THE Rogue PHOTO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
The Rogue #FOTOGRAF2017 Photo Contest (the “Promotion”) begins on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Friday, December 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period”). By entering, participants agree to these Official Rules.
No purchase necessary to enter. Purchase will not improve chances of winning. This Promotion is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C., and Canada who are at least eighteen (18) years old at time of entry, except employees of Sponsor, its affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional and prize suppliers and the immediate families and household members of each. This Promotion shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable state and federal law. Void outside the fifty (50) United States, D.C., and Canada, and where prohibited. Residents of Quebec are not eligible to participate. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
To be declared a winner, any Canadian resident selected as a potential winner will be required to correctly answer without assistance of any kind, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question. The question will be administered by telephone at a mutually convenient time.
2. HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Rogue #FOTOGRAF2017// Photo Contest: During the Submission Period, upload your photo to the Rogue Facebook page from your computer or mobile device. Photos may also be submitted via Instagram by tagging photos with "#FOTOGRAF2017" and will be entered into the voting application upon judges' approval. The Submission Period begins on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. EST, and ends on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. (See photo rules below to make sure your photo will be considered).
All photos must be submitted via the Facebook or Instagram pages by the end of the Submission Period in order to be considered.
Photos must not include a competitor’s archery string or cable.
By entering, you warrant that the photo you submit is original and is your own, and does not infringe on the rights of any third party. You further warrant that your participation in this photo contest does not violate any agreement between you and a third party.
By entering the photo contest, you grant Rogue Bowstrings the non-exclusive right to publish, use, distribute, reproduce and publicly display your photograph, and to create derivative works from your photograph, in perpetuity, in any of its online, print or other media publications, materials or exhibitions, for promotional purposes, including but not limited to for editorial, advertising, and publicity, without payment or compensation unless prohibited by law. You grant Rogue Bowstrings permission to provide your name, and your city and state of residence, when publishing, reproducing or otherwise using your photo and when identifying you as an entrant or prize winner in the photo contest. While Rogue Bowstrings will make every effort to credit photographers when using photos, there may be circumstances where it is not possible to do so. Subject to the rights granted to Rogue Bowstrings, you retain all other copyrights and rights to future use of the photographs you enter into the contest.
If your photograph(s) include a recognizable person or people, you must secure permission from each person (or in the case of a minor, the minor's parent or guardian) to use his/her image in the photo contest, and present it to Rogue Bowstrings, if requested. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it finds, in its sole discretion, that an entrant has not secured a necessary release.
Any photos containing offensive content will not be eligible. All content must be appropriate for posting on a website that may be viewed by anyone. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered, and will result in disqualification of the photo. Rogue Bowstrings retains sole discretion to determine what constitutes inappropriate content.
Rogue Bowstrings reserves the right to modify any photo to fit spatial and branding requirements.
3. Judging Criteria, Voting and Winner Selection
A. Uncommon Images & Photographer Item
16 Uncommon Images will be chosen throughout the Promotion Period to win a Special Edition Rogue Cap. The selection of these winners will be the sole responsibility of representatives of Rogue Bowstrings (the “Judges”). They will be selected from all eligible submissions. Entries will be judged on the following criteria - lighting, composition, technical mastery of photographic equipment, emotional impact, artistic quality, originality, and brand representation. The decision of the judges are final and binding.
All photos will be displayed until 11:59 p.m. on December 22, 2017 when 16 Finalists will be chosen by the Judges from all eligible submissions and displayed on a new voting page attached to the Rogue Bowstrings Facebook page. The selection of finalists will be at the discretion of the judges. Judges will select finalists on or about Friday, December 22, 2017. Entries will be judged on the following criteria - lighting, composition, technical mastery of photographic equipment, emotional impact of the image, artistic quality, originality, brand representation.
