arising out of or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, the following.
By entering this Contest, you agree to, and hereby release and hold harmless Lauren Publication, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising or promotion agencies, and anyone working directly or indirectly on this program, product and promotion, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives (which for the purpose of these Official Rules will be referred to together as the “Promotion Parties”) from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Contest or acceptance and use of any prize. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable country, federal, state and local laws and regulations.
- Lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, fraudulent, misdirected, undelivered, interrupted, damaged, delayed, or postage-due reports, entries, mail, or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise.
- Sponsor and judges not responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages
- Any incorrect or inaccurate information or error or defect of any kind regardless of who it is caused by, or the means by which it occurred, or
- Equipment, software, networks, or systems that fail, have viruses or other problems, are breached, or that cause injury or damage to participants or their property.
11. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
This Contest is governed by Texas law. You agree that the jurisdiction and venue for the handling of any disputes or actions arising out of this Contest shall be in the courts of the State of Texas.
If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including, without limitation, the reasons set forth above, we reserve the right at our sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Contest, we may, at our sole discretion, determine the winners of this Contest using all non-suspect, eligible customer redemption reports and/or entries received (as applicable) before we had to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
We may disqualify you from participating in the Contest or winning a prize (and void your participation in the other promotions we may offer) if, in our sole discretion, we determine you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass us, any other entrant or our representatives or if you are otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
12. WINNERS LIST:
Winners will be posted on the contest Web site and may be featured in a future issue of DallasChild and FortWorthChild magazines.
This Contest is sponsored by Lauren Publications, Inc., 4275 Kellway Circle, Addison, TX 75001