Focus On Nature Official Rules
THE OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER FOCUS ON NATURE PHOTO CONTEST PRESENTED BY ILFORD
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN
ELIGIBILITY: The Outdoor Photographer Focus On Nature Photo Contest Presented By Ilford ("Contest") is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Werner Publishing Corporation and Ilford ("Sponsors"), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sponsors reserve the right to verify all eligibility requirements. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER:
Submission Subjects: Photographs should be in keeping with the general theme of the Focus On Nature Photo Contest, including, but not limited to photos of historical locations, landscape and travel.
How to Submit Entry: Visit http://outdoorphotographer.com/photo-contests/focus-on-nature and complete and submit the online entry form and follow the directions provided to upload your photograph. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on July 18, 2013. Online Entry Submission Format: Photos must be submitted in .JPG or .GIF format and cannot exceed 4mb in size.
Please note: Entries submitted online will be eligible for (i) the First Place Prize (as described below), (ii) Second Place Prize (as described below), (iii) People's Choice Prize (as described below), and (iv) for posting in the Online Gallery.
Entry must be the original work of the entrant and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such entry. Entry must be in keeping with the Sponsors' image and may not be inappropriate or offensive, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or property rights or any other third-party rights. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entry it deems to be offensive, inappropriate, that is not in keeping with Sponsors' image or that is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Entrant must have obtained express written consent to submit any entry that contains persons other than entrant or third-party elements not owned by entrant and, if requested to do so, produce such written consent from appropriate parties in a form and manner acceptable to Sponsors.
FIRST PLACE PRIZE JUDGING: One (1) potential First Place Prize winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based equally on the following criteria: Adherence to Theme, Composition and Creativity/Originality ("Judging Criteria"). The entrant who submitted the entry receiving the highest score, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, will be the potential First Place Prize winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by telephone, mail and/or e-mail on or about August 17, 2013 and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and, unless prohibited, a Publicity Release, a W-9 Form and any additional documents that may be required by prize provider within fourteen (14) days of date of issuance. If any potential winner is an eligible minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence, prize may, at Sponsors’ discretion, be awarded in the name of the parent or legal guardian, and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. Noncompliance with this time period or with these Official Rules, or the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, may result in disqualification and, at the Sponsors’ discretion, the prize will be awarded to an applicable runner-up.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, garbled, damaged, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries or photographs or for computer, technical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, inability to access any website associated with the Contest, errors which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials. If for any reason the Contest (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsors reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and, if terminated, at their discretion, determine winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action using judging procedure described above. By participating, entrant agrees (i) to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and judges, which are final and binding in all respects, and (ii) to hold Sponsors and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing (collectively, the "Released Parties"), harmless against any and all claims and liability arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of or in connection with participation in this Contest, acceptance and use of any prize or Released Parties' use of any of the rights granted herein. Sponsors may disqualify (and void all associated entries) anyone from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsors’ representatives or who is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these rules. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Sponsors RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
WINNERS' LIST: For the list of winners (available after September 17, 2013), send a separate, stamped, self-addressed envelope to: OP Focus On Nature Photo Contest Winners' List, Attn: Marketing Department, 12121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90025, to be received by November 2, 2013.
SPONSORS: Werner Publishing Corporation, 12121 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90025
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