STURDI-BUILT GREENHOUSE MANUFACTURING CO. FALL/WINTER 2019-2020 PHOTO CONTEST RULES AND TERMS

TERM:

Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Company’s Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Photo Contest (“Contest”) begins October 1st, 2019 and ends January 31st, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Each Contest Entrant (“Contestant”) agrees by submitting an entry to these Contest Rules 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 eligible to enter and compete.  The first seven (7) photos submitted per greenhouse will be considered. There is no limit on numbers of photos and posts submitted for those who compete for the social media prize. 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 using the digital form. Images may be submitted by disk or memory stick by regular mail. Sturdi-Built’s physical address can be found on the Sturdi-Built website. Contestants who choose to submit by mail must include a signed copy of the ‘Sturdi-Built Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Photo Contest Mail Submission Form’. Printed copies or developed film will not be accepted. Contest submission via mail or uploads must be received by January 31st, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Late submissions will not be accepted. Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. is not responsible for any circumstances that interfere with a timely upload.

Each Contestant may submit up to seven (7) images taken of Sturdi-Built greenhouses. The first seven submissions per Contestant will be considered. Any additional photos submitted or those at a later date will not be considered. There is no limit on numbers of photos and posts submitted for those who compete for the social media prize.

To be considered for social media prize, contestants must post a photo that represents your Sturdi-Built greenhouse best and use the hashtag #SturdiBuiltGreenhouse

Submit as many entries as you like between Tuesday, October 1st and 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, December 31st, but each photo/post submitted must be unique.

NOTE: Entries must be posted (i.e. you cannot simply ‘tag’ an older photo/video) from a public account during the challenge period. Those posted from private accounts and/or posted outside of the challenge period will NOT be eligible for the contest as accounts must be public for entries to be viewed. Winner will be chosen based on of quality of image and quality of caption. Winner will not be chosen based on number of “likes”. Subject to Official Rules and terms. Each photo submitted must be unique. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered or endorsed by or associated with Instagram or Facebook.

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

Image entries may be in color or black and white, and in 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 as long as a rectangular format is maintained. Images may be resized as long as 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 photography, 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 six 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 $250 for the ‘Best Greenhouse’

– One (1) prize of $100 for the ‘Best Gardening Greenhouse’ photo*

– One (1) prize of $100 for ‘Best Non-Gardening Greenhouse’ photo*

– Two (2) prizes of $100 each for ‘Best Greenhouse & Landscape Integration’ photo*

– One (1) prize of $100 for ‘Top Social Media Post’

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 March
1, 2020. 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 and
all media now or hereafter known for illustration, promotion, art, advertising
and trade, news, informational and educational purposes.

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