2021 Best of Coronado Photo Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. By submitting a photo via direct message or email to firstname.lastname@example.org participants agree to the following Official Rules:
PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Crown City Magazine “Best Of Coronado Photo Contest” begins on or about Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PST (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period consists of a “Submission Phase” and a “Voting Phase.”
The Promotion Period consists of a Submission Phase that begins on or about on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. and ends on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PST. During the Submission Phase, entrants will have the opportunity to submit a photo taken in or around Coronado, California that you either own or you took to email address email@example.com. Photos of scenery, people and/or animals with some kind of connection to the City of Coronado are encouraged and will be favored in the selection process. All photos submitted will have the chance to be published. There will be 14 categories that participants will have the chance to win. These categories include and are not limited to best: Coronado sunset, Coronado sunrise, Coronado Bridge photo, San Diego – Coronado Bay photo, Coronado Beach photo, Coronado Christmas/Holiday photo, Coronado home/architecture photo, Coronado garden photo, Hotel del Coronado photo, view from the Coronado Shores, view from the Coronado Cays, Coronado community photo, patriotic/US Military Pride photo, and best photo overall.
The Promotion Period consists of a Voting Phase that begins on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. and ends on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. PST. During the Voting Phase, 14 winners will be selected and announced at a party on or about Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. PST or on or about Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., and the winners will be announced to the public, using e-mail, Instagram and Facebook.
ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to individuals of all ages and abilities. Submitting multiple photos is allowed and encouraged. By submitting a photo, the participant is declaring that he or she took the photo, and/or owns the rights to the photo. Photos submitted on behalf of other people must have written permission from the owner of the photograph, regardless of the age of the photographer or owner. If the owner or photographer is disabled or deceased, permission must be granted from his or her family member(s) who have legal authority to do so. This Contest is void where prohibited. No businesses or non-profit organizations are permitted to enter the Contest or win a prize.
IMPORTANT NOTES: Any entrant who incorporates any intellectual property or material owned by a third party into his or her Submission does so at his or her own risk. If Sponsor is duly notified that any element of an entrant’s Submission infringes upon the rights of another person and/or receives a legally valid request to remove the affected Submission from the contest because of such infringement, such submission may be disqualified from the Contest, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion. Further, no entrant will be eligible to receive a prize unless Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that such entrant’s Submission has been or can be sufficiently cleared for legal purposes.
All participants who submit a photo agree to sign a Photograph License Agreement that gives Crown City Publishing LLC permission to publish their photo(s) in Crown City Magazine and post the photo(s) on on-line social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook. Crown City Publishing LLC agrees to give credits to the photographer or owner of the photo each time the photo is published in print or on-line.
DATES & DEADLINES/ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF CONTESTANTS: Because of the unique nature and scope of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the Contest. Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of entrants who will participate in the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Submission Phase of the Promotion Period, entrants will have the opportunity to submit a photo that they either own or they took, by sending the photo to email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The Submission Phase begins on or about on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. and ends on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PST.
PRIZES: During the Voting Phase of the Promotion Period, 14 winners will be selected. Winners will be announced publicly before, on or about Sunday, January 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. PST. Winners will be announced at a private party where votes will be tallied and winners announced. Winners will also be announced to the public, using e-mail, Instagram and Facebook. Each winner will be responsible for following instructions to claim their prize(s) and sign a Photograph License Agreement that gives Crown City Publishing LLC permission to publish their photo(s) in Crown City Magazine and post the photo(s) on on-line social media sites like Instagram and Facebook. Crown City Publishing LLC agrees to give credits to the photographer or owner of the photo each time the photo is published in print or on-line. If the winner does not agree to claim their prize and/or sign the Photograph License Agreement, Crown City Publishing LLC may choose to announce another winner.
Three winners will “win” the chance for their photo to be published in Crown City Magazine, and on-line on social media sites like Instagram and Facebook. Prizes may also be awarded. These prizes will be donated to Crown City Magazine LLC by other local businesses. These businesses will be promoted, along with the prizes they donate on social media sites like Instagram and Facebook within and/or throughout the Promotional Period.
LIABILITY RELEASE: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook.
Crown City Publishing LLC does not rely on Instagram or Facebook for assistance in the administration of this promotion and understands that Facebook and Instagram cannot give advice on whether consent is required for use of user content or on how to obtain any necessary consent.
Crown City Publishing LLC agrees that by using Instagram and Facebook as services to administer the promotion, that we do so at our own risk.
All participants will have the chance to be published in Crown City Magazine, win prizes, and be published in the annual calendar to be printed in December 2022.