Get the most votes and you WIN an Arc'teryx Quintic Ski/Snowboard Backpack
To kick off the contest and to celebrate the Arc’teryx DEEP WINTER Photo Challenge happening in Whistler BC, on January 18, 2014, the first winner chosen will receive a larger Deep Winter themed prize pack of an Arc’teryx GORE-TEX® jacket and pants as well as a Quinitic backpack. (Jacket and Pant style based on availability) Pretty awesome right? Yeah, pretty awesome.
Contest begins Dec 11, 2013
Round one voting begins January 2, 2014. Voting is open for 7 days.
Round two voting begins February 2, 2014. Voting is open for 7 days.
Round three voting beings March 2, 2014. Voting is open for 7 days.
Eligible submissions end on Feb 28, 2014.
*No photos will carry over month to month and must be submitted after the 1st of each month to be eligible
Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. #DEEPWINTER (the "Competition") is open to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), and the following countries: United States of America (excluding Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Vermont, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, New York & Florida), Albania, Germany, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, United Kingdom, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and Vatican - who have reached the age of majority in the province or state in which they reside at the date of entry. Not valid in the province of Quebec or elsewhere where prohibited by law. Employees of Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited. The Competition is subject to all federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter or win. To enter, post a photograph on your personal social media account on Instagram. The Instagram text accompanying the photo must include the hashtags #DEEPWINTER and #ARCTERYX and portray the theme "Deep Winter".
The Competition will begin at 10:00:00 am (PDT) on December 11, 2013 and will end at 2:00:00 (PDT) on February 28, 2013 (the "Competition Period").
For criteria used in judging the photographs, see the Judging section below.
Entrant must be the owner of the photograph, or otherwise have the right to submit the photograph for consideration in the Competition. Entrant must have the permission of all persons or models in the photograph to use their image for this Competition and to grant the publicity rights and other rights granted to Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. in accordance with the Rules.
All content submitted by entrants may be posted by Arc’teryx Equipment Inc., and by their agents and representatives, to public viewing galleries and may also be used on other Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. owned website to promote the Competition.
With the exception of the first prize, each monthly prize winner will receive a Quinitic back pack from Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. The total approximate retail value of each prize will be between $200 to $300 CAD.
*The first prize winner selected in January, 2013 will receive one pair of Arc’teryx GORE-TEX® pants, one Arc’teryx GORE-TEX® jacket and a Quintic back pack. Total value of $1200 to $1600 CAD
JUDGING, WINNING AND NOTIFICATION
Winners will be selected throughout the Competition Period and will be selected as follows.
Prize Winners: On January 1, 2013, February 1, 2014. March 1. 2014 the Arc’teryx in-house photographers will chose five submission from all eligible entries received from the start of each month on the competition. The five chosen images will be posted to Facebook to be voted on by Arc’teryx Facebook fans, the winning entrant will be notified through their Twitter or Instagram account and/or by email and/or phone if publically available.
In each case, the judges will be Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. staff. The selection of the submissions will be at the sole discretion of the judges and will be based on the criteria of how well the photo represents the theme Deep Winter. Decisions of the judges will be final and binding.
CONDITIONS TO WIN
Before being declared a winner of any prize, the selected entrant will be required to sign a declaration and release form confirming compliance with Competition Rules and acceptance of prizes as offered; acknowledging the non-responsibility of Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their respective agents with respect to injuries, accident, loss or misfortune relating to the prize; and acknowledging Arc’teryx Equipment Inc.’s and their respective agents’ right to publish or broadcast the winner’s picture, name, address, voice and statements without charge or further compensation other than the prize offered.
In the event that a selected entrant is not eligible to claim the prize or does not claim the prize within 48 hours of their photo being selected as a winner, or is unwilling or unable to comply with the Rules, or any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that entry will be disqualified and the prize will be awarded to another contestant.
Winner may waive their right to receive a prize. Competition prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, and non-refundable, have no cash value and must be accepted by the winner as awarded. Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the specified prize is unavailable due to circumstances beyond their control.
Entrants acknowledge that this is an Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. Competition. By entering the Competition, entrants acknowledge that they have read, understood and agreed to be bound by the Rules.
By entering the Competition, entrants acknowledge that they are releasing Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their respective affiliates, sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family and household members of the above, and each of their respective affiliated companies, directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Competition or with the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including any travel, climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding related thereto (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light). By entering the Competition, entrants also agree to fully indemnify Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their respective directors, officers, employees, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, suppliers, sponsors and agents and hold each of them harmless from any and all claims costs, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Competition, including any use of the Prize, by any third parties.
Rules shall not operate to exclude or restrict any person’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from such person’s negligence, nor to exempt or restrict any person’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any liability that cannot be limited or excluded by law.
Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their agents are not responsible for: (a) any problems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems including Twitter or Instagram, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from playing or downloading materials in this promotion including the recording of game results; (b) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by the website users or by any equipment of programming associated with or utilized in the Competition, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries; or (c) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries or the website. Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Competition should a virus or bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. or their agents corrupt the security or proper administration of the Competition. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. If the identity of an online entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder in Instagram at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant.
Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Competition, any prize awarded or any use of any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the province of British Columbia, Canada to the extent permitted by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. in connection with the Competition, any prize awarded or any use of any prize awarded, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the province of British Columbia, Canada, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the province of British Columbia, Canada.