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OFFICIAL RULES Bro’d to SIA Enter to Win a Free Trip to Denver

Please read these rules carefully.
posted: 10/01/2013

OFFICIAL RULES

Bro’d to SIA Contest

The Bro’d to SIA Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Skiing Magazine, a publication of Active Interest Media (“Sponsor”).

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE includes:

  • — Roundtrip airfare to/from Denver (up to $500.00)
  • — Ground transportation to/from Denver International Airport
  • — Up to three (3) nights lodging
  • — Two (2) lunch vouchers for the SIA Snow Show
  • — Free SIA Snow Show and On-Snow Demo registration

Value approximately $1,400.00

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited. PRIZES MAY BE SUBJECT TO TAX; ALL APPLICABLE TAXES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to individuals, between the ages of twenty-one (21) and twenty-five (25) at time of entry, who are legal residents of the United States or Canada, excluding the Province of Quebec. Employees of Active Interest Media and its parent companies, subsidiaries or agents, their immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse and grandparents), and those domiciled with any of the foregoing are not eligible.

ENTRY:  All entrants must submit a 150-word essay on why they should be chosen as the winner. Entrant must enter via our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/SkiingMag. All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. Submissions to the Contest must be received by December 14, 2013 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time in order to be eligible; entries received after that time will be deemed ineligible to win. All submitted entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries. Each entry must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or corporate entries) and all components of the entry must be the original creation of the submitting participant. Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Entries may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the entrant absent a suitable license or permission agreement, proof of which is required. Entries containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Online entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. One entry per person; multiple entries will be disqualified.

JUDGING:  A panel of judges consisting of Skiing Magazine editors will select the winning entry based equally upon the criteria of a compelling reason to want to attend the SnowSports Industries America (“SIA”) Snow Show to further his/her knowledge of the industry and depth of experience, with a goal of supporting specialty ski retail. By entering, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and that the decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects. Judging will be completed by December 15, 2013, and potential winners will be notified by email on or before December 15, 2013. Sponsor reserves the right not to select any winning submissions based upon the quantity or content of submissions. Potential winners may be required to sign and return a sworn Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release. If required documentation is not returned within seven (7) business days of notification, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, any prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. 

PRIZE AWARDS:  Prizes will be awarded within sixty (60) days after winner verification. No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including cash, for any reason. Sponsor is required by law to report prize values to taxing authorities; all taxes and any other incidental expenses on prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.

GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS:  By entering, you represent that: (i) your entry is your own original work; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the Contest. By entering, you grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). By participating in the Contest, you agree to release Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, in any Contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant's ability to enter the Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules and to disqualify permanently from the Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules. Winner may be required to write blog posts, take photographs, post to social media sites including (but not limited to) Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and be available for a question and answer session about winner’s experience.

PRIVACY:  By entering, you agree that the information you provide may be sent to promotional partners of the Sponsor. You may be contacted by the Sponsor and/or promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Contest is subject to the privacy policies of the Sponsor.

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