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The object of the Contest is to create an original piece of artwork using the blank form of the iconic logo, Chuck the GOAT (the "Entry"). You must post your Entry via a public Instagram post on Instagram using your public Instagram account, and include the hashtag #goatusacontest2020 (the "Hashtag") in accordance with these Official Rules to be eligible. Staff members of GOAT USA (the "Judges") will select the most compelling Entry in accordance with these Official Rules and based upon criteria set forth in the Judging section below to determine the Winner (defined below). In the event, you do not have a public instagram account, entries will be accepted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest entry period begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on October 28, 2020, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on November 30, 2020 (the "Entry Period").
JUDGING: The Judges will judge all eligible Entries to determine the most compelling Entry based on the following criteria: Creativity/Originality (70%) and Relevance to Contest theme, (20%) and Cleanliness (10%). On or about December 2nd, the most compelling Entries, as determined by the Judges, will be deemed a contest finalists. The finalists will be announced on Instagram. On or about two days later, December 4th, The winning Entry a "Winning Entry” will be announced. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the eligible participant that submitted the Winning Entry, as determined by the Judges, will be declared the official winner of the Contest. In the event of a tie for any potential Winning Entry, both contestants will win.
PRIZES: To Be Awarded. The winner will have their GOAT USA Logo created into a sticker that will be distributed by GOAT USA. The winning creation will be featured on the GOAT USA Instagram (38K+ followers). The sticker that will be featured with www.goatusa.com orders during a selected Spring or Summer 2021 month. Monetary compensation will include $250.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION: GOAT USA will announce the winner on their own Instagram by posting the winning entry. They will also make an effort to get in touch with the original artists so they may redeem the rewards.
SPONSOR: GOAT USA, 180 Dupont St., Plainview, NY, 11803
Upon entry, GOAT USA will have controlling ownership and consent to copyright the created artwork.
All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
GOAT USA, Inc, Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook"), Apple, Inc., Instagram, Inc., ("Instagram"), Twitter, Inc. ("Twitter") and each of their respective parent companies, trustees, subsidiaries, franchisees, assignees, affiliates, licensees, agents, independent contractors, telecasters, sponsors, licensees and advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective general and limited partners, members, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees, representatives and contractors (collectively, the "Released Parties") shall not be responsible for lost, late, stolen, garbled, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries, for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry information whether caused by a participant, equipment, or technical malfunction or for any human error, technical error or malfunctions.
Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, computer, network, typographical, printing, human or other errors relating to or in connection with this Contest, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the offer or administration of this Contest, the processing of entries, the tabulation of scores, the cancellation of games or any errors appearing in any Contest related-materials including, but not limited, to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the Winners or the distribution of the Prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.
Released Parties make no warranties, express or implied, relative to the use or enjoyment of the Prize (or any portion thereof) including, without limitation, its quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. By entering the Contest, each participant agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and fully release the Released Parties from any and all claims, demands, losses, promises, causes of action and/or liabilities for any injuries, losses, death, or damages of any kind caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by participation in, or preparation for, the Contest, Contest-related activity, participant's Entry, or resulting from the acceptance, possession, quality, use or misuse of the Prize (or any portion thereof) including any travel or activity related thereto.
If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason including, without limitation, as a result of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, cancellation of games, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and, if terminated, to determine the Winners, if any, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries submitted up to the point of termination.
Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network, cable, satellite, wireless, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or lines, computer systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, malfunctions of wireless devices, wireless service problems, cellular tower equipment, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or wireless service congestion, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND SPONSOR, GOAT USA, Inc. AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an Instagram account, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the Instagram account that submitted the Entry at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person assigned to an Instagram account by Instagram.com.
In the event that the Contest is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Contest, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, the Released Parties shall have no liability to any participant who is disqualified due to such an action.
than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.