2021 Photo Contest Rules & Terms

TERM:

Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Company’s 2021 Photo Contest (“Contest”) begins January 29th, 2021 and ends June 19th, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time. Each Contest Entrant (“Contestant”) agrees by submitting an entry to these Contest Rules and confirms that they are an individual who is 18 years or older.

WHO MAY ENTER:

The Contest is open to all Sturdi-Built greenhouse customers who are age 18 or older. Those who are not the original greenhouse purchaser are also eligible to enter and compete. Friends and family members of Sturdi-Built greenhouse customers are also eligible. Original greenhouse owners who no longer own the greenhouse are not eligible to compete. Contestants may submit as many photos as they would like between January 29th, 2021 and June 19th, 2021. Sturdi-Built will determine winners’ eligibility in its sole discretion. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

To be eligible, entries must be submitted in digital format by upload through
the sturdi-built.com website per the Submission Form page under the Photo Contest menu tab or sent to us via mail to our office address. Please include a filled out and signed copy of the Sturdi-Built 2021 Photo Contest Mail Submission Form if sending photos to our office. We will accept images by disk or memory stick. Printed copies or developed film will not be accepted. Contest submissions via mail or uploads must be received by 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time on June 19th, 2021. No late submissions will be accepted. Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. is not responsible for any circumstances that interfere with a timely upload.

There is no limit to the number of images submitted to the contest by each contestant.

Photos of non-Sturdi-Built greenhouses will not be considered.

Digital image entries may be color or black and white, horizontal, or vertical format.

Limited image modifications are allowed. The intent and effect of any modification must be to produce a more natural looking and accurate photograph.

Contestants may submit images taken with a digital camera or images taken with a film-based camera and scanned into a digital format. Images may be cropped if a rectangular format is maintained. Images may be resized if aspect ratio is maintained.

Watermarks, Signatures or Copyright Notices detract from the natural appearance of photographs and are not permitted on entries for this Contest. Remove any such markings prior to submission. Photographs with any elements or objects that do not exist in the original scene will not be considered.

Sturdi-Built is not responsible for any cost for submission, including Internet or mail charges. 

Permission to use any photo with a person, likeness or of personal property is granted to Sturdi-Built. It is the Contestant’s duty and responsibility to obtain any permission for use of a likeness by any person prior to submission.

PRIZE DETAILS:

The five possible winners of this contest will receive a Visa gift card or credit towards purchase of an accessory offered by Sturdi-Built. Shipping applies to any orders. One prize per greenhouse contestant.

– One (1) Grand Prize of $300 for the ‘Best Greenhouse’*

– One (1) prize of $150 for the ‘Best Gardening Greenhouse’ photo*

– One (1) prize of $150 for ‘Best Non-Gardening Greenhouse’ photo*

– One (1) prize of $150 for ‘Best Greenhouse & Landscape Integration’ photo*

– One (1) prize of $200 for ‘Best Lean-to or Attached’ photo*

All winners will receive an official Sturdi-Built Photo Contest award certificate.

*No prize substitution or cash redemption permitted. Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value.

JUDGING:

Entries will be judged on visual beauty, creative usage, theme of photograph.

Entries will be judged by the Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. staff. All decisions of the judges are final. Sturdi-Built reserves the right to disqualify entries which do not conform to the stated contest rules and criteria.

AWARDING OF PRIZES:

The determination of the prize winners will be made no later than July
16th, 2021. All prize winners will be notified by e-mail and phone. If a prize winner does not respond to claim the prize within 15 days of notification, the prize will be forfeited. If a prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited. At the discretion of the Sturdi-Built, any forfeited prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. No submission will be eligible for more than one of the top prizes described above.

PRIVACY:

Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. does not sell, trade, or barter
names, e-mail addresses, or other personal data that we collect on our
website.

If you have any questions regarding the contest, please send us an email
at chrisp@sturdi-built.com

DISCLOSURE:

By submitting the entries, contestants are agreeing to grant Sturdi-Built
Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. the absolute and irrevocable right and non-exclusive permission to use, re-use, publish, and re-publish all photographs in any/all media now or hereafter known for illustration, promotion, art, advertising
and trade, news, informational and educational purposes.