Backyard Photo Contest
Rules and Regulations
Contest Period: June 15-Aug 1
Contest Prize: $100 Best Buy Gift Card
Photos must be 300ppi and at least 1000 pixels (long edge).
One entry per person and/or e-mail address and/or Facebook account.
A winning entry will be selected from all entries submitted during this Contest Period by representative of Fieldgate. Entries will be judged based on subject, quality of photo and composition.
Eligibility: The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, 13 years of age and older, excluding Quebec. If you are under the age of majority in your province of residence, you must have permission of a parent or guardian in order to participate in this Contest and receipt of any prize will require a parent or guardian signature. You are not eligible to enter if you are an employee or contractors of the Contest Sponsor(s) or their advertising or promotional agencies or affiliates, or immediate families of or anyone living with any employee or contractor of the Contest Sponsor(s) or their advertising or promotional agencies or affiliates. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. Contestants who reside in areas where the Contest is prohibited by law may participate in the Contest but will be ineligible for the prizes. Chances of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
If the winning entrant cannot be contacted within ten (10) business days of the first attempt to contact or, if contacted, does not claim his/her prize, or does not meet all of the Contest conditions outlined in these Rules, the entrant will be disqualified and forfeits his/her prize, and another entrant will be selected.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable, no substitutions will be made, whether in cash or alternate product. The Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equivalent or greater value, in the event that, for reasons beyond their control, the Sponsors are unable to award a prize as described in these rules.
In the event that the Contest is cancelled due to computer virus, bugs or tampering, technical failure or other hardware or software issues the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without advance notice.
By submitting User-Generated Content to the Social Media Channels, you represent and warrant that:
You are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property rights in such content and such content does not contain any third-party trademarked or copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third-party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of such material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant Fieldgate all relevant licenses and permissions to use the material as contemplated herein All "moral rights" that you may have in such content have been voluntarily waived by you in favour of Fieldgate and its Affiliates; All such content is accurate and you are not misrepresenting your identity in any way; Public use of the User-Generated Content does not violate the terms and conditions of this Policy; and none of your User-Generated Content, whether to your knowledge or otherwise, contains any error or defect in material or information which may, among other things, be a libel, slander, defamation or obscenity, or promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offence or civil liability on the part of any person or entity. Judges reserve the right to disqualify an entry should it be deemed inappropriate or not suitable for entry in the contest. Release: Prior to receiving any prize, the winner will be required answer a skill testing question and sign a form releasing the Contest Sponsor(s) of all liability, confirming compliance with these Rules and consenting to the use of his or her name and photograph, without any further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Contest Sponsor(s) and/or their advertising and promotional agencies.
Publication: The Contest Sponsor reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry, winners first name, last initial and city as it relates to the promotion of this contest, or on their online community (Fieldgate's Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Google+).
A Note From Fieldgate's Social Media Team: We know that you may have some concerns about how we might use your photo. As a company that is full of passionate photographers, we certainly understand!
We would like to assure you that we do not use contest entries to advertize products. However, we do love to show off how creative and talented our incredible online community is! So sometimes we will share some of the fantastic photography that we have received in order to inspire our community, or to encourage them to either submit their own photos, or view the other contest entries. If we share your photo, we will always include a credit to you with your first name and last initial.