Photo Contest

PhotoContest

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RULES AND CONTEST INFORMATION

PHOTO CONTEST RULES
The rules are very easy making it possible for anyone to win. There are 5 Categories to enter your photo in.

  1. Open Category
  2. Hunter with a Trophy
  3. Hunter in the Field
  4. Live Animal
  5. Youth in the Outdoors

Entry:

  • No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Multiple entries will be accepted.
  • By submitting an entry, you agree to the terms defined within the official rules. By providing your entry, you give full and unlimited rights to the Sponsor to use, edit, broadcast, and reproduce your picture as the Sponsor sees fit.
  • Entries will only be accepted on the NNSCI.com website and by mail.
  • Photo Contests open only to U.S. residents.
  • To enter, submit photos along with a fully completed Entry Form either by mailing it to:
    • NNSCI PHOTO CONTEST 4790 Caughlin Parkway, PMB 227 Reno, NV 89519 or by submitting it electronically on-line at nnsci.com.
      All entries must be received not later than February 1, 2017.

Timing:

The Contest begins on August 19, 2016 and ends on February 1, 2017.

Winner Selection:

  • The top 3 finalists in each category will be chosen by March 1, 2017 and contacted by e-mail.
  • Top 3 finalists in each category will be selected by the Sponsor and the final winner will be chosen by the 2017 March 10th annual banquet fundraiser by the attendees. The winners will be announced via social media on March 13, 2017. Five winners will be selected. The winner will be selected upon verification by the Sponsor that all Contest requirements have been met. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  • Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest. The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
  • Finalist will be placed on a special "Finalists Page" within NNSCI’s web site where the 2017 Annual NNSCI Banquet dinner attendees will vote on the best Photos at the March 10th, 2017 Banquet Fundraiser. Winner's place in the contest will be determined by how many votes their entry receives. Most votes will receive the grand prize.

Prizes:

The winner of each category will receive one (1) Sitka gear gift card valued at $100. No substitution is permitted.

General:

Contests organized by the Northern Nevada Chapter Safari Club International ("NNSCI"), as sponsor of NNSCI Photo Contest. Participation in contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these rules. Noncompliance with these rules shall be grounds for disqualifications. NNSCI reserves the right to certify all entries.
No purchase necessary to enter to win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
You can enter the contest as many times as you like but individuals may only win once in each Photo category.

Decisions of NNSCI judges are final. Photos will not be returned and become the property of NNSCI . Contest entrants grant NNSCI the right to edit, re-size, modify, adapt, reproduce, publish, post and otherwise use, or to permit third parties to use, and entry, in whole or in part, separately or together with the name of the contest entrants. Photos submitted may be used throughout the year in NNSCI publications, or NNSCI's Web sites or in third party materials and or web sites.

Photo entrants must have taken the photo, or be the person in the photo and have permission from the photographer to enter the contest. Contest entrants must label the back of each photo and story with their name and the date their photos.

Prizes will be issued to qualified winners by NNSCI. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash value, substituted or exchange by the winner; however, SWFA reserves the right to substitute prizes as necessary. Federal, state and /or local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

For a list of winners, send a self-addresses stamped envelope by March 30, 2017 to : "Winners Names", NNSCI Photo Contest, 4790 Caughlin Parkway, PMB 227 Reno, NV 89519.

Entrants agree to release and hold NNSCI, its affiliates, and each of their respective directors, officers and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims and liabilities of any kind arising in any manner from their participation in the contest or acceptance and/or use of prizes.

NNSCI shall not be responsible or liable for : (i) late, list delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (iii)failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed transmissions of any kind; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the reasonable control of NNCSI that may cause the contests to be disrupted or corrupted: or (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest. NNSCI reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the contests at any time for any reason without notice.

NNSCI reserves the right to make changes to these rules and procedures at any time for any reason without notice.

Don't Have a Scanner or Digital Camera?
Photos and transparencies can also be mailed to the following address:

NNSCI Photo Contest
4790 Caughlin Parkway, PMB 227
Reno, NV 89519

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Entrants agree to completely release Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram of any responsibility related to this Contest. Entrants agree to providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

By entering this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.

Limitations of Liability:

The Sponsor is not responsible for and may disqualify entries that are lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, misdirected, failed transmissions, or partial or garbled transmissions, whether the result of human, mechanical, or electronic error or whether in the transmission, submission, or processing of the entries or otherwise. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, authorized or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or entries on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, NNSCI reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.

The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry of an entrant who is found tampering with the entry process or with the conduct or operation of any Contest or in violation of these Official Contest Rules.

Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expresses or implied, outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for prize an item of equal or greater value in is the event an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply.

Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Winner hereby further agrees that he/she will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification.

Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material, and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.