C. Selection of the Rogue Bowstrings #FOTOGRAF2017 Photo Contest Winners
The #FOTOGRAF2017 Photo Contest category, and overall winners will be chosen by the panel of judges among the Finalists. The weekly Winners and overall Winner photos will be judged by our selected panel of judges during the finalist voting period. The entrants whose photos are selected as the Rogue Bowstrings Photo Contest Winners may have their photo appear in Rogue Bowstrings ATA or print advertisements.
16 (sixteen) Uncommon Photo winners will receive prizes from Rogue Bowstrings
5. Winner Notification / Prize Restrictions
By December 22 2017, winners will be notified by Rogue Bowstrings using the Facebook or instagram handle they provided. Prize must be claimed within seven (7) days. To claim a prize, Winner must respond to the prize notification e-mail or phone call/message and may be required to provide proof of identity, address and birth date and/or execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release. Prizes not claimed within seven (7) days will be forfeited. Sponsor will select alternate Winners for any unclaimed/forfeited prizes if a sufficient number of eligible and/or qualified entries remain. Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. If an entrant changes his/her e-mail address or phone number after he/she enters the Contest, or any portion of this Promotion, it is his/her sole responsibility to notifyRogue Bowstrings by postal mailing notice to the address listed below, to be received by the end of the Promotion Period. Winners are solely responsible for all costs, incidentals, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included in the Prize. All federal, state and local taxes are sole responsibility winner. Prizes may not be returned or exchanged for cash. Prizes may not be transferred or substituted except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value.
6. Web Restrictions
a. This Promotion is not open to competition associations or automated competition entry services. Any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and his or her Contest entry) who tampers with the entry or voting process. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should fraud, virus, bug or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Proof of entering information on Rogue Bowstrings website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt by Rogue Bowstrings. Rogue Bowstrings reserves the right to exclude certain individuals from participating for reasons such as violation of the conditions of participation, duplicate participation, attempted manipulation of the Promotion or its voting processes, and reserves the right to take legal action.
7. General Conditions
All entrants agree that Rogue Bowstrings may, without permission or additional compensation, publish, display and otherwise use their name, likeness and submitted materials, if any, for promotional purposes.
Entrants hereby declare that they agree to the collection of all data by Sponsor required for the implementation and administration of this competition and its storage for the entire duration of the competition . The data will be handled in confidence and not transmitted to a third party. All Entrants have the right to request information about the use of any personal data concerning them. Rogue Bowstrings undertakes to supply them at any time upon request with full information on the stored data free of charge, if they are the subject of such information. Entrants are simply required to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. All Entrants are also free to revoke their consent to the use and storage of their personal data by Sponsor, simply by sending an informal e-mail to email@example.com. The data can also be rectified in the same way. In case of revocation, the data shall be immediately deleted. The revocation and subsequent deletion will be confirmed by e-mail upon request. Should the revocation intervene prior to the end of the competition, all further participation in the Rogue Bowstrings #FOTOGRAF2017 is excluded.
This Promotion is not associated with Facebook or Instagram in any way whatsoever and is in no way Sponsored, supported or organized by Facebook or Instagram. Neither Facebook nor Instagram is responsible for any content published within the context of this action. It is not Facebook or Instagram, but Rogue Bowstrings, who receives the information supplied by Entrants.
Participation in this Promotion and/or entering the Rogue Bowstrings Photo Contest is considered a complete release of Facebook and Instagram by each Entrant.
Should any of the stipulations in the conditions of participation be or become invalid, the remaining conditions of participation shall continue to apply with full force and effect. In its place an appropriate provision shall enter into force, corresponding to the closest purpose of the ineffective provision.
Rogue Bowstrings reserves the right to cancel the #FOTOGRAF2017 Photo Contest and Sweepstakes. Such cancellation can occur in situations, but is not limited to these situations, where the smooth running of the competition can no longer be guaranteed for technical or legal reasons.
8. Limitation On Liability
Sponsor shall not be responsible for: (1) misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, delayed, undelivered, damaged or illegible entries, and all such entries will be void; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; or (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; or (4) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
9. Governing Law
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Ohio without regard to conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state of Ohio.
10. Official Rules and Winners List Requests
Good Luck and SHOOT ON