Official rules and regulations for:
Hawaii Photo Contest
1. HOW TO ENTER: Print ads will run in the Orange County Register and online banner ads will run on OCRegister.com from January 30, 2011 through February 27, 2011. Users are eligible to win by submitting a photo and completing the online contest form. All entries must be submitted online by Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:59PM. 2 winners will be selected; one determined by the highest number of online votes and one determined by a panel of judges. Chances of winning are based on the number of entries received. All winners will be selected and notified by the Orange County Register by Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
2. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY: As an alternate method of entry into the contest, participants may mail-in a 3-inch x 5-inch card on which you have legibly
printed your First and Last Name, Complete Mailing Address (e.g. Street, City, State and ZIP Code), Daytime Telephone Number and Email Address (if available). Mail card to The Orange County Register c/o Hawaii Contest P.O. Box 11941 Santa Ana, CA 92711-1941. No photocopies or reproductions allowed. Limit one (1) mail-in entry per stamped outer envelope. Mail in entries must be postmarked by Friday, February 25, 2011.
Except as noted in these rules, information collected from the contest entries, whether mail-in, online or otherwise, is strictly used only for the purpose of winner notification and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner by Promotion Entities or any third parties unless entrant has elected to receive additional information and promotional material.
3. ELIGIBILITY: This contest is open only to legal US residents, Southern California residents, who are physically located and residing therein, and who are 18 years of age or older as of the start date of the contest period. In order to be eligible to win, participants must not have won a Register contest within the past 60 days. Employees of the Orange County Register, their affiliates, retailers, subsidiaries, partners, advertising or promotion agencies, any agents acting for or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, licensees, or members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter this contest. The Orange County Register, and all herein mentioned affiliates, shall not be responsible for any damages – compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise – with respect to or in any way arising from this contest.
4. RESTRICTIONS: One entry per household. Winners are responsible for all taxes, if any. No cash equivalent, prize substitution or transfer of prizes allowed. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Orange County Register is not responsible for any unclaimed prizes, stolen, lost or misdirected mail or for printing errors. The Orange County Register reserves the right to alter and/or rescind any prize or contest obligation at their discretion without further notice. Winners consent to the use of their names/likeness for publicity purposes without further compensation.
Employees of OCRegister.com, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.
Entrants further grant to OCRegister.com the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.
OCRegister.com reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, UPICKEM, Inc., and/or OCRegister.com. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
UPICKEM and OCRegister.com are not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.
All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail notification.
Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.
This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
OCRegister.com reserves the right to change the rules at any time.
This contest is officially sponsored by OCRegister.com.