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Important:  Please read these rules before entering this contest (the “Contest”). By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below. 




Eligibility.  PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING.  THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE. A PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR ANY ENTRANT UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST CONSENT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES PRIOR TO ENTRY, AND IF AN ENTRANT UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE IS CHOSEN AS A FINALIST, SUCH ENTRANT’S PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST SIGN AND DELIVER A DOCUMENT TO CONTEST SPONSORS CONSENTING TO THESE RULES ON BEHALF OF ENTRANT. IF YOU DO NOT MEET ANY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND THE CONTEST SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO YOU. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed in the manner and format designated below.  Directors, officers and employees of the Contest Sponsors and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes.  All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.  Offer void where prohibited by law.


Disclaimer.  Contest Sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Contest Sponsors or by non-authorized human intervention; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.


Contest Period.  The Contest starts on September 7, 2016 at 12:01 AM CST and ends on September 29, 2016 at 11:59 PM CST (the “Contest Period”).  All entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible to win a prize.


How to Enter.  During the Contest Period (1) Take a photo of yourself wearing vintage or vintage-style clothing and/or accessories, (2) Post the photo to either Instagram or Facebook, (3) Use the hashtag #VintageGrapevine in your post, (4) Mention/Tag either one or both Contest Sponsors in your post. This Mention/Tag must link to one of the Contest Sponsors and be publicly visible. By uploading your Submission, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions listed below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Contest Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if they believe, in their sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions. By uploading your Submission, in addition to rights granted below, you: (a) grant to Contest Sponsors all rights necessary to display your Submission on Contest Sponsors’ Web sites and Facebook pages, and Instagram accounts; (b) hereby waive any so-called moral (e.g., creative rights) in your Submission; (c) represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the rights granted in these Official Rules; and (d) represent and warrant that your Submission and its use as contemplated in these Official Rules does not and will not violate, misappropriate, or infringe upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.


Submission Guidelines:

  • The Submission must be a digital photo;
  • The Submission must be entrant’s original creation and owned one hundred percent (100%) by the entrant;
  • The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means; and
  • The Submission must depict the entrant wearing vintage or vintage-style clothing, makeup, and/or accessories.


Content Restrictions:

  • The Submission must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;
  • The Submission must not disparage any person or entity;
  • The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;
  • The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
  • The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.


For All Submissions:  You may submit no more than a total of one Submission during the Contest Period.  Submissions received from any person in excess of the stated limit, whether through multiple or different Facebook or Instagram accounts or other applicable accounts or means, will be void.  Entrant must have signed permission from all individuals (parents/legal guardian of children, if featured and if not your own) that appear in the Submission to use their name and image in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein.  If requested by Contest Sponsors, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to such Sponsors.  By uploading a Submission, entrant grants to Contest Sponsors a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, and otherwise exploit the Submission in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way Contest Sponsors see fit including, but not limited to, entertainment, instruction/education, promotional, advertising and/or marketing purposes.  In connection with all rights granted herein, Contest Sponsors shall also have the irrevocable right to incorporate Submissions, in whole or in part, into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed.  If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Contest Sponsors or their designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.  Proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Contest Sponsors.


Selection and Notification of Finalists.  A panel of judges, determined by Contest Sponsors in their sole discretion, (the “Judging Panel”) will select a minimum of four (4) finalists. Selection of the finalists will be based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”): (a) how creative it is; (b) the extent to which it is inspirational; (c) how well it fits the Contest Theme; and (d) the quality of the Submission.  Finalists will be notified on or about October 1, 2016 via their method of entry (either Facebook or Instagram).


Selection of Winner. Finalists will be announced on the Contest Sponsors’ Facebook Pages and Instagram Accounts on October 3, 2016. The Winner will be chosen by popular vote. Each “like” on a Finalist’s photo shall constitute a vote, and each comment mentioning a Finalist’s photo shall constitute a vote. On Facebook, votes will also be counted on public shares. Individuals may vote more than once, but if any votes are determined to come from fake or dummy profiles, they may be disregarded. Contest Sponsors in their sole discretion will determine the validity of votes. The time period for voting begins when Finalists are announced by Contest Sponsors, and ends October 10, 2016 at 11:59PM CST. The winner will be announced on or before October 11, 2016. To claim the prize, the winner should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification.


Identity of Entrant. If a dispute arises about the identity of the entrant, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the account through which the entry was submitted.


Prize Package.  The Prize includes the following: (1) Your choice of a Vintage Glamour Photo Shoot to  OR a Pop Art Photo Shoot to be conducted on Sunday, October 16, 2015. Photo Shoots come with your choice of an 8X10 printed portrait or a digital copy of your best shot. Additional prints or digital copies are not included in the prize package, and come at an additional cost. (2) Your choice of outfit to be borrowed from Vintage Tex for your shoot. Maximum loan value is $200, additional restrictions apply. (3) A Gift Certificate from Vintage Tex in the amount of $100.  One (1) Prize winner will be selected.  The total approximate retail value of the Prize is $500.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.  The Prize will be awarded.  If the Prize is not claimed within two (2) days after notification, the Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to the second place entrant. The Prize is not transferable, cannot be exchanged for cash.  The Prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).


No Facebook or Instagram Endorsement.  This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. Any information you provide in connection with the Contest is to the Contest Sponsors and not to Facebook.  You understand that by using and interacting with www.facebook.com, you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of www.facebook.com.  You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies for www.facebook.com, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Facebook. You understand that by using and interacting with www.instagram.com you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of www.instagram.com.  You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies for www.instagram.com, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Instagram.


General Release.  By entering the Contest, you release Contest Sponsors and Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.


Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc.  Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes permission to use Winner’s name, Facebook name, Instagram name, likeness (including photos taken of the Winner as part of the Prize Package), persona, hometown, and/or Prize information in all media now known or later devised throughout the universe in perpetuity for all purposes Contest Sponsors deems appropriate – including, without limitation, for promotional and publicity purposes – without further permission or compensation.  As a condition of being awarded any Prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may be required to execute a written consent, confirming Contest Sponsors’ right to use such Winner’s name, Facebook name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information without further permission or compensation.


Affidavit and Release.  As a condition of being awarded any Prize, winner may (in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion) be required to execute and deliver to Contest Sponsors a signed affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Contest Sponsors in their sole discretion.


Winner List; Rules Request.  For the Winner List or to obtain a copy of these Official Rules, send an email with subject line: “Vintage Photo Contest” to jen@vintagetex.com before April 6, 2016.


Miscellaneous.  The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the state of Texas, U.S.A.  Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Contest Sponsors, which are final and binding in all respects.  Contest Sponsors reserve the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in their sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any entrant’s participation in the Contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond Contest Sponsors’ control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest, or one or more Contest Sponsors otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Contest as planned, in which event all Prizes will be awarded via the process outlined in these Official Rules, from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, Contest Sponsors reserve the right to amend, modify, or cancel the Contest at any time without notice.  Entrants who violate these Official Rules; violate any law, rule, or regulation in connection with participation in the Contest; tamper with the operation of the Contest or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Contest Sponsors, the Contest, or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Contest.  Contest Sponsors reserve the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest.  Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect.  If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Contest, please email them to jen@vintagetex.com or send written questions to Vintage Tex, 603 S Main St, Suite 300, Grapevine, TX 76051.


Contest Sponsors: Vintage Tex 603 S Main St, Suite 300, Grapevine, TX 76051. Vintage Glamour by Simple Moments Photography, 209 North Dooley St, Grapevine, TX 76051